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RL-20227-82

Michael K. Foster
Unaffiliated Independent Scholar

POLITICAL ORATORY OF THE NORTHERN IROQUOIS: A TRANSLATION

To support transcription, analysis, and translation of the political oratory ofthe League of the Iroquois, used in diplomatic negotiations between Europeans and Native Americans in the Colonial period. The work is based on recorded speeches of a ceremonial leader who retains an active knowledge of the oratory.

Project fields:
Anthropology; Linguistics; Native American Studies

Program:
Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$31,000 (approved)
$30,762 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1982 – 11/30/1985