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Zuni Culture
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 13. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 2 page(s)
Two slips of paper contain: brief, hand-written notes on a Zuni myth, 'How [the Shumakwe] Came Up,' an emergency story as retold by Elsie C. Parsons; and on a cloud symbol, with references to two pages in a source identified only as 'ZS.'
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 13. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 2 page(s)
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Zuni Games
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 14. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 7 page(s)
A seven-page package of documents contains four copies of a two-page set of notes on Zuni games. All begin as exact duplicates of each other, differing only in the hand-written annotation. The first page is duplicated three times, the second page four. Sub-topics include 'resuscitation' (pretend, during the course...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 14. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 7 page(s)
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Zuni Myths
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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) (1925) , 1 page(s)
Handwritten note cites Matilda Coxe Stevenson, 'Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians (30th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology)' on Zuni yellow light, a medicine that prevents enemies from aiming truly. It is in the possession of the Twin Heroes, and was a gift from their grandmother. Winged pigweed is ch...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 95]: American Indian Mythology Field Notes) (1925) , 1 page(s)
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Zuni - Schematory Items
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 20. Indian Mythology, Ethics -- Notes) (1929) , 1 page(s)
A lined index card headed 'Schematory items' contains brief, written notes on the 12 clans of the Zuni, noting that they are grouped in threes and with reference to the four directions, with a 13th clan in the middle. A shorthand citation in the upper left corner, R.13.368, apparently refers to 'Zuni Creation Myth...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 20. Indian Mythology, Ethics -- Notes) (1929) , 1 page(s)
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Zuni - Stevenson cont.
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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 Zuni creation myths cite Matilda Coxe Stevenson, The Zuni Indians (Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Vol. 23), pp. 40-57. Keywords include: clan assigned (Dogwood, Raven, Macaw); deserted children (boy and girl) are 'corn people'; adopted as clan; Ashiwi deadly odors; Black Corn peop...
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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Áwonawílona Alone with Darkness
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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 detail Zuni creation myths and cite Frank Hamilton Cushing, 'Outlines of Zuni Creation Myths' ('Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology,' Vol. 13), pp. 379-398. Subjects include origins of Earth and sky; origins of clans; ripening the Earth; origins of corn; Áwonawílona becomes Sun; cuticle...
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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