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Dates:
1994
Size:
Video recordings (BetaSP)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.11
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Video record of an Osage Naming Ceremony (1994). Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within thi...

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972-1973
Size:
527 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.

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Dates:
circa 1960
Size:
1 Film reel (14 minutes, color silent; 497 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1999.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documents a celebration of Nigerian independence attended by British royalty (possibly Queen Elizabeth). Pageantry includes processions of various leaders and their tribal members and dances. Film also includes street scenes in Lagos with a parade of Catholics and Protestants adults and children, school children in their uniforms, a fun...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2761
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Singe page of a text in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary handwritten by Sam Peters. The text is part of a speech given at a clan feast.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
20 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2006
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Joe
Dates:
undated
Size:
99 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2765
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Text handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Joe Peters on religion dance. Collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1309
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

English translation by Truman Michelson of a text on Meskwaki (Fox) gens festival. The whereabouts of the original Meskwaki text is unknown.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Lincoln, Harry
Scott, Thomas
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Dates:
undated
Size:
115 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1892
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains two texts on mortuary rites in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana. The English translated titles are "When there is an adoption" and "Ghost Feast." These are accompanied by a notebook containing phonetic transcriptions by Tom Scott and Harry Lincoln and English translations by Truman Michelson. On the last page are g...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Shapochiwa
Young Bear, George
Dates:
undated
Size:
346 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3002A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Information from Shapochiwa regarding the rituals of the Singing Around Society, handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by an unidentified writer and translated into English by George Young Bear. There are also two pages of notes at the end of the translation on members and initiation to the society.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3207
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notes on Kickapoo namining ceremonies and clans collected by Truman Michelson. Information was provided by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo residing in Oklahoma. The notes are primarily in English with some Kickapoo written on the first page.

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