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Wolastoqiyik includes: Wəlastəkwewiyik, Malecite, Maliseet
Wabanaki includes: Wabenaki, Wobanaki
Innu includes: Montagnais, Mountaineer
Haudenosaunee includes: Iroquois, Onkwehonwe
Abenaki includes: Abnaki
Atikamekw includes: Têtes-de-Boules, Têtes de Boules, Tete de Boule
Language:English | Abenaki, Western | French | Abenaki, Eastern
Contributor:Hallowell, A. Irving (Alfred Irving), 1892-1974 | Day, Gordon M. | Laurent, Bernedette | Masta, Henry Lorne | Nolet, Beatrice | Obomsawin, Louis Napoleon | Panadis, Theophile | Reynolds, Beatrice | Ritzenthaler, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1911-1980 | Watso, William
Subject:Dance | Architecture | Ethnography | Clothing and dress | Hunting | Psychology | Agriculture | Animals | Personal names | Kinship | Music | Botany | Material culture | Folklore | Medicine | Religion | Genealogy | Economics | Linguistics | Québec (Province)--History
Genre:Field notes | Photographs | Maps | Notes | Rorschach tests | Vocabularies | Drawings | Bibliographies | Biographies | Stories
Extent:1 linear foot
Description: The Abenaki materials in the Hallowell Papers are mostly located in Series V, Research Files, in folders labled "Abenaki" and Series VI, Photographs, Subseries E "St. Francis Abenaki Album." These include linguistic, ethnographic, ethnobotanical, ceremonial knowledge, information on political organization, and historical materials. Of particular interest are a sketch of Abenaki history from 1600-1930 accompanied by detailed notes from secondary sources on 17th century Abenaki history. The linguistic materials include an analysis of how the language changed after contact with Catholic missionaries, Abenaki vocabulary related to body parts, Abenaki phonetics, and religious, medical, and kinship terminology. The ethnobotanical materials include a manuscript labled "Identity of animals and plants," and information concerning herbal medicine and its practitioners. There is a wealth of ethnographic materials that include drawings of pipes, descriptions of games, basketry and birch bark mats. There are descriptions of Abenaki music and diagrams of dances, as well as detailed descriptions of hunting techniques. Some of the genealogical materials contain lists of community members names and descriptions of marriage. Interspersed throughout the folders labled "Abenaki" in the Research Files are interlinear translations of stories such as "Man who could Find Lost Objects," "Woman and Bear Lover" and numerous other stories. The materials on hunting include topics such as the use of snow shoes, preparation of moose hide, and techniques and drawings of trapping. The collections contain important information designation hunting territories and family names. Four folders contain detailed informaiton on kinship terms. Two folders on Measurements and Genealogical data contain lists of names. The folders labled "Linguistics" in Series V contain scattered information about Abenaki grammar. In Series VI, of 160 photographs taken at St. Francis, Odanak in the Centre-du-Québec region. The Abenaki people in the photographs are identified, in most cases, and also include depictions of traditional dress, buildings, clothing, baskets, and a wide variety of material culture. The correspondence, in Series I, includes letters from Théophile Panadis; Gordon Day describing his collection of stories, recordings, vocabularies, and hunting territories. Henry Lorne Masta, one of Hallowell's Abenaki consultants, writes about culture and language. Additional correspondents may contain other Abenaki-related information.
Collection:Alfred Irving Hallowell Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.26)
Anishinaabe Language Tape Transcriptions of Anishinaabe Language Recordings by anishinaabe People from the Traverse Area of Michigan During the 1940s
Odawa includes: Ottawa
Anishinaabe includes: Anishinaabeg, Anishinabe, Nishnaabe, Anishinabek
Contributor:Chingwa, Joe | Cooper, Victoria | Ettawageshik, Jane, 1915-1996 | Ettawageshik, Fred, 1896-1969 | Webkamigad, Howard
Subject:Dance | Folklore | Hunting | Michigan--History | Music | Nanabush (Legendary character) | Puberty rites | Social life and customs | Trials
Genre:Autobiographies | Conversations | Stories | Transcripts
Extent:0.5 linear feet
Description: Transcriptions and interlinear English translations by Howard Webkamigad of 13 Odawa (Anishinaabe) stories, 1 Odawa (annishinaabe) conversation, and 1 English story (transcription only), from wire recordings in Mss.Rec.1, "Ottawa material, 1947-1948."
Collection:Anishinaabe Language Tape Transcriptions of Anishinaabe Language Recordings by anishinaabe People from the Traverse Area of Michigan During the 1940s (Mss.SMs.Coll.20)
Date:1716; 1803; ca. 1925-1931; 1951-1997
Contributor:Alexander, Edward Porter, 1907-2003 | Blumer, Thomas J., 1937- | Lieber, Oscar Montgomery, 1830-1862 | Pickens, A. L. (Andrew Lee), 1890-1969 | Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998 | Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950 | Taukchiray, Wes, 1948- | Watson, Ian M. | Gordon, Sally
Subject:Linguistics | Archaeology | Pottery | Architecture | Place names | Music | Zoology | Games | Hunting | Trapping | Fishing | Medicine | Religion | Dance | Genealogy | Diseases | Funeral rites and ceremonies | Witchcraft | Animals--Folklore
Type:Still Image | Text | Sound recording
Genre:Bibliographies | Photographs | Dictionaries | Vocabularies | Grammars | Notes | Field notes | Newspaper clippings | Correspondence | Genealogies | Censuses | Songs | Autobiographies
Description: The Catawba materials in the Frank Siebert Papers are primarily concentrated in Series II. These consist of copies of secondary sources such as an "Indian Vocabulary from Fort Christanna, 1716, Catawba census notes, 1830-1929, land claim agreements, and a dictionary of Place names in South Carolina. Original materials include hundreds of pages of Siebert's FIeld notes and a Catawba vocabulary / dictionary done with Wes Taukchiray. There are also 14 sound recordings made with Sally Gordon in Series XII.
Collection:Frank Siebert Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.97)
Seneca includes: Onöndowága
Haudenosaunee includes: Iroquois, Onkwehonwe
Contributor:Randle, Martha Champion | Black, Edward | Cornplanter, Jesse J. | Shanks, Robert
Subject:Dance | Music | Religion | Rites and ceremonies
Extent:4 sound tape reels (4 hr., 10 min.)
Description: Ceremonial Songs of Tonawanda Seneca Longhouse, recorded by Martha Champion Randle on phonograph discs in 1936. These recordings are restricted due to cultural sensitivity concerns.
Collection:Ceremonial Songs of Tonawanda Seneca Longhouse (Mss.Rec.17)
Contributor:Albó, Xavier, 1934- | Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn | Zuidema, R. Tom, (Reiner Tom), 1927-2016 | Farfán, José M. B. | Cook, Wiliam H. | Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005 | Gillespie, John Douglas | Gillespie, John W. | Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch | Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996 | Kilpatrick, Jack Frederich | Walker, Willard | Long, Sarah | Johnson, Martin | Downing, Jess | Downing, Jess, Mrs. | Roberts, John | Drywater, Sam | Hummingbird, Isaac, Jr. | Hummingbird, Isaac, Sr. | Hummingbird, Jacob | Sam, Martin | Sourjohn, Levi | Sam, Watt | Gritts, Wesley | Sourjohn, Dutch | Grease, Tom | Terrapin, Molly | Blue Jacket
Subject:Linguistics | Religion | Education | Folklore | Kinship | Indian Removal, 1813-1903 | Dance | Ethnography | Oklahoma--History | North Carolina--History
Type:Text | Sound recording | Cartographic
Genre:Grammars | Hymns | Stories | Vocabularies | Lessons | Notebooks | Essays | Maps | Vocabularies | Songs
Description: The Cherokee materials in the Lounsbury Papers is found primarily in several sections of the collection. Series I contains correspondence with a number of people on Cherokee language and culture. These correspondents include Harry Basehart, William Cook, William Fenton, John D. Gillespie, Mary Haas, Jack Kilpatrick, John Witthoft. In Series II, see the "Cherokee" section, which contains 3 boxes of research materials, including Lounsbury's field notes with numerous Cherokee speakers in Oklahoma, copies of original notes by other linguists, language instruction materials, and other related documents. The "General Iroquois" section contains some comparative materials as well, as may other sections to smaller degrees. Series VI contains multiple boxes of card files with Cherokee language data in the form of lexicons and texts in translation. In Series VII, there are several audio recordings, including a reading of Private John G. Burnett's eyewitness account of Cherokee removal, 1838-1839, and a significant number of recordings of songs and dances made by Will West Long and Della Owl, and Cherokee lessons by Robert Bushyhead and William Cook.
Collection:Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.95)
Contributor:Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950 | Broom, Leonard | West Long, Will, 1870-1947 | Herzog, George, 1901-1983 | Pardo, Juan, active 16th century | Witapanóxwe | Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 | Hicks, Charles R. | Walser, Richard, 1908-1988
Subject:Ethnography | North Carolina--History | Anthropology | Dance | Music | Drama | Basketry | Material culture
Type:Text | Still Image
Genre:Correspondence | Notes | Drafts | Transcriptions | Essays | Stories
Description: Materials relating to Speck's study of Cherokee history and culture. This includes 24 pages of correspondence with Cherokee collaborators like Will West Long and Allen W. Long; 47 pages of field notes; notes and drafts relating to the preparation of Speck's manuscript on Cherokee music, dance, and drama; correspondence with colleagues such as George Herzog and Leonard Broom on Cherokee music, dance, and drama; correspondence with Franz Boas concerning copying of his Catawba texts and the Cherokee field work of Frans Olbrechts; correspondence with Will West Long about museum specimens; a biographical sketch of Will West Long; a postcard to Marian Godfrey regarding Cherokee Museum specimens; a letter to E. B. Norvell regarding silver trade goods and European imitations sold by the Cherokee; a bibliography of Cherokee sources, Publication 68650, listing 48 items, 1775-1922, prepared by the Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affairs; a copy of a 1566-1567 letter (7 pages in English, with introduction by Speck) written by Juan Pardo relating early Spanish contact with the Cherokee; an account of the Cherokee and Delaware alliance given by Witapanóxwe (War Eagle and James Webber); a transcription of an 1818 letter written by Charles Hicks on the manners and customs of the Cherokees; correspondence about Cherokee basketry; correspondence regarding the accuracy of material in Robert Strange, Eoneguski, or the Cherokee Chief (1939); and 27 pages of miscellanous notes. Also includes 100+ photographs.
Collection:Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)
Date:1928, 1936, 1943
Contributor:West Long, Will, 1870-1947 | Witthoft, John
Subject:Carving | Dance | Health | Medicine | Rites and ceremonies | North Carolina--History
Description: Part of the papers of Will West Long, Big Cove, Qualla Reservation, North Carolina, in hand of Long, Morgan Calhoun, Lawyer Calhoun, etc.; also pages in English relating to Indian masks and Indians and Snake Battle. List of dancers, 1936. This material is restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
Collection:Cherokee medicinal and magical texts (Mss.497.3.C425)
Date:1949, 1963-1964, 1976, 1985-1987, 1991-1994, 2005, 2009
Contributor:Berndt, Christina | Guerrier, William | Leman, Wayne | Meadows, William C., 1966- | Merrill, William Lewis | Olson, Donald | Powers, William K.
Subject:Dance | Botany | Folklore | Linguistics | Montana--History | Music | Powwows | Religion | Rites and ceremonies | Social life and customs
Genre:Field notes | Photographs | Reports | Stories | Vocabularies
Extent:1325 pages, 64 photographs
Description: The Cheyenne materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 7 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Berndt, Guerrier, Leman, Meadows, Merrill, Olson, Powers.
Collection:Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Contributor:Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch
Genre:Songs | Musical scores
Description: Songs by Celestino Quintana, Cochiti Pueblo. Transcription of songs with brief discussion of choreography, music, and similarities between Hopi and Keresan styles. NOTE: Portions of this material may be restricted due to potential cultural sensitivity.
Collection:Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)
Contributor:Levine, Frances | Merian, Thomas W. | Meadows, William C., 1966- | Merrill, William Lewis
Subject:Dance | New Mexico--History | Oklahoma--History | Social life and customs | Texas--History
Genre:Correspondence | Essays | Photographs
Extent:470 pages, 61 photos
Description: The Comanche materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 3 items. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under Levine, Meadows, and Merrill.
Collection:Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)