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Title Text: [Aleut texts]: Harrington; Yatchmeneff, 1941.
Description:Ms. partial copy of ALE941HY1941b, sent to Bergsland by Krauss. 
13 texts, 9 traditional; transcribed, and/or translated by Yatchmeneff for Harrington, unless otherwise noted, 1941-1948.  Includes:
(1-4) texts from Afenogin Ermeloff of Biorka, 1941, 37 pp. Cyrillic ms. with interlinear and free translation, and notes by Harrington; includes story "Michim Alixuu" 12 pp., and 3 song texts from disc recordings.
(5) "How the Umnak people killed the Russians," ca. 1948, Cyrillic in unknown hand, corrections by Harrington; also typescript with interlinear and free translations; also version by Alexandra Gromoff, 52 pp. ms. and edition in Harrington 1949 grammar.
(6) "Land Center Man," 10 pp. ms. with interlinear and free translations.
(7) "Big Fart," 7 pp. ms. with translations and with notes by Harrington.
(8) "That is my land," 7 pp. ms. with translations.
(9) Lermontoff's Prayer, 3 pp. ms. of original Russian poem, Aleut interlinear translation.
(10) anecdote about a fight, by John Merkulieff, 47 pp., interlinear translation, 1 word per page, typescript free translation; also notes by Harrington.
 (11) anecdote about a fox, by Deacon Nikifor Madrugin, 68 pp. word-for-word translation; also notes by Harrington and Alexandra Gromoff.
(12) "The Contest of the Volcanoes," 4 pp., translation separate from Gromoff's, q.v.
(13) "Aleut Proverbs," from Seal and Salmon Fisheries 4.414 (1898), 3 pp.
See also ALE941HY1941b.
Contributors Harrington, John Peabody (author)
Yatchmeneff, Ivan Alekseevich (author)
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Unangan
LingType text-ethnographic
Collection Bergsland Collection
Files: AL950B(B062)1941.pdf

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