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Guna
Alternate forms: Cuna, Kuna
Language(s): English | Kuna, San Blas | Spanish
Date: 1959, 1960-1962
Extent: 2 folders; 37 minutes
Description: The main Guna materials in the Floyd Lounsbury Papers (spelled Kuna or Cuna in the finding aid) are audio recordings made by Reina Torres de Iannello, in Series VII, from a reel titled "Panama". Correspondence with Clifford Evans in Series I may provide more context. Correspondence with John Gillespie in the same series compares Kuna to several other languages.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Gwich'in
Language(s): English
Date: ca. 1947-1948, 1950, ca. 1941-1976
Extent: 1 folder; 2 minutes of audio
Description: There are two Gwich'in items identified in the Floyd Lounsbury Papers. In Series VII, Audio Recordings, is a recording titled "Gwich'in Social Dance", recorded off of a played-back phonograph recording originally made in 1947 or 1948 by Red McCloud in Aklavik, N.W.T., and part of a wire recording sent to Floyd Lounsbury by John W. Gillespie. In Series I, correspondence with Mary Haas discusses wax cylinder recordings of Gwich'in.
Collection: Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)

Acoma | Santa Ana
Language(s): English | Keres, Western
Date: circa 1930s
Type:Text
Genre: Music
Extent: 69 pages
Description: The Santa Ana materials in the ACLS collection consist of one item in the "Acoma" section of the finding aid, "Songs from Acoma and Santa Ana" (item Ke2.1). This is a manuscript with texts of 88 songs with interlinear translations, including typed copy of one song arranged in model form. Numbers refer to phonograph records, likely at the National Anthropological Archives. Phonetic emendations are made by Franz Boas. Includes songs from Acoma Pueblo.
Collection: ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)