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Blind Dupe
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 1 page(s)
These brief, handwritten, undated research notes on a lined note card, titled "Blind dupe," contain a citation for a Tsimshian myth related in "Tsimshian Mythology," Franz Boas, Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Vol. 31, p. 825.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 1 page(s)
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Ceremony of Animals Is Disturbed ...
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 1 page(s)
These handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card begin "Ceremony of animals is disturbed ..." Also noted: gods, Gt. Basin. A citation is included for "Indianische Sagen von de Nord-Pacifischen Küste Amerikas," Franz Boas (1895), p. 169.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 1 page(s)
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Cliff Ogre
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Zuni - Frank Cushing, 'Zuni Folk Tales,' pp. 76, 425: Mentions not twins; qv. offsping eat; become Owl and Falcon; drought; twins with help of Spider Woman; offspring become Rock, Owl, and Falcon.

Washington Matthews, 'Navaho Legends,' p. 122.

Jicarilla - Charles Peabody, 'A Reconnaissanc...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Corué[?] Misinterpreted
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
Handwritten note cites Franz Boas, 'Tsimshian Mythology' in 'Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology,' Vol. 31, p. 75, and Boas, 'Tsimshian Texts' in 'Bulletin of the Bureau of American Ethnology,' No. 27, p. 42. Also mentions 'JE - Magic Formulas in wider sense here' and 'Cil throw selves from high tree, say '...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Coyote - Pickaback Wife
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Laguna - Swallows wife, toad, deceives, swallow mother; Boas [no citation] - Coyote, the Cranes, and the toad, no incident; Coyote goes out and dies in trap.

Cites Frank Russell, 'The Pima Indians' in 'Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology,' Vol. 26, p. 217: Coyote with Lynx bri...

in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Coyote - Vomit Exchange
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Washington Matthews, 'Navaho Legends,' p. 227: fat venison, worms, bugs, diagnose disease.

Shuswap - Franz Boas, 'Indianische Sagen von de Nord-Pacifischen Küste Amerikas,' p. 9: Coyote, cannibal.

Yokuts - A.L. Kroeber, 'Myths of South Central California' in 'University of California Pu...

in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Cuckold Loses Luck
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
Handwritten note references 'The Offended Salmon Woman' - Raven's accusations based on this belief: Franz Boas, 'Tsimshian Mythology' in 'Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology,' Vol. 31, p. 78. Includes notations: 'Only instance of this accusation, widely distributed tale' and 'She makes him beautiful, new ey...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Imitator
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
These handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card, titled "Imitator," contain information about an Oaxaca folk tale as related in "Notes on Mexican Folk-Lore," Franz Boas, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 25, p. 222. In this story, "The Charcoal-burner," a man seeking treasure by imitating the a...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
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Kine: Lean Kine -- Fat Kine
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
These handwritten, undated research notes on an unlined note card, titled "Kine: Lean Kine -- Fat Kine," list information about folk tales having this theme. A citation is given for an Oaxaca folk tale in "Notes on Mexican Folk-Lore," Franz Boas, Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 25, p. 215. Additional notes are...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 1 page(s)
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Lecherous Father
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
Handwritten notes on daughter lust: Coyote feigns death, reappears as young man, discovered before consummation by wart on head. Laguna - Boas [no specific citation].

Cites Pliny Earle Goddard, 'White Mountain Apache Myths and Tales' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 24,...

in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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