Contains descriptions and names in Hopi for types of Hopi pottery and pottery designs. Also included are kachinas, kachina headgear, toys, baskets and ladles.
Accompanying the sound recording is a Xerox copy of a pamphlet describing the songs and the recording of them.
Included are accounts of experiences in a government school at Keams Canyon; a version of the emergence myth; conversations with Yukiwma about Kokop Clan traditions; narrative about a Mexican slave raid on Oraibi; discussions of weaving and health practices, personal and tribal history, interrelationship among Hopi clans; contrasts of Hopi and Nava...
The 3 page vocabulary is dated 1872, with "Oraibi" written at the top. Contains numbers and miscellaneous phrases. The 21 page vocabulary has the same text of Manuscript 1795a, volume 6, but is a later copy as it contains additional entries and distinguishes the vowel u, which Mauscript 1795a does not. The 2 page vocabulary was formerly filed wit...
Also sketch of Chief's house.
Concerns charges against agent R.E. Burris, that involved controversies between missionaries and the Hopi. In general the affidavits concern happenings at Hopi dances, particularly those that were regarded as immoral.
Typescript was made between 1933 and 1955. F. J. Dockstader added diacriticals and augmented the English glosses of the typescript October 19-22, 1955.
Terms are given mainly in Hopi, with some Navajo.