Entered in printed "Comparative Vocabulary" form of the Smithsonian. Approximately 180 terms. Also 6 page copy of same in hand of George Gibbs.
Extracted by Eva Bielouss. Indian only.
Encloses three photos of Cree Indian costumes, worn by white man and woman.
Apparently the beginning only of a draft of a paper which was to be based upon information in three other papers (not present) by representatives of the Hudson's Bay Co., as follows: The Eastern Tinne, from a Manuscript by Bernard R. Ross; The Loucheux Indians, By William L. Hardisty; The Kutchin Tribes, by Strahan Jones.
Includes Kutchin Song of the Dead and other music; description of the Dead Dance; miscellaneous linguistic notes; notes on the industrial art of the Chipewyan; legend of the formation of the McKenzie River, and the origin of fire in the Bear River coal beds.
Extract from Union Médicale du Canada, 1874, III, 327-331.
These manuscripts are by Dr. T. Michelson based upon grammatical analysis of the said texts; some paraphrase by Willie Allan; some grammatical notes on said texts by Willie Allan. Informant: Harvey Small Boy. Translation of Moose Cree syllabic texts which have been restored phonetically.