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Gatschet Shawnee MS 615
This material was typed by uquantz@hotmail.com

printable copy

Index to the Shawnee texts and other material as taken down by Albert S. Gatschet in 3 quarto volumes. Texts by Thos. Dougherty and others.

 

1. Sekámeka hilādshimówe: Stories of olden times. Grammatically explained on pg. 472

Shawnee text 184-189 and 192-194

List of the principal dances in use among Shawnees, 22 in list: pg 190-191

hukimáwi hat’thukáka, that is "the principal narrative." Related by William Greyfeather; text pages 535-551. The story was taken from the dictation of Stephen Bluejacket to whom the words were prompted by Greyfeather. Bluejacket may have changed the pronunciation somewhat. Explained pp. 220-245. Pg. 556: on a festive day the chief seats his daughter in the midst of the dancing people, and the turtle then began to dance also, pg. 557, 2, and a youngster danced, looking at the big-bellied one (mushpugidshé) Then the girl picked up a corn cob (tamishkwí) and threw it at the young fellow (ma’yan skilawétha)

Shawnee pg. 38-43 Text: tahā’dsimusutchí wewilemitá manetú : The story of the horned snake. Sawanuakí yelatuwe wadshí in the Shawnee language.

Skipakákamithagî’ Black Bob Indians, lit. "blue water Indians"; lived once on Big Blue River, Kansas. Mentioned on pg. 172-amidst a number of western tribal names.

Historic notice on the Chillicothe Indians pg. 552 . Yáma tchalaχkáthiwi hat’thukáka Linguistically explained 238 and 505 (?)

Lenáwe yēsi wakutagî’ nataú’htchikiewenéki wayetchísi. What the Indians know about doctoring. By the Rev. Chas. Bluejacket pg. 472-478. Explained linguistically by Tom Dougherty, pp. 201-203 continued pg. 479 text explanation.

Parentation speeches by Rev. Chas. Bluejacket pg. 479-480 (incl.)

Wehí tsági elagutiákwe etc.

K’káχkile miāthwe the snapping turtle and the grey owl pp. 552 to

One story closes at pg. 568 and was taken from Greyfeather in presence of Dougherty. See remark, pg 568.

A hymn from a Baptist Church Hymn book (St. Louis 1859, 16mo); see pg 769

Names of Shawnee men and women, pp 754-766

Colloquial sentences of Shawnee, 744, 745 to 750.

Totemic names explained 754-756, 763-766

Pg. 1 Index for the Shawnee manuscripts

Pg. 2 ---blank---

Pg. 3 Abbreviations 233, 239, 395, 681 (list)

Absentee Shawnees 14, 436, 570

Abstract terms; nouns 439, 445-447

Adjectives; 27, 110 (seven) 390, 391, 405 (tall, etc.) 411, 439 etc.

Adjectives used attributively: 174, 216, 111-113, 405 (noses), 361, 359, 365, 405-411

Pg. 4 Adjectives used predicatively 174

Adjectives, animate and inanimate form: large 232, 406-409-412, 439-441, 407, 122 (colors) 174, 112(?)

Adjectives, singular, plural 174, 232 (large), 405-411, 4398-441

Adjectives, inflection of

Adverbs; 109, 232, 395, 396, 393 , 398, 239, 625, 595, 663, 403, 432, 451, 335

Pg. 5 Afraid, to be

Agricultural terms; 601, 684, 686-7

Animal body, parts of: birds

Fish

Quadrupeds, hooves 643

Animate and inanimate verbs

Subject animate

Subject inanimate

Pg. 6 Animate and inanimate verbs

Object animate 629, 628, 635, 490

Object inanimate 628, 629, 490

Amulets, nagualism 630, 628

Pg. 7 Aphaeresis; ‘kamekwí 393, 688

Apocope

Archaic terms 219, 641, 718

Attire, ornaments 215 (hair), 712 (wampum), 32 (rings, etc.), 642, 339, 118, 197, 76, 513 (button), 357 (things worn), dyes 776

Authorities for the study of Shawnee

Pg. 8 Attributive verbs; see "to be", 405-411

Become; turn into 238, 629, 171, 625

Baskets 6, 111, 713

Pg. 9 be, to 395, 735, 403 (hapi), 442, 419, 677 (3)

Berries 115, 116

Bibliography 53-61 (Pilling)

Birds 238-239 (owls, hawk, whippoorwill), 415, 667-669 (from Introd), 490, 491

Bluejacket, Chas., Rev. 472-478 (on doctoring, text)

Pg. 10 Buildings, see houses

Bushes, species of, shrubbery 74, 353, 416

Pg. 11 Cases of the substantive

Catch, to

Cattle, live stock 416

Pg. 12 Causal particles & words 747

Causative verbs, to drive 232

Celestial bodies 26, 27

Cereals 127, 116,117, 106, 342, 343

Pg. 13 Ceremonial, religious

Chief, and to be chief 605 (poss. pron.), 185, 10, 396

Chase, hunting 238-9, 625, 63

Children, babies 625

Pg. 14 Color adjectives 75 (3), 408, 409, 412, 122 (four)

Coloring, verbs of 411, 412, 217 (painting)

Come, to (paradigm, etc.) 384-386

Compound nouns, redspitter, 565-67

Pg. 15 Compound pronominal inflection

Compound verbs and compound verbal conjugation

-ptû’ ran 451

Pg. 16 Commerce, barter, etc.

Compass, points of 183

Conjunctions 615, when 705

Pg. 17 Constellation; cf. celestial bodies 33, 735, 124 (Pleiades, etc.), 198, 325

Consonantic shunting

Pg. 18 Corn, Indian, or maize 106, 490, 343

Creation, myths of 149-167,

Explained 309-319, 325-327, 214

Wáputhi 721

Kulturwörter, see attire

Pg. 19 –blank—

Pg. 20 –blank—

Pg. 21 Dance 398

List of Shawnee dances 190, 191 (on t. sheet)

Deer

Diminutive nouns

Derivatives, see etymologies, a large group is piems--, 414, 415

Pg. 22 Diseases 434, 435-439,690 (four), 707, 359-361, 598

Diseases of animals 712

Dialogues (Texts) 747-50 (boat), 653

Do, to 395 (conj.)

Drink, to; drunk

Pg. 23 Du Chesne, Charles 169

Dyes, aboriginal 776

Pg. 24 eat, to

Edibles

Elevations, hills, etc.

Elision of sounds

European languages, terms from: 595, 412 (posti), 392, 669, 694, 710, 712, 713, 717 tchékiti, cheese 365, 344 quilt

Pg. 25 Etymologies: thípi, root, pg. 665

Pg. 26 –blank—

Pg. 27 fall, to

Fan and to fan

Find, to

Fish, species 402, 415, 35, 183 (catfish)

Pg. 28 fire (and sentences) 3, 217, 414, 608, 613

Flowers 109, 30, 63, 241, (354 cf.), 489

Foods and to feed

Frequentative verbs & nouns 238, 706, 600, 421

Forest trees

Pg. 29 fruits and fruit-trees 354, 713, 662, 103, 13-116, 31, 35 (7), 127, 180, 488

Games, pastimes 600, 448-9 see moccasin game (?)

Garments, dress, to dress, to clothe 18, 34, 35 (men’s), 63 (three), 118 (Indian dress), 125 (Indian), 196-197 (Chas. Bluejacket) 3, 357, 679-80 (Introduction), 595,76,513, 32, 600, 107 (shoes), 312, 313,323,339, 681,717

Geographic names: 76 (forts), 356 (Detroit), 203 (2), 513, 513 (Ohio), 171-173(and tr. N.) 362, 4, 203, (Kan. Mo. Cities ?), Red 64, 633, 645

Pg. 30 give, to; hand over, present, etc. 405

Full conj., with pron. Obj. 654

Government of tribe: 109, 394, 605 (league), 211, 436, 324 (council), 612, 599 (talk)

Gradation of adjectives (& adverb) 17, 444-445, 405-411

Grass 678

Greyfeather, Wm 218 (seetexts), his name529, 529-534 (Shawano history text)

Pg. 31 have, to; see possession

Hawk

Heart, and compounds of it 233, 314

Horse & his motions

Harnessing, etc. 624, 357, 229, 62, 324, 394

Pg. 32 Houses and buildings, kinds of houses 5, 393, 718 (doors,etc.), 181, 695 (front of house), 107

Human body, parts of; mouth 232, testicles 355, partsof men and animals 678-679

Indian languages, terms from other 421

Pg. 33 inclusive plural

Impersonal verbs 705 (huluéwi, pukieká) 335

Imperatives 232

Inflections, whole, of verbs

Pg. 34 insects: 23 (see 664), 415, 416, 306, 307, 635 (three), 664-666 (from introd.)

Interrogative particles

Interrogative form of the verb

Interrogative sentences

Pg. 35 intrasnsitive verbs: to live 233, 393

Interjections 421-422

Introduction of Powell 691-695, 707-720

Kill, to conjugated 311, 375-383

Know, to

Pg. 36 land, country 601, (see topography) with adj.

Law, judiciary 439

Liquids 216, 218, 343, 426, -ábu 687

Pg. 37 leap, to, or to jump 314

Leaf, adj. 391

Lie, to (to tell lies)

Locative case; cf. also cases of noun

Pg. 38 –blank—

Pg. 39 m- prefix

Man & mankind: 26, 107 (whites), 394, 691, 170 (marry)

Manufactured articles (exclusive of tools, weapons, instruments, garments)

(dish) 356; 357, 718, 76, 414, 448-9, 111, 113, 169, 229, 103 (furniture), 323, 74, 62, 208, 209, 676, 646 (buckskins), 670 (salt)

maps

Pg. 40 measures of lengths 712-713

medial verbs 394, 516, 705, 615 (for how its), 521-523

medicine, conjurors, doctoring see sorcery 109, 216 (war medicine), 224 (wizard), 358, 687, 689

Pg. 41 metals: 75 (4), 392, 675

Meteoric, see also celestial bodies

Night, day, rainbow 112,124, 216, 433

Storms 352, 353, 686

Moccasin game 174-181, 367-370

Pg. 42 mollusks 417

Money, valuation, coins: 75, 176 and 353 (Dollar ayapá), 74 (pétswa), 368, 392, 353, 512 (ak’ki), 747, 712,221, muní 368, coins 675

Month and year 126, 182, 218,219, 336

Pg. 43 music 399 (drum, sing), 706

Mythic characters: meskwi sekwí, red spitter, 565

Pg. 44 –blank—

Pg. 45 national names 14 (7), 355 (and races), red 77, 78, whites 688, 107

Navigation 354 (canoe), 229, 74, 62, red 11, 180

Pg. 45 negative particles 418-422

Negative inflection

Negative-interrogative inflection

Pg. 47 negative sentences: nitahu’ka weletá I cannot think of it 422, many 422, 420

Noises (in nature) 705-707, 663

Pg. 48 nomina acti

Nomina actionis 505

Nomina actoris 232, 449,431,505, 506, 109

Nomina agentis 109,207

Noses, epithets for 105, see also 17, 0.5

Pg. 49 nomina instrumenti 169, 173,675,740

Numerals red 92, cardinals, ordinals & adverbials, -fold

170 (end), 386 (distributives), 391, 392 (leaves), 428, 614 (one half)

Pg. 50 oaks 416

Pg. 51 objects of verbs as to number

Singular or plural 414 to twist

Object, direct & indirect, pronominal 654

Pg. 52 pa- root used as infix 423 and grammatical elements

Paper, drawing, writing, books, printing, etc. 719

Participles: 751 (drowned), 601, 374 (-thótchi, -witchi)

Trimmed 366, kikitúta 178 - 6, who pulled put 178 - 8

Nenikanitá 178 –9

Passive voice 497, 374 (was killed?)

Personal names of Shawnee men & women: chiefs 76, 766, 357, 203, 303-4 (Seneca, Vinita), 346 etc. (Sen. Vin.), 583 (Greyfeather), 529 (Greyfeather), 199

Clover’s register book 754-766, Mrs. Jackson 570, 122 years old, †

Shawanwa names, Clover 457-471 (only the names replaced were copied)

Pg. 53 phonetics: l changes to n in neliwatha 217, apostrophe 428

Combination of consonants 767

Pine trees

Plurals of animate nouns; irregular laya- 2069

Plurals of inanimate nouns 407

Plants, berries 115,116, forest trees, fruits and fruit trees, cereals, vegetables, bushes, grasses, weeds 241, cryptograms 433

Pg. 54 plurals of adjectives, animate & inanimate: 406 etc.

Pg. 55 possession; property, to have, possess

Verbs, to have nipuna, 233, 393, 707, 647

(ndáyaki, 167, Peoria)

hapiwa, infl. 647

animals, etc. 701, lgge 446

postpositions and prepositions:

lu with 232, 230, 388, 390 (láwi), 393 yē’ssi, 605 (at end of), 717 wayá-udshi

prefixes: is pin- 717 a p ?, laya-

Pg. 56 pronouns, demonstrative 735, 728, 673

Interrogative

Relative 397, 394

Indefinite 605, yáshka 673 ? 408, yétiki

Personal

Possessive 307, 373-74, 403, 417, 449 (house), own 403

Pg. 57 –blank—

Pg. 58 Quadrupeds: Introduction 678, 692, 694, 416

Pg. 59 radicals: pa- pem-, pe-, pi- (each has a obj.)

Reciprocal verbs 613, 448, 423 (end)

Reduplication 704, 215 (end), 450, 209, 412 (verb), 414, 421, 425 (sisipiekina), tata- 522, 521 (tilā-), 425 (to dream)

Reflective verbs 719, 628-629

Pg. 60 relationships 112,215 (with pron. Relat.), 220 (3), 39 (1), 315 (2), 351-352 (21), 604 (2 only), 407, 610, 613, 658, 62, 46, 657, 315, 351

Red 72,74

Ridout vocabulary 71-76, 123-131, 323-329

River, brook, etc. 25 (with adj.), 414, 646

River names 12, 13, 63 (Ohio), 76, 125, 108 (2), 513,514

Road, with adj.

Pg. 61 saw, to

Say, to; to speak, tell 395, hadshimú 393

Sex of men & animals: 108, 109,353

Shawnee tribe; divisions, history, statistics, etc., 13 (4 subd.), 14, 61 (subdiv.), 166 (name in Peoria mpr._

Seasons: 15, 335

Shake, to, 714, pawátsi, red 31, 663, red 85

Pg. 62 to sing

Sit, to

Skin, hide, and compounds: 110, 197, 232, 216 (man’s), 608, 679, 680, 646

Smoke, to, & pipe see tobacco 15, 166 (pipe), 181, 211

Sorcery, (on typewritten sheet-see medicine) 221-225, 358, 438, 628, 687

Pg. 63 snakes, amphibians

Soul, spirits, deities, mental faculties, mind, etc. 14, 15

Suffixes, nominal

Suffixes, verbal

Pg. 64 –blank—

Pg. 65 tense in verbs: 199, 227, 230, 487, 405, 451

Future 395, 393, 615, 614, (wā’ssa 395), 335 (particles)

Tense in nouns

Texts (not dialogues) in Shawnee: naming of a child, etc(explained 625) Greyfeather 584-594

The Tchaláχk. And the Mékutchi, Greyfeather 571-582

The "principal narrative", 535-551 by Greyfeather, Wm.

A relationship of the Tchalaχkáthiwi 552-570 by idem

Red spitter 565, Parentation 479-, manitú & the monstr. God 38-43

Pg. 66 timber, forest trees: 353,354, 355, 28 (3), 15 (cedar), 22 (wilds), 74 (hickory, etc.), 103, 113, 114, 115, 166, 171, 216, 416, 488

Tobacco: cf. smoke, to 391

Tools, implements; razor 339, 673, chain, poker

Topographic terms; 125, 127, 108, 109, 746, 601 (quality of lands)

Pg. 67 totemic lists, names 392, 183, 337, 349

Tree; see timber

Tree (sentences) 116, 180, 181

Tree, parts or organs of: 74, 103, 6, 637, 677

Pg. 68 trades, occupations 108-109 (four), 624, 612, 421, 209

Tribal names of American Indians 11, 12-14, 108 (Ind-Ty), 75 (4), 107-108, 215 (Pekwí), 214,356

Illinois tribes: 631-633, also of Indiana

Indian tribes red 76, 172, 214, 215, 644, 646 (Wea), red 76, 77, 78

Turtles, names of 239, 646

Pg. 69 usitative verbs

Verbals

Vegetables: 22, 116, 117, 62 (2), 391, 490

Pg. 70 vowels

Vocalic shunting 487 (tenses)

Vocative case

Pg. 71 want, to

Warfare: 216, 324, 599, 629 list, 404, 405 (verb)

Weapons, arms 707, 695, 612, 693 (list), 23, 356, 123, 717

Pg.72 water, and its motions 127, 125, 120, 8, 10, 106 (drinking water, etc.), 352, 353, 626, 627, 601 (bottom etc.), 646

Weather: 335, 334

Week and week days

Weights, measuring of

Pg. 73 to wear; on the body 718

On head 718

On neck 718

Weeds; see tobacco etc. 391, 412

Pg. 74 winds (and cf. compass) 183, 27, 313, 342, 352, red 83

Women, occupations etc.

Pg. 75 wood 181

Graining of, 687, 688

 

 

 


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