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Browsing National Museum of Natural History by Subject "Algonquian"

Browsing National Museum of Natural History by Subject "Algonquian"

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  • Goddard, Ives (2011-11-23)
    Introduction to Ives Goddard's redaction of Ollie Beaver Anderson's and Martha Snake Ellis' 1966 Unami texts.
  • Young Bear; Thomason, Lucy (2011-11-21)
    This is a story about a Sioux hunter treed by a grizzly bear. The grizzly bear starts to dig up the tree but the man manages to set the bear's fur on fire, killing it.
  • Leaf, Pearl; Poweshiek, Horace; Thomason, Lucy (2011-11-21)
    This is a winter story about an underwater manitou made of golden metal who kidnaps and later kills a human baby. The manitou is killed by a notably lazy man who later proves to be a thunderer disguised as a human.
  • Ellis, Martha Snake (2011-11-30)
    Sound recordings of a Prayer and three stories of Rabbit by Martha Snake Ellis.
  • Ellis, Martha Snake; Goddard, Ives (2011-11-23)
    Three stories about Rabbit.
  • Anderson, Ollie Beaver; Goddard, Ives (2011-11-23)
    How Charlie Elkhair gave the narrator a sweat cure.
  • Anderson, Ollie Beaver; Goddard, Ives (2011-11-23)
    The traditional doctor Charlie Elkhair receives his power from a thundercloud.
  • Anderson, Ollie Beaver; Goddard, Ives (2011-11-23)
    Addendum to the account of Charlie Elkhair.
  • Young Bear; Thomason, Lucy (2011-11-21)
    This is a story about a contest between Skunk and Grizzly Bear. Grizzly Bear is unable to kill Skunk with his claw, but Skunk easily kills Grizzly Bear with his anus.
  • Anderson, Ollie Beaver (2011-11-30)
    Sound recordings of eleven Unami texts by Ollie Beaver Anderson: (1) Personal Reflections and Delaware History, (2) My Grandchildren, (3) My Famous Grandfather and Other Relatives, (4) The Origin of the Three Delaware ...
  • Young Bear; Thomason, Lucy (2011-11-21)
    This is a story about an old man and a grizzly bear who take turns chasing each other. The grizzly bear finally flees in terror from the old man's rattle.
  • Young Bear; Thomason, Lucy (2011-11-21)
    This is a story about a man who is chased onto a frozen river by a grizzly bear. The grizzly bear is unable to keep its footing on the ice and the man shoots it, killing it.
  • Alfred, Kiyana; Goddard, Ives (2011-11-21)
    This is a winter story about a friendly cannibal giant who was the son of a tree spirit and who helped protect the people from unfriendly monsters before being changed into a bird by Wi:sahke:ha.
  • Young Bear; Thomason, Lucy (2011-11-21)
    This is a joking story about a Sioux woman who kills a grizzly bear by means of a ruse.
  • Young Bear; Thomason, Lucy (2011-11-21)
    This is a story about a young man who marries first a wolf and then a bear. He has a son with his bear wife. Eventually he turns into a bear himself. He is then reclaimed by his human relatives and turned back into a human.
  • Young Bear; Thomason, Lucy (2011-11-21)
    This is a story about two young men who spend a winter lost in a cave full of bears and mountain lions and bats.
  • Anderson, Ollie Beaver; Goddard, Ives (2011-11-23)
    About the speaker's grandfather "Black Beaver" and other relatives.
  • Anderson, Ollie Beaver; Goddard, Ives (2011-11-23)
    The speaker talks about her grandchildren.
  • Kiyana, Alfred; Goddard, Ives (2011-11-21)
    This is a winter story about a man whose wife consorted with a bear.
  • Sa:kihtanohkwe:ha; Goddard, Ives (2011-11-21)
    This is a winter story about a man who contends with Hill-Owner (who then turns into a turkey vulture) and then successfully marries the youngest of an ogress' ice maiden daughters.

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