National Anthropological Archives

MS 2134 Southern Cheyenne legends

Summary

Collection ID:
NAA.MS2134
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Black, Harry
Haag, Mack
Dates:
June 1932
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
1 Item
writing tablet
71 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Legends: "The Stinking Owl, "The Buffalo Bones," "Crazy Lime," "Twins," are in Mack Haag╩╣s handwriting (cf. Ms. 3335, v. 1); Harry Black is given as informant for the latter two. "The Last Hero," "The White Buffalo," "The Four Warriors," "The Spider and Coyote," and "Bear and Skunk," are in another handwriting (apparently the same as that in Manuscript 3342, 3220, and the unidentified writing in 3335). Includes note by Michelson on witchcraft, on reverse of 1 page about halfway through tablet.

Administration

Sponsor
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.

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Using the Collection

Preferred Citation
Manuscript 2134, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Local Numbers

Local Numbers
NAA MS 2134


Keywords

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Witchcraft -- Cheyenne Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folklore -- Cheyenne Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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