By Gilbert Day, a Shoshoni Indian of Fort Washakie in regard to the Peyote Church among the Shoshone Indians.
The collection consists of portraits of Apache, Arapaho, and Shoshoni Indians and images of encampments and gatherings.
Apparently original field notes. Texts (myths) with interlinear English translation; ethnographic notes on games, songs, etc. (latter not transferred to Manuscript Number 2048-a ?). Also brief Wasco texts (Warm Springs Reservation, Oregon; cf. Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript Numbers 892, 2048-a).
Includes Key to Washakie's pictographs, "Obtained from Chief Washakie (his son Dick acting as interpreter) by Col. John T. Wertz...." Jan. 28, 1897. Manuscript document signed: J. K. M. 9 pages in leatherbound volume. Hand-colored photograph by Melvin A. Wertz of pictographs on elk-skin robe. 1 print. Cover from box of "Washakie" cigars, with mount...
Recorded in Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Rich vocabulary of Wind River Shoshoni with numerous ethnographic notes. Many terms in Shoshoni not called for by schedule.
Recorded in Schedule of John Wesley Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages. Vocabulary of Shoshoni, formerly identified as Bannock.
Contents: Catalog Number 4458: 1) Tribe: Shoshoni Description: Washakie Photographer: Baker & Johnston No date See Bureau of American Ethnology Negative Number 1664. 2) Shoshoni Washakie's grandson Baker & Johnston No date 42023-E. 3) Shoshoni Wickiup with meat drying, Fort Washakie, Wyoming Photographer unknown 1891. 4) Tribe: Arapaho Description:...
Recorded in Comparative Vocabulary. Title in hand of Gatschet. Includes a dialect of Paviotso ("Truckee River near Pyramid Lake.")
Manuscript contains 3 pages of numerals and a paradigm of the verb "love" (1 page) in the Bannock dialect of Paviotso. All four of the Bannock Paviotso pages are specifically labeled "Bannock," and the rest of the contents are Shoshoni.