MS 794-a Ute and Paiute legends
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS794A
Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
1873
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
322 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contains 46 stories.
Scope and Contents
Ute and Paiute Stories: Arbitrary reference number: 1. Ta-vu has a fight with the sun 19 pages. 2. Origin of water 2 pages. 3. Pats-ug the Otter is transformed into a Fish, 4 pages. 4. To-gok and his brother, or Snow, Hail, Rain and Thunder, 7 pages. 5. I-tsa marries his Daughter, 5 pages. 6. Pa-vits and Po-nig or the Weasel and Skunk, 9 pages. 7. I-Tsa lets the animals out of the Cave, 10 pages. 8. Origin of the Numas, 4 pages. 9. Origin of the Moon and length of the Year, 6 pages. 10. I-tsa punished by I-sha, 12 pages. 11. Hu-na is chosen Grave-digger, 3 pages. 12. Ko-ip seeks revenge on I-tsa, 10 pages. 13. Good and bad People, 2 pages. 14. Shin-av and the Birds, 4 pages. 15. To-gok procures a Rattle, 3 pages 16. Story of the Sai-du-kas, 3 pages. 17. Pa-o-ha, 5 pages. 18. Wa-na-ta-win-ni and Ni-mi-ap, 2 pages. 19. How Pa-so-wa-vits won his wife, 17 pages.
Scope and Contents
Ute and Paiute Stories: Arbitrary reference Number: 20. Shin-au-av and To-ko-puts, 5 pages. 21. The first Child born, 8 pages. 22. Pu-ni and Ta-vwats (The Skunk and the Chipmunk), 10 pages. 23. The Son of Shin-au-av Pa-vits loves the wife of Kwi-ats, 6 pages. 24. Shin-au-av and Nu-wa-pa-kuts, 6 pages. 25. How Ai-ai got his wife, 5 pages. 26. The Flood, 5 pages. 27. Shin-au-av Pa-vits and Tum-pwi-nai-ro-gwi-nump, 9 pages. 28. Story of the Eagle, 18 pages. 29. General discussion from Story of the Flood, 3 pages. Ong, Chai-ok and Shinau-av go to a distant mountain to gather pine nuts, 3 pages. 31. The story of the moon, 3 pages. 32. The son of the younger Shin-au-av is punished for disobedience, 4 pages. 33. Story of Hu-pats and Kom, 18 pages. 34. The abandoned Boy, 9 pages. 35. Chu-ar-um-pu-run-kunt and the Yu-kuts, 8 pages. 36. Hu-pats visits the Jay Nation on the Kaibab, 16 pages. 37. The Shin-au-av Brothers discuss matters of importance to the people, 12 pages. 38. Shin-au-av and Yam-puts, 8 pages. 39. The origin of the Canyons of the Colorado, 3 pages. 40. Origin of the Echo (Gosiute), 12 pages. 41. Origin of the Echo (Paiute), 5 pages. 42. Origin of the Mountains, Valleys, Canyons, etc., 5 pages. 43. Corn brought to the earth, 7 pages. 44. Spirits (Numas), 4 pages. 45. General discussion (Pa-vi-ot-si), 1 page. 46. Shu'-ni-am. 2 pages. (Found in file 6/60 but previously unlisted.)

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Microfilm negative, Reel 9.
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Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 794-a

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Ta-vu has a fight with the sun
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Origin of water
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Pats-ug the Otter is transformed into a fish
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To-gok and his brother, or Snow, Hail, Rain and Thunder
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I-tsa marries his daughter
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Pa-vits and Ponig or the Weasel and Skunk
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I-tsa lets the animals out of the Cave
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Origin of the Numas
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Origin of the Moon and length of the Year
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I-tsa punished by I-sha
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Hu-na is chosen Grave-digger
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Ko-ip seeks revenge on I-tsa
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Good and bad People
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Shin-av and the Birds
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To-gok procures a Rattle
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Story of the Sai-du-kas
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Pa-o-ha
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Wa-na-ta-win-ni and Ni-mi-ap
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How Pa-so-wa-vits won his wife
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Shin-au-av and To-ko-puts
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The first Child Born
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Pu-ni and Ta-vwats (The Skunk and the Chipmunk)
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The son of Shin-au-av Pa-vits loves the wife of Kwi-ats
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Shin-au-av and Nu-wa-pa-kuts
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How Ai-ai got his Wife
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The Flood
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Shin-au-av Pa-vits and Tum-pwi-nai-ro-gwi-nump
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Story of the Eagle
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General discussion from Story of the Flood
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Ong, Chai-ok and Shinau-ay go to a distant mountain to gather pine-nuts
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The story of the Moon
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The son of the younger Shin-au-av is punished for disobedience
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Story of Hu-pats and Kom
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The abandoned Boy
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Chu-ar-um-pu-run-kunt and the Yu-kuts
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Hu-pats visits the Jay nation on the Kaibab
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The Shin-au-av Brothers discuss matters of importance to the people
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Shin-au-av and Yam-puts
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The origin of the Canyons of the Colorado
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Origin of the Echo
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Origin of the Mountains, Valleys, Canyons, etc
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Corn brought to the earth
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Spirits (Numas)
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Shu'-ni-am

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Citation
Manuscript 794-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Folklore -- Ute Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paiute Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ute Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Basin Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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