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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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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)
Handwritten notes reference

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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Cutting; Transformations by Cutting Exits for Humans
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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 that 'people as constructed cannot eat' cites several sources on cutting.

A.L. Kroeber, 'Myths of South Central California' in 'University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology,' Vol. 4, p. 209 (Yokuts): Cut by two boys who escaped from Eagle.

Also lists with no citat...

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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Daylight Staked on Game
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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 citation on a game of hide and seek between animals and birds: Robert H. Lowie, 'Myths and Traditions of the Crow Indians' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 25, p. 26. Undated.
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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Horned Animal Disguise
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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 a lined note card, titled "Horned animal disguise," contain a listing of American Indian tribes using this theme in their folklore. The tribes listed include the Northern Shoshone, Cree, Assiniboine, and Blackfoot. Brief citations are noted, including one for "The North...
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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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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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) , 1 page(s)
Handwritten list of citations:

Robert H. Lowie, 'Myths and Traditions of the Crow Indians' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 25, p. 41.

Lowie, 'The Assiniboine' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 4, p. 124.

George A. Dorsey and...

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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Mutual Transformation
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Handwritten list of citations.

Pliny Earle Goddard, 'Jicarilla Apache Texts' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 8, p. 230: The rectum incident without transformation; Wildcat and Coyote; 'That is why fat of the Wildcat is spotted.'

Robert H. Lowie, 'Myths and Traditions...

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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Porcupine
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Handwritten citations: Robert H. Lowie, 'The Assiniboine' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 4, p. 202; Lowie, 'The Northern Shoshone' in 'Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History,' Vol. 2, p. 267; and George A. Dorsey, 'Mythology of the Wichita,' p....
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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Porcupine
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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 notes list (A) Small animal crosses river; (B) Stranger overhears Porcupine - looking for knife; (C) Jump over carcass (for keeps); (D) Butchering animal sends Porcupine to wash parts and he eats some; (E) Kills Porcupine; (F) Voice (warning) left in feces while Coyote goes for family; (G) Meat in tall...
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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