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MS 2708 Arapaho stories collected by Truman Michelson
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Little Shield
Wolf Bear
White Breast
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Dates:
1910
Size:
187 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2708
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Arapaho stories collected by Truman Michelson from Little Shield, Wolf Bear, White Breast, and John Goggles, who also served as translator. There are stories handwritten in Arapaho, some of which include interlinear translations in English by Goggles. There are also free English translations by Goggles and Michelson in handwritten and …

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MS 2775 Fox story of Pichishaha by Alfred Kiyana
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Lincoln, Harry
Dates:
undated
Size:
63 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2775
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Story of Pichishaha (Petit Jean) handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, with an English translation by Harry Lincoln. Texts collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.

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MS 833 Kickapoo texts from Joseph Murdock
Creators:
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 …

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MS 2222 Fox story of Pichishaha by Sam Peters
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Dates:
undated
Size:
167 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2222
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Story of Pichishaha (Petit Jean) handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Sam Peters with a rough English translation by Truman Michelson.

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MS 2121 Fox story of Wapasaiya's younger brother Meskwasona by Alfred Kiyana
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Brown, Thomas, circa 1891-
Dates:
1916, undated
Size:
202 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2121
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Story of Wapasaiya's younger brother Meskwasona in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana with English translation by Thomas Brown. The translation is dated January 31, 1916, while Kiyana's text is undated.

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MS 2221 Fox story by Alfred Kiyana on the wooden manitou buffalo
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Poweshiek, Horace
Dates:
undated
Size:
76 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2221
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana on the wooden manitou buffalo with an English translation by Horace Poweshiek.

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MS 1861 Red Leggins legend in Fox syllabary by Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf)
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Sakihtanohkweha, 1875-1957
Dates:
undated
Size:
90 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1861
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Red Leggins legend handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Sakihtanohkweha, also known as Mrs. Bill Leaf, collected by Truman Michelson.

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MS 2743 Missouri Sauk and Potawatomi notes and texts collected by Truman Michelson
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Hale, Joe
Wap, John
Wap, Jesse
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Dates:
1917
Size:
74 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2743
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson's linguistic and ethnographic notes on the Missouri Sauk and Potawatomi. The majority of the materials are from his work among the Potawatomi in Kansas. Michelson worked closely with Joe Hale, who also served as an interpreter. Among the Potawatomi notes are stories in English about Wisaka (Wisakea). The …

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MS 1203 Kickapoo rabbit cycle legend by Joseph Murdock
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Dates:
1929
Size:
25 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1203
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Story of rabbit cycle handwritten in Kickapoo syllabary by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo. Truman Michelson collected the text from Murdock in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

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MS 2141 Fox text by Alfred Kiyana on a Fox clan sacred bundle
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Lincoln, Harry
Dates:
undated
Size:
62 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2141
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana on a Fox clan sacred bundle, with two English translations. The first translation is in Truman Michelson's hand, likely dictated by Harry Lincoln. The second translation is a summary with "Bill Leaf?" written on top of the first page. The Meskawaki text and …

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