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Innu
Alternate forms: Montagnais
Language(s): English | Innu-aimun
Date: circa 1822
Type:Text
Extent: 1 volume
Description: This volume of Champlain's "Voyages de la Nouvelle France" contains Albert Gallatin's marginalia. Gallatin's notes are in the section on Native Americans. Includes one page of remarks on Canadian Indians, and a one-page list of words of Montagnais [Innu] language.
Collection: Albert Gallatin Marginalia (Mss.917.1.C35)

Language(s): English
Date: 1961-1966
Contributor: Wallace, Paul A. W.
Type:Text
Extent: 52 pages
Description: Correspondence of Paul A. W. Wallace regarding biographies of indigenous peoples for the Dictionary of Canadian Biography, with Wallace's comments on Native biographies. Wallace's correspondents include George W. Brown, Andre Vachon, Francess G. Halpenny, and Elizabeth W. Loosley.
Collection: Paul A. W. Wallace Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.64b)

Haudenosaunee | Mohawk | Oneida | Onondaga | Tuscarora | Seneca
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): Italian
Date: 1790
Type:Text
Extent: 118 pages
Description: Count Paolo Andreani was an aeronaut, physicist, naturalist, and traveler. This is a translation of his travel diaries from originals owned by Count Antonio Sormani Verri, of Milan. Includes Frammenti de Diario, a fragment of a diary kept on a trip to Britain, circa 1783-1784; Viaggio da Milano a Parigi, journal of a voyage from Milan to Paris, 1784; Viaggi di un gentiluomo milanese, Giornale, typed transcriptions of the travels of a gentleman from Milan, containing notes on the Iroquois [Haudenosaunee] Indians, 1790; Giornale de Filadelfia a Quebec, journal from Philadelphia to Quebec, 1791; and, journal of a trip through New York state (including visits to Albany, the reservations of the Six Nations, Saratoga, and the Shaker community at New Lebanon), 1790. Of particular importance are his comments on the Haudenosaunee, from Albany to the Six Nations, pages 32-85, especially pages 45-85, which is copied in a typed transcript by Count Antonio Sormani Verri, 15 pages. Discusses the Oneida: dress, physical type, government, religion; discusses Tuscarora and Onondaga; comments on language of Mohawks. Vocabularies, sentences of Onondaga, Oneida, and Seneca.
Collection: Count Paolo Andreani journals, 1783?-1791 (Mss.Film.604)

Dene Thá
Alternate forms: Slavey
Language(s): French | Slavey, South
Date: 1930
Contributor: Gouy, Père Edouard
Type:Text
Extent: 192 pages
Description: Part of a collection comprised of religious and linguistic materials in various Native American languages. Many were written by Jesuit missionaries of New France. This particular item is a French-Slavey dictionary attributed to Father Edouard Gouy. This dictionary was mimeographed in 15 copies in 1931. From original in possession of Angus Sherwood, Norman Wells, North West Territories, Canada.
Collection: Selected materials, 1676-1930, on Indian linguistics (Mss.Film.453)