Around 500 words in the Mountain Stoney dialect..., [1883-1886]


Date: 1883-1886 | Size: 1 items, 10 p., typed, photostat


This is a typed list of about 500 words collected from a branch of the Sioux Indians at their reservation 40 miles west of Calgary, Canada. List gathered by matron of Macdougall Methodist Orphanage, Morely, North West Territories [i.e., Alberta]. English-Assiniboin, alphabetical by English. Included is a letter regarding the document from Lucile Yerdon to Charles Marius Barbeau dated March 21, 1948.

Background note

Anna E. Barker was the matron of Macdougall Methodist Orphanage in Morley, Northwest Territory in Canada. She met most of the Indians on the reserve and was in charge of between 12-21 of their children. She gathered this information from these children and the adults.

Collection Information


Presented by Charles Marius Barbeau, 1950.

Location of originals:

Original in possession of Lucile Yerdon, Fort Plain, New York, 1948.

Indexing Terms

Personal Name(s)

  • Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969
  • Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969
  • Barker, Anna E.
  • Yerdon, Lucile
  • Yerdon, Lucile


  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Languages
  • Siouan languages
  • Stoney language