Native American Folklore
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of research papers written for ANT 490 and ANT 426 Native American Folklore, both of these courses are taught by Pauleena MacDougall at the University of Maine in Orono during the fall of 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, and 2010. Topics covered in the papers included: Wabanaki spirit guides, basket making, creation myths involving Gluskap, Passamaquoddy stories for children, Wabanaki medicinal plants and traditional healers, and Passamaquoddy Wampum Records.
- MacDougall, Pauleena (Teacher, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
For digitized items free from access restrictions, we are working to upload this material (pdfs, mp3s, jpgs) for public access, but it is an ongoing project. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, contact Special Collections (email@example.com).
Conditions Governing Use
Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher. Known restrictions on NA2806.
Language of Materials
While most of the collection is digitized, the following paper is not: "Biographical Paper on William “Billy” Neptune" by “BJ” Robert M. Kitchin Jr. 2002.
Existence and Location of Originals
Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047 https://lccn.loc.gov/2013655211. The micro digital video tape cassette has not been transferred to an accessible media format at the time of accessioning. Location: Library Storage 29-B-9-4 “Mixes Small Collections” Box 1, Folder MF141.
Materials Specific Details
Audio files are the primary source material. Transcriptions are the transcriber's best effort to convert audio to text, but should be considered secondary to the audio.
NA3655 is primarily in MF153, but was listed in MF141 too since it was written for ANT 490.
- Folklore Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Indians of North America -- Maine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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- Students -- Papers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to Native American Folklore
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- May 2018
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University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States