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Fijian | Maori | Polynesian
Language(s): English | Fijian
Date: circa 1930s
Type:Text
Genre: Essays
Extent: 9 pages
Description: The Fijian materials in the ACLS collection consists of two items, "Social organization of the Namuavoivoi" and "Namuavoivoi", located in the "Non-American and non-linguistic material" section of the finding aid. The first is a comparison of social structure among the Namuavoivoi (Namuaivoivoi) of Fiji with Polynesian and Maori, and the second is a basic description of the language and its social use.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Kraho
Alternate forms: Craho, Craó, Krahô
Language(s): English | Krahô
Date: 1939
Type:Text
Extent: 254 pages
Description: The Kraho materials in the ACLS collection consists of one item in the "Craho" section of the finding aid, an incomplete grammar of the language from notes of field work among Kraho on Tocantins River in Maranhao, Brazil. Contains material on phonetics, pronouns, verbs, syntax, 14 folkloristic texts, including some translation and notes.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)

Kraho
Alternate forms: Craho, Craó, Krahô
Language(s): English | Krahô
Date: circa 1949-1955
Type:Text
Extent: 2 folders
Description: Two items relating to the Krahô people and language of Brazil have been identified in the C. F. Voegelin Papers. Both are in Subcollection I. The first is correspondence from Fannie Dunn Quain to linguist Olive A. Shell (1949-1950) in Series I. Correspondence. Quain was the mother of anthropologist Buell Quain, who died in 1939 in Brazil while studying the Krahô. The other is a folder of Krahô material including handwritten and typed notes and drafts relating to Shell's "Grammatical Outline of Kraho" (IJAL, 1952 )in Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-A: Language Notes. In the publication, Quain was acknowledged as a contributor; it was also noted that the Quain manuscript on which Shell based much of her Krahô work had come to reside at the APS as part of the Franz Boas (now the ACLS) Collection.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)