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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1928
Size:
44 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3088
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson's handwritten Kickapoo, Mexican Kickapoo, Potawatomi, and Sauk notes, consisting of anthropometric measurements of Kickapoo people and one person of Kickapoo and Potawatomi heritage; Kickapoo, Potawatomi, and Sauk vocabulary; and some ethnological notes on social organization. These notes were collected during the summer of 1928, m...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
circa 1931-1934
Size:
400 Items (ca. 400 cards)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3356
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Truman Michelson's handwritten notes on Cheyenne phonology and vocabulary with English translations.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Haag, Mack
Dates:
1931
Size:
9 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3215A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Southern Cheyenne text and vocabulary collected from Mack Haag by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma in the summer of 1931. The text is a Cheyenne story of the fox and the coyote handwritten in English by Haag. The vocabulary notes are in Michelson's hand and appears to be unrelated to the text but associated with MS 3215-b. The notes consist of Cheyenne...

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Bullard, Jack
Dates:
circa 1911-1913
Size:
28 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2726
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

'Mesquakies' is a text handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Jack Bullard and collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. The text was previously misattributed to Sakihtanohkweha (Mrs. Bill Leaf). The text is undated, but there is a page correction by Michelson dated March 1913. Michelson began conducting fieldwork in Tama, Iowa in 1911.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Dates:
circa 1915
Size:
61 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2766
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The story of the one who made a sacred pack, handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana. Received by Truman Michelson on November 26, 1915.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Packineau, Ruth
Dates:
1912 January 24
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2722
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Single page of handwritten Hidatsa linguistic notes from Truman Michelson's research on Algonquian languages at Carlisle Indian Industrial School. These brief notes, which include Hidatsa terms used by female for "my mother," "my father," and "my younger brother," were obtained from Ruth Packineau, a 14 year old student. Michelson describes the lan...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Tesson, Joe, Jr.
Poweshiek, Ida
Dates:
undated
Size:
86 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2985
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Story of Red Leggins handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary with an English paraphrase by Ida Poweshiek. These texts were collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa.The author of the story was originally identified as Bill Leaf, but the Meskwaki text is not in his hand. The writer may be Joe Tesson, Jr.

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Jones, William, 1871-1909
Syrette, Marie
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
1916
Size:
14 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4384
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Typed page proofs of "Nanabushu swallowed by the Sturgeon" in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwa) with English translation. The story was collected by William Jones (1971-1909) from Marie Syrette (originally from Lake Nipigon) at Fort William, Ontario, sometime during 1903-1905. The texts were sent in 1916 to Truman Michelson, who was preparing the Ojibwa st...

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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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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Chuck, C.H.
Whitewater, Arthur
Dates:
undated
Size:
54 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2739
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text on Swan dance handwritten by C.H. Chuck, with an English translation by Arthur Whitewater, a Kickapoo. On the first page of the Meskwaki text is a note in another hand: "Story told by Mr. Wah-be-neh no swah- or Mr. White Buffalo." The English translation is titled, "Story about one Indian being betrayed by Giant butterf...

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