Collection Items

  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of the Fisher and the Sable, part 4
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR02
    Recorded in Calais, Maine on March 17, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copies, MAVIS nos. 2031734-4-1 and 2031734-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2015 October 23. 85.57 MB BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no.2031734-5-1, from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 79.54...
    • Contributor: Selmore, Peter - Fewkes, Jesse Walter
    • Date: 1890
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    Passamaquoddy description of the Snake song and dance : Snake song
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR04
    Recorded in Calais, Maine on March 18, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copies, MAVIS nos. 2006188-2-1, 2006188-4-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2015 October 08. 98.88 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2006188-5-1, from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 80.76...
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy description of the Snake song and dance : Snake song
    Pomka Athusossuwiye (to dance like the snake) | Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR05
    Two versions of the snake dance were recorded by Fewkes. Passamaquoddy transcription: Kenoq wi skicinu yet keqsey keti litpiyak keqsey kisi kisolutomeq pukowisiyaq nutelu pokhakon / Kesiphokayek naka te ska wolaqihpowakon tollaqote tan eci kisaqotek wolaqihpowakon etuciphayek / Nahahte welaqiwik metsihpultiyek pomkanen etuci metkayek nilun nuskicinuwewakonon tan etuci / Pomkatomeq pomatokihpusiyek athussosuwokeyuwakon athussosuwokeyak naka tuciw mihkomawokanen mihkomawokayek nitte petkanen / (Song:) Qey yo ha...
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of the Fisher and the Sable, part 1
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR07
    Recorded in Calais, Maine on March 17, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2006195-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27 (MAVIS. Library of Congress, 2015 October 08. 92.29 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2006195-4-1, from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 77.46...
    • Contributor: Selmore, Peter - Fewkes, Jesse Walter
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy numerals from 1 to 20 ; a counting-out rhyme ; the days of the week ; funeral song
    Namopawak (numbers); pemoluhkemkil (weekdays) | Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR08
    Passamaquoddy cultural narrative: The numbers and the days of the week were recorded by Jesse Walter Fewkes in his visit to the Passamaquoddy community in March 1890. These were based on the schedule for vocabulary established by the Smithsonian Institution (p. 82). These were translated by David Francis in 1983 when the first copy of the recordings was returned to Passamaquoddy. In 2018, new...
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy vocabulary items
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR09
    Passamaquoddy for vocabulary terms listed in "Introduction to the study of Indian languages, with words, phrases and sentences to be collected", 1980; Schedule 3 -- Dress and Ornaments (p 82-83). The recording includes terms for various items of clothing as well as materials and colors.
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of Glooscap and the animals, part 3
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR10
    "The story of how Glooscap reduced the size of the animals. These cylinders give the story in substantially the same way as published by Leland in his "Algonguin Legends."" --Fewkes, JAF 1890, p 258
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of the Raccoon, part 1
    Tale of Leux and Hespens | Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR11
    Recorded in Calais, Maine on March 16, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2031739-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2015 December 04. 108.84 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2031739-4-1 from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 76.66 Mbytes...
    • Contributor: Selmore, Peter - Fewkes, Jesse Walter
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy Song of Salutation
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR12
    Recorded in Calais, Maine on March 15, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2031740-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2015 December 11. 93.97 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2031740-4-1, from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 82.95 Mbytes...
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of Leux and the three fires, part 2
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR13
    Recorded in Calais, Maine in March, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2031741-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2015 December 11. 98.75 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2031741-4-1, from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 94.87 Mbytes BWF....
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of the Fisher and the Sable, part 2
    Pokomkesq naka Apistanewc | Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR14
    Passamaquoddy transcription: Iyan hesisol kotuntun opos. Nita kotuntun temonu ktoliptuwan api kotuntuwan nit on macahan kotuntun yut nit macahqahk oposis ktiyan nita yut lipuwan anataqot ktiyan ntapaqsomon oc kisi kulaqsomon malomte kisi suwikopipetek tokoman te yutte nitte na macewsan yut kahk nusami mocahqot saqsamon yut kisi wolaqsomon ah kisi putuwipetek ktoli putuwipetek...noniyakon naka ktoliptuwan yet ktolcy eyilit nitte na...wot olu ...puwaksonol...temonu kakaluwan...musuwok kuhusuwok ahahsuwok...
    • Contributor: Selmore, Peter - Fewkes, Jesse Walter
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of the Raccoon, part 2
    Tale of Leux and Hespens | Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR15
    Recorded in Calais, Maine on March 16, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2031747-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2015 December 04. 66.09 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copies, MAVIS nos. 2031747-4-1 and 2031747-4-2 from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31....
    • Contributor: Selmore, Peter - Fewkes, Jesse Walter
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story, part 1
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR17
    Recorded in Calais, Maine in March, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2005669-3-1 (at 00:10), from preservation tape reel. Library of Congress, 2014 January 14. 1.48 GB BWF. Preservation tape reel LWO 6528 R2A (at 00:10) from original cylinder. Washington, D.C. Library of Congress, 197u. 1 sound tape reel ; analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 10.5 in. Jesse Walter...
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy War song
    Polansuwe Susehp Neptan (Francis Joseph Neptune) | Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR18 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Polansuwe Susehp Neptan (Francis Joseph Neptune) was sung by Peter Lacoote and recorded by Jesse Walter Fewkes in Calais, Maine, March 17, 1890 (Fewkes' wax cylinder 18; Cylinder 4249; AFC 1972/003: SR18). Fewkes identified this as a "war song" in his field notes, and noted the name "Pere Lacoute".
    • Contributor: Lacoote, Peter - Fewkes, Jesse Walter
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of the Fisher and the Sable, part 8
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR21
    Recorded in Calais, Maine on March 17, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2005669-3-1 (at 10:49), from preservation tape reel. Library of Congress, 2014 January 14. 1.67 GB BWF. Analog preservation copy, LWO 6528 R2A (at 10:49), from original cylinder. Library of Congress, 197u. 1 sound tape reel ; analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 10.5 in. Jesse Walter Fewkes...
    • Contributor: Selmore, Peter - Fewkes, Jesse Walter
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of Leux and the three fires, part 1
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR22
    Recorded in Calais, Maine in March, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2031758-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2016 March 21. 89.74 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2031758-4-1, from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 88.79 Mbytes BWF....
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
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    Continuation of a Passamaquoddy narrative
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR23
    Recorded in Calais, Maine in March 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2031760-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2016 March 23. 90.27 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2031760-4-1, from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 92.27 Mbytes BWF....
    • Contributor: Selmore, Peter - Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story, part 3
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR25
    Recorded in Calais, Maine in March, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2031763-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2016 March 281. 82.49 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2031763-4-1, from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 79.33 Mbytes BWF....
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy song of the Snake Dance
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR26
    Recorded in Calais, Maine on March 15, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copies, MAVIS nos. 2031764-2-1 and 2031764-4-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2016 March 28 and 2016 May 18. 89.05 and 88.89 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2031764-5-1, from second preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone...
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy election song
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR27
    Recorded in Calais, Maine on March 15, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2031765-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2016 March 29. 79.63 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2031765-4-1, from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 79.17 Mbytes...
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy pronunciation of names of divinities
    Kolusuwakon (Passamaquoddy Words - Spirits and other Beings) | Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR28
    Recorded in Calais, Maine in March, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Title from Federal Cylinder Project catalog. Title in Passamaquoddy and translations of content were supplied by Passamaquoddy tribal elders and leaders in 2019. Digital recordings of the original cylinder content and pronunciation of names of divinities spoken by Dwayne Tomah are available at PassamaquoddyPeople.com http://https://passamaquoddypeople.com/digital-heritage/kolusuwakon-passamaquoddy-words-spirits-and-other-beings Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2031766-2-1, from original...
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy War song ; Trading song
    Mihqelsuwakonutomon (Song of Remembrance in the Passamaquoddy War Song Series) ; Esunomawotultine (Trading dance/song ) | Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR29
    The first song, Mihqelsuwakonutomon, means 'He/She tells memories of it'. This is a lament or mourning song. It is a fragment of one song in a series of songs and dances. Esunomawotultine, the trading dance, is the second song on Fewkes' wax cylinder 17 (Cylinder 4260; AFC 1972/003: SR29) recorded by Jesse Walter Fewkes in Calais, Maine, March 16, 1890.
    • Contributor: Selmore, Peter - Fewkes, Jesse Walter
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of the Fisher and the Sable, part 3
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR30
    Recorded in Calais, Maine on March 17, 1890 by Jesse Walter Fewkes. Digital preservation copy, MAVIS no. 2031768-2-1, from original cylinder on Archeophone #27. Library of Congress, 2016 April 11. 91.73 Mbytes BWF. Digital restoration copy, MAVIS no. 2031768-4-1, from preservation master file (from original cylinder) using Izotope RX4, Cedar Cambridge v.10 and Izotope Ozone 7. Library of Congress, 2016 October 31. 89.00 Mbytes...
    • Contributor: Selmore, Peter - Fewkes, Jesse Walter
    • Date: 1890
  • Audio Recording
    Passamaquoddy story of Glooscap and the animals, part 2
    Jesse Walter Fewkes collection of Passamaquoddy cylinder recordings SR31
    "The story of how Glooscap reduced the size of the animals. These cylinders give the story in substantially the same way as published by Leland in his "Algonguin Legends."" --Fewkes, JAF 1890, p 258.
    • Contributor: Fewkes, Jesse Walter - Joseph, Noel
    • Date: 1890
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