Cree materials, Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection

Cree includes: NÄ“hiyaw, Cri
English | Cree, Swampy
April 15, 1872; April 30, 1945; October 1, 1948
Young, Egerton Ryerson, 1840-1909 | Ahenakew, Edward
Linguistics | Missions | Religion | Manitoba--History | Ethnography | Genealogy
Vocabularies | Correspondence | Essays
3 items
Young's "Rossville Mission Indian vocabularies," Cree vocabulary collected at the Rossville Mission near Norway House, Manitoba. Ahenakew's "The Cree Indians' theology," discusses various Cree conceptions of Muneto; describes attempt to acquire personal Muneto; mentions sun dance for Thunderbird. Letter from Ahenakew to Paul A. W. Wallace, transmits genealogy of his family and information on Skunkskin. Hopes to write on Metawiwin societies, mentions Tar Blanket and Susukwamoos as high in Metawiwin. People at Ahenakew's reserve have been Christian for four generations; has to travel to get ethnographic information.
Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection Mss.Ms.Coll.200