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Animal Adoption
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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) , 2 page(s)
These detailed, handwritten, undated research notes on the front and back of an unlined note card, titled "Animal adoption," compare myths from the Isleta [Southern Tiwa], White Mountain Apache [Western Apache], Hopi, Cochiti, Tewa, Laguna [Western Keres], and Zuni cultures using the theme of humans adopted by or...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 96]: Serrano Field Trip Notes) (1922) , 2 page(s)
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Animal Adoption - Antelope Boy
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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

Isleta - child adopted by antelope recovered by relatives and wins race.

Tewa - non-greeting test.

Laguna - 'Antelope Clan' legend.

Zuni - brought deer...(child of Sun); witch transformation qv.

Laguna - compare Owl = G.S. [grandson?]

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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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Animal protector
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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)
Handwritten citation note written on an unlined white paper titled, 'Animal protector.' The citation includes the following notation: 'Animal protector - because of kindness to animal. Isleta L 117 - 'Fish animal' - journeys on his back. cp. Laguna C - 120 - Little girl finds mom. makes basin in pond and 3x enlarg...
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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Antelope Boy
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
Two undated half-pages, typed and hand-written, headed "Antelope Boy" contain references from Gunn, Lummis, Gatchet, et al. to a common myth figure - an abandoned boy adopted by Antelope - as told by tribes including the Zuni and the Hopi.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Antelope Boy/Deserted Children
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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 cite

Charles F. Lummis, 'Pueblo Indian Folk-Stories,' p. 12 - Isleta: Infant boy, father killed, mother pursued, adopted by Antelope via Coyote, v. footrace.

Laguna, Boas [no specific citation]: Awl Man - Infant boy abandoned by mother, reared by blind woman. Old woman names birds and mountains,...

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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Badger Brings Back to Life
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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) , 2 page(s)
Handwritten notes on the front and back of a lined note card titled "Badger brings back to life," re: American Indian folk tales which feature this plot element, and the tribes associated with each. Tribes noted include the Laguna [Western Keres], Hopi, Navajo, Moapa [Southern Paiute], Jicarilla, and Yuma [Quechan...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1935) , 2 page(s)
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Bag Protection
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
An undated, typewritten half-page, headed "Bag protection," contains bibliographical references to a common myth theme of taking refuge in a sack and being pelted with stones, as told by the Isleta and Laguna people.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Bear and Deer
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
Two undated half-pages, typed and hand-written, headed "Bear and Deer" contain references to common myth motifs, including escape across a river and impalement on horns, as told by tribes including the Laguna, Isleta and Hopi.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Bear and Wolf
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
Two undated, typewritten half-pages, headed "Bear and Wolf: The Friendly Expedition ends in death of deer by wolf" contain two brief references from Gunn to a myth of the Laguna people.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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Bear Wife: Man who marries bear-girl is under obligation to plant corn for offspring
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
Two undated half-pages, typed and hand-written, headed "Bear Wife: Man who marries bear-girl is under obligation to plant corn for offspring" contain references from Handy, Dumarest, Boas, et al. to a common myth motif, as told by tribes including the Zuni and Cochiti.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 85], Folder 1. Zuñi Notes) (1925) , 2 page(s)
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