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Truman Michelson notes on Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho story, 1930 June

Creator
Michelson, Truman 1879-1938
Haag, Mack
Date
1930
1930 June
Type
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Vocabulary
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Physical Description
74 pages
Local number
NAA MS 3188-b
Culture
Cheyenne Indians
Arapaho Indians
Indians of North America Great Plains
Notes
Digital surrogates are available online.
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Citation corrected from 3188 (part) to 3188-b on 2/28/12.
Title changed from "Miscellaneous notes June 9, 11, 13, 1930" 5/22/2014.
Place supplied from 47th Annual Report of Bureau of American Ethnology, page 2.
Addl. KW Subjects
Arrapahoe
Summary
Handwritten Cheyenne linguistic and ethnographic notes and anthropometric data collected by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma. Much of the information is from his work with Mack Haag. The materials include vocabulary and notes on grammar and phonetics; a short story in Arapaho about spider with an interlineal English translation; notes on Cheyenne family and kinship relationships, marriage, divorce, adultery, illegitimacy, incest, pregnancy, death, etc.; and anthropometrical data on 22 Cheyenne adult males, identified by name and age.
Cite as
Manuscript 3188-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
Data Source
National Anthropological Archives
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