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Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
undated
Size:
31 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1248
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Names chief deity of each group.

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Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Cultee, Charles
Dates:
1890
Size:
159 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1313
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Cathlamet- 38 pages: 1. 11 pages, untitled (Woman named Ak asque nasquena) 2. Ne kciamtcact, pages 12-16. 3.The robin and the salmon berry, pages 17-21. 4. Tia pequoacqoac.-Kataloma- pages 22-29. 5. Mink, pages 30-38. Chehalis- 14 pages. Chinook- 50 pages-5 stories. Clatsop- 3 pages. Untitled. (Coyote and Snake fish for salmon.) Salishan- 54 pages.

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Hurston, Zora Neale
Dates:
1927-1929
Size:
248 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7532
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The folklore (stories, jokes, and sayings) was recorded by Hurston and used to prepare her book Mules and Men. The NAA vertical files includes a letter from Drs. Akua Duku Anokye and Sally McLendon with related copies of letters written by Hurston concerning the background of the document and Anokye and McLendon's opinion that it represents the "sc...

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Creators:
Faris, Lafayette
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Dates:
September 3, 1880
Size:
3 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3832
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Comments on similarity of myth of So-kuswai-un-ants (published by Powell in Report of Exploration of Colorado River) and Egyptian tradition reported by Herodotus.

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Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906
Dates:
circa 1884-1885
Size:
250 Sheets
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2170
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also section captioned "Nosa [Yana] stories, Jennie, May, 1885."

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Wolf, G.
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Linton, Ralph, 1893-1953
Dates:
ca. 1923
Size:
103 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7592
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two set of folk tales in Tehuelche with English translations. Also includes a letter from Wolf to Franz Boas and transmittal and acknowledgement letters exchanged between Ralph Linton and Boas's secretary.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Jerome, Nicholas, Chief
Dates:
1910
Size:
89 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2800
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three Micmac stories handwritten in English by Chief Nicholas Jerome. These were collected by Truman Michelson during his fieldwork among the Micmac of Restigouche, Canada in 1910. The stories are: "The wejiboque," "The man who married the beaver," and "The man who married among the giants."

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Walker, Lillian
Dates:
undated
Size:
35 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2744
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ottawa linguistic notes and stories collected by Truman Michelson from Lillian Walker, age 16. Includes vocabulary, pronominal paradigms, a letter in Ottawa with an English translation, and stories in Ottawa and English. There are also notes on the list of stories known by Walker; information about her family; and locations of the Ottawa.

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Russell, Frank, 1868-1903
Gun-si Vi-gil
Quintana, Juan
Quintana, Reuben
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Dates:
1898
Size:
143 pages
1 Volume
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1302A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Vocabulary listed according to categories in Powellʼs printed outline with added information on culture, customs and religion.

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Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1897
Size:
44 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS411
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: Prevention of smallpox, scarlatina, and other contagious diseases; ku-ne' -hra-ye-nen; ka-ne-sen'-the; na't-ken-hya'-ks-ru-nrn-hru'; Tree of language (Tuscarora); Fire; Cats; Medicine notes; John Foxe's seventy dollar medicine; child bed; diarrhea; dropsy; black jaundice; asthma; love potion; age of puberty; A-ku-tren'-we; A-tu-ta-ho'.

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