MS 3653 Letters addressed to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, from Indian Agents
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Replies to correspondence (circular letter) sent to various Indian Agencies relative to marriage customs among the various Indian tribes. The tribes represented are: Flathead, Kalispel, Kootenai, Mescalero Apache, Navaho, Oto, Pend d Oreille, and Shoshoni.
MS 687 Essays concerning "Migrations among the Indians," "Mode of Indian Warfare," and "Early Indian Marriage Customs: Nez Perces"
MS 3455 Account of an Indian wedding (Makah) which took place at Mr Hancock's house at Neah Bay, Strait of Juan de Fuca
Stevens, Isaac Ingalls, 1818-1862
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
In Mr Hancock's writing, accompanied by a letter of transmittal addressed to Governor "Steavens" (Stevens).
Eskimos hunting, Eskimo family, animals, and white men by Eskimo artist from Cumberland Gulf, (Northwest Territory (?), Canada)
Two drawings are inscribed (or S.?) "Doctor."
MS 998 Three texts with interlinear English translations from Stephen Savage, Grande Ronde Reservation, Oregon, December 1877
Text as follows: "Marriage Ceremonies," 1 page. (The original contains notes following the text which are not included here.) "The Myth of the Coyote." 3 pages. "The Molala tribe raided by the Cayuse Indians," 9 pages.
MS 2029 Words, sentences and various texts collected at the Grande Ronde Agency, Northwestern Oregon, in November & Decb., 1877
Material includes: Molala words and sentences, numbered pages 3-36. "Marriage Ceremonies" as given by Stephen Savage, December 1877, 2 pages. Text and interlinear English translation. "Myth of the Coyote." December 1877, 3 pages. Text and interlinear English translation. Story of a conflict between the Cayuse and Molala (or "The Molala tribe raided by the Cayuse …
MS 2081 Ethnology; legends; linguistics
Contents include Sun Dance; Tcikusapatag-conjuring; physical anthropology of the above tribes; marriage (Cree); story of Cree culture hero-W.-; list of tribes known to Cree; Cree linguistics, vocabularies and tables of moods. For physical anthropology description see main card under FOX. Chippewa: 1 page note physical anthropology, measurements of one "Salteaux woman …
MS 2139 Miscellaneous ethnological notes and photograph
Young Bear, George
Includes gentes and special hair cuts; lists of months, modern; Fox syllabary; courting notes and translations; various linguistic matters; names of cards; lists of gentes; various games; Fox names of various Indian tribes; text and translation of "A wonderful man-woman", original probably by Young Bear, translated by George (Young?) Bear …
MS 2008-07 Ethnographic Fieldnotes Concerning the Chippewa
Casagrande, Joseph B. (Joseph Bartholomew), 1915-1982
Friedl, Ernestine, 1920-2015
Ritzenthaler, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1911-1980
Based on ethnographic fieldwork conduced by Victor Barnouw, Joseph Casagrande, Ernestine Friedl and Robert Ritzenthaler among the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Chippewa, Wisconsin. Some of this material may be restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
MS 1766 The Twana, Chemakum, and Clallam Indians of Washington Territory; a historic account prepared for the press
Contents: Part I-Man. A. Names, locations, and divisions of the tribes. Twanas, Chemakums, Clallams. B. History. C. Population, and causes affecting. D. Progress: In medical practice. In house building. In dress. In implements. In social customs. In education. In morals. In religion. Part II- Surroundings. A. Inorganic. Outline, etc., of …