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Tsuut'ina
Alternate forms: Sarcee, Sarsi
Language(s): English | Tsuut'ina
Date: 1922
Extent: 7 notebooks (approximately 100 pages each), 63 photographs, 17 drawings, 39 loose pages
Description: The Tsuut'ina materials in the ACLS collection consist of large body of material in the "Sarcee" section of the finding aid recorded by Edward Sapir in 1922. The bulk of this material consists of 7 field notebooks containing numerous texts on a variety of subjects with interlinear translations, as well as Vocabularies, and extensive grammatical notes, most of it given by the Tsuut'ina speaker, John Onespot. The material also includes 63 photographs of Tsuut'ina people, places, and activities, including games, camps, and horse roundups. The photographs and notebooks have all been digitized. Finally, at the end of the section there are also "Notes and drawings on Sarcee specimens," which consists of notes on 237 Tsuu T'ina items collected by Sapir during his fieldwork, with information on persons from whom items were bought and prices, probable museum catalog numbers, and 1-page notes on Mrs. Two-Guns comments on clay pots. Also includes drawings of 17 items.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)