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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Oba Ademuwagun Adesida II, the Deji (ruler) of Akure, in courtyard of Akure palace. "Because of changing historical circumstances including disputes over succession, and inter-kingdom warfare, there are hundreds of Obas, but in fact not all hold the same degree of authority, and only those who can trace descent from one of th...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Bullard, Jack
Young Bear, George
Dates:
1926
Size:
153 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2677
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two texts in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary handwritten by Jack Bullard and English translations by George Young Bear. The texts by Bullard are "Meshkwihowa" and "Little River blessed by Wisahkeha." The English translations are for pages 2-67 of "Little River blessed by Wisahkeha" and for a "Pinash bundle" text in MS 2696.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Chuck, C.H.
Leaf, Bill
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
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Dates:
undated
Size:
205 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2658
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Eighteen stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Bill Leaf, Sakihtanohkweha, C.H. Chuck, Alfred Kiyana, and two unidentified writers. The stories were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Kiyana authored two texts, titled "The fast runner who ran through the air" and "The Indian woman long ago who was pursued by a grizzly bear." ...

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Creators:
Steen, Elizabeth K.
Dates:
circa 1930-1931
Size:
0.02 Linear feet
15 Photographs
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.196
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 15 photographs depicting Karajá (Caraja) peoples of Tocantins State in Brazil, circa 1930-1931.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Kiwatewa
Kiosatuck, Annie
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Dates:
1915
Size:
231 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2433
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Meskwaki (Fox) texts and kinship notes collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Four of the texts are by Alfred Kiyana in Meskwaki syllabary. The translated titles are "When Indians captured horses a long time ago," "The two youths who fasted who were brothers," "The one who runs fast," and "War dance." A fifth text is by Kiwatewa (Mrs.Paquane)...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Bullard, Jack
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Lincoln, Harry
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Dates:
undated
Size:
150 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2432
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Four Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts handwritten by Alfred Kiyana and Jack Bullard, with English translations by Truman Michelson and Harry Lincoln. The two texts by Kiyana are "Homo stuprator" and "When a young couple marries." The texts by Bullard are "Rainbow" and "Summer Bear." Most of the translations are in Michelson's hand; 6 lines of text on ...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Bullard, Jack
Davenport, Edward
Lincoln, Harry
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Dates:
undated
Size:
177 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2830
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts and linguistic notes collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The Meskwaki texts were handwritten by Jack Bullard and Edward Davenport. Bullard authored "Red Eagle" and "What Thunderers Did," both with English translations by Michelson. There is also an English translation by Michelson of MeùÞkwihowa, another story...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Abraham, Alice
Dates:
1929, 1967
Size:
39 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS833
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notebook containing Kickapoo syllabic texts handwritten in 1929 by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo residing in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Also English translations dictated by Alice Abraham of Shawnee, Oklahoma, and handwritten by her granddaugther Susan in 1967. The texts include a story of why rabbits only have fat on their shoulders and an anecdote f...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Allan, William
Ricard, Frank
Smallboy, Harvey, 1879-1947
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Dates:
1936
Size:
1 Notebook (147 pages) and 66 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3415
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Collection of Moose Cree and Albany Cree notes and texts compiled through Truman Michelson's work with Frank Ricard; William Allan; Harvey Smallboy; Simon Smallboy, brother of Harvey Smallboy; and Patrick Steven. A notebook, labelled "1936 II,"contains English translations and phonetic transcriptions of Moose Cree and Albany Cree syllabic texts in ...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Leaf, Bill
Dates:
undated
Size:
30 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2769
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Fragments of handwritten Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts and English translations. One page of Meskwaki text was authored by Bill Leaf. Five other Meskwaki texts are by an unidentified author. The text beginning "di sa wa tti" is a continuation of a story in MS 2768. The translations are by Truman Michelson and are of Meskwaki texts not present in MS...

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