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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
1990-2008
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-536
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of Talk Story magazine, which was published twice a year by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH). The magazine was formerly known as Smithsonian Folklife News (1990-1992) and Smithsonian Talk Story (1993-1998) when CFCH was the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies. Ma...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
8 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2768
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two handwritten Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts by an unidentified author, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The first text is a story of men on the warpath. The second text is the beginning of another story, which is continued in MS 2769.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Dates:
1930
Size:
213 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3189
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three notebooks containing stories handwritten in Kickapoo by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo residing in Oklahoma. There are a few titles and notes written in English. The following is a list of the titles, translated into English. The list may not reflect the physical arrangement of the stories.

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
1906-1913?
Size:
277 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4151
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

"First set." A. D. 138 pages. "Second set." A. D. 127 pages. Additional stories. T. and A. D. 6 pages. A. D. 6 pages. Manuscript pages are fragile and difficult to read. They have been copied by hand with annotations in Manuscript 7360. All stories in the first set, most in the second set, and the additional stories are published in J. R. Swanton, ...

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Creators:
Bull Head, (Blackfeet chief)
Dates:
n.d
Size:
4 Leaves (carbon copy of typescript and ink.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4076
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This is a four page typescript containing a story and illustrations regarding the prophecy of Moving Another Place, a Blackfoot prophet, and how it has been fulfilled.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
undated
Size:
74 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2656
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three handwritten stories in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Alfred Kiyana, collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The stories are "The story of a great big snake," with an English translation by Ida Poweshiek; "South wind dance;" and "The man who was blessed by an evil manitou long ago," with brief notes by Truman Michelson.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Little Shield
Wolf Bear
White Breast
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Dates:
1910
Size:
187 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2708
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Arapaho stories collected by Truman Michelson from Little Shield, Wolf Bear, White Breast, and John Goggles, who also served as translator. There are stories handwritten in Arapaho, some of which include interlinear translations in English by Goggles. There are also free English translations by Goggles and Michelson in handwritten and typed form. T...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Chuck, C.H.
Leaf, Bill
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
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Dates:
undated
Size:
205 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2658
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Eighteen stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Bill Leaf, Sakihtanohkweha, C.H. Chuck, Alfred Kiyana, and two unidentified writers. The stories were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Kiyana authored two texts, titled "The fast runner who ran through the air" and "The Indian woman long ago who was pursued by a grizzly bear." ...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Jim, 1866-
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Pearl Leaf
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Dates:
undated
Size:
461 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2024
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Fifteen Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts by various authors with English translations by Horace Poweshiek. The authors of the Meskwaki texts include Jim Peters, Sam Peters, and Pearl Leaf; the other writers are unidentified. Among the stories are Red leggins (two versions); Wapasaiya; Turtle brings ruin on himself; and Kottilega.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Leaf, Bill
Tesson, Joe, Jr.
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Dates:
undated
Size:
135 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2082
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two Meskwaki (Fox) stories collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The story of Wapasaiya was collected from Joe Tesson, Jr. and is in Meskwaki syllabic text with an English translation. The story of Feather consists of 2 versions, one by Alfred Kiyana and the other by Bill Leaf (previously misattributed to Bullard). An English translation of ...

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