Tuscarora Indian materials, 1883-1890


Date: 1883-1890 | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, 127 p.


These are myths, legends, ethnological notes, and historical information about the Tuscaroras of New York State. Six folkloristic texts, English only, free rendering by Anthony F. C. Wallace of interlinear translations by Albert Samuel Gatschet, 1883-1885. Forty-one groups of ethnographic data, historic notes and texts, collected by J. N. B. Hewitt, 1888-1890.

Background note

J. N. B. Hewitt was an Iroquois Indian and ethnologist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 127 p.


Presented by Anthony F. C. Wallace and accessioned, 1949.

Location of originals:

Originals in Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution.

Indexing Terms


  • Indians of North America -- New York (State) -- Folklore
  • Indians of North America -- New York (State) -- Legends
  • Tuscarora Indians
  • Tuscarora Indians -- Folklore
  • Tuscarora Indians -- History