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Primary texts

  1. Tobacco invocation (Mid-winter Festival). Fenton, William (researcher); Redeye, Sherman (consultant). [1948/1949]. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 127.001
  2. Demonstration of cries used during festivals, dances, and games. Fenton, William (researcher); Redeye, Sherman (consultant). [1948/1949]. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 127.002
  3. Tobacco Invocation (Green Corn Festival). Fenton, William (researcher); Redeye, Sherman (consultant). [1948/1949]. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 127.003
  4. Discussion of difference between the Tobacco Invocation at the Mid-Winter and Green Corn festivals. Fenton, William (researcher); Redeye, Clara (consultant); Redeye, Sherman (consultant). [1948/1949]. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 127.004
  5. Opening address of thanks for the Green Corn festival. Fenton, William (researcher); Redeye, Sherman (consultant). [1948/1949]. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 127.005
  6. Announcement for naming babies on the first day of the Green Corn Festival. Fenton, William (researcher); Redeye, Sherman (consultant). [1948/1949]. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 127.006
  7. Announcement for naming baby boy's name. Fenton, William (researcher); Redeye, Sherman (consultant). [1948/1949]. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 127.007
  8. Closing address of the Green Corn Festival. Fenton, William (researcher); Redeye, Sherman (consultant). [1948/1949]. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 127.008
  9. The Chant of Handsom Lake. Fenton, William (researcher); Redeye, Sherman (consultant). [1948/1949]. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 127.009
  10. Origin of the False Faces Society. Fenton, William (researcher); Redeye, Clara (consultant). [1948/1949]. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 127.010
  11. Code of Handsome Lake, first day. Curry, Ed (consultant); Chafe, Wallace L. (researcher). 1958. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 29.002
  12. Thanksgiving speech. Sundown, Corbett (consultant); Chafe, Wallace L. (researcher). 1958. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 29.004
  13. Thanksgiving dance and performance. Sundown, Corbett (consultant); Chafe, Wallace L. (researcher). 1958. California Language Archive. oai:cla.berkeley.edu:LA 29.005
  14. Seneca thanksgiving rituals. Chafe, Wallace L. n.d. Smithsonian institution. Bureau of American Ethnology ; bulletin 183. oai:gial.edu:19367

Lexical resources

  1. ONLINECrúbadán language data for Seneca. Kevin Scannell. 2018. The Crúbadán Project. oai:crubadan.org:see

Language descriptions

  1. ONLINEGlottolog 4.6 Resources for Seneca. n.a. 2022. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:glottolog.org:sene1264
  2. ONLINEPHOIBLE 2.0 phonemic inventories for Seneca. n.a. 2019. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. oai:phoible.org:sene1264
  3. ONLINEWALS Online Resources for Seneca. n.a. 2022. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. oai:wals.info:snc
  4. ONLINELAPSyD Online page for Seneca. Maddieson, Ian. 2009. www.lapsyd.ddl.cnrs.fr. oai:www.lapsyd.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr:src548

Other resources about the language

  1. ONLINESketch of Seneca, an Iroquoian Language. Chafe, Wallace L. 1996. Handbook of Northamerican Indians. Volume 17: Languages. oai:refdb.wals.info:1243
  2. ONLINESeneca Morphology I: Introduction. Chafe, Wallace L. 1960. WALS Online RefDB. oai:refdb.wals.info:1446
  3. ONLINEAccent and related phenomena in the Five Nations Iroquois languages. Chafe, Wallace L. 1977. Studies in Stress and Accent. oai:refdb.wals.info:1447
  4. ONLINEPrehistoric divergences and recontacts between Cayuga, Seneca and other Northern Iroquoian languages. Chafe, W. L.; Foster, M. K. 1981. WALS Online RefDB. oai:refdb.wals.info:1448
  5. ONLINEAlternating Weak and Strong Syllables in Cayuga Words. Foster, M. 1982. WALS Online RefDB. oai:refdb.wals.info:1530
  6. ONLINEThe Seneca language. A study in Iroquoian. Holmer, Nils Magnus. 1954. Lundequistska Bokh. oai:refdb.wals.info:3966
  7. ONLINELinguistic Diversity in Space and Time. Nichols, Johanna. 1992. University of Chicago Press. oai:refdb.wals.info:4050
  8. ONLINETense and Aspect Systems. Dahl, Östen. 1985. Blackwell. oai:refdb.wals.info:4272
  9. ONLINEHandbook of the Seneca language. Chafe, Wallace L. 1963. University of the State New York. oai:refdb.wals.info:5140
  10. Seneca morphology and dictionary. Chafe, Wallace L. 1967. Smithsonian contributions to anthropology ; v. 4. oai:gial.edu:19366
  11. ONLINESeneca: a language of United States. n.a. 2018. SIL International. oai:ethnologue.com:see
  12. ONLINELINGUIST List Resources for Seneca. Damir Cavar, eLinguistics Foundation Board Member (editor); Malgorzata E. Cavar, Director of Linguist List (editor). 2022-05-31. The LINGUIST List (www.linguistlist.org). oai:linguistlist.org:lang_see
  13. ONLINESeneca Detailed Description. The Long Now Foundation. n.d. The Rosetta Project: A Long Now Foundation Library of Human Language. oai:rosettaproject.org:rosettaproject_see_detail-1

Other resources in the language

  1. ONLINESeneca materials, Ely Samuel Parker Papers. Parker, Ely Samuel, 1828-1895; Wright, Laura M. (Laura Maria), 1809-1886; Wright, Asher, 1803-1875; Porter, Charles T. (Charles Talbot), 1826-1910; Shanks, Isaac; Parker, Nicholson H.; Allen, Orlando, 1803-1874; Wilcox, Henry P.; Stryker, James, 1792-1864; Potter, Herman B.; Angel, W. P.; Brown, William Linn; Crawford, T. Hartly; Fellows, Joseph, 1782-1873; Howe, Chester; Jimerson, Samuel; Moseley, William A.; Parker, Caroline, -1892; Schermerhorn, J. F. (John Freeman), 1786-1851; Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864; Two Guns; Harris, Thompson S.; Avery, C. P. (Charles Pumpelly), 1817-1872; Cadwallader, Sylvanus, 1825 or 1826-; Flagler, Henry Morrison, 1830-1913; Hosmer, William H. C. (William Howe Cuyler), 1814-1877; Lapham, Elbridge Gerry, 1814-1890; Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881; Parker, Arthur Caswell, 1881-1955; Parker, Levi; Parker, Spencer Cone; Parker, William H.; Parker, Elizabeth; Pierce, Daniel W.; Pringle, Benjamin, 1807-1887; Warren, N. S.; Warren, R. B.; Wilson, Peter; Martindale, J. H. (John Henry), 1815-1881; Bronson, Greene C. (Greene Carrier), 1789-1863; Bryan, William G.; Follett, Frederick, 1804-1891; Bouck, William C., 1786-1859; Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878; Cunningham, H. S.; Dole, William P., approximately 1818-1889; Fisk, John; Harlin, D. M.; Hinton, Charles Lewis, 1793-1861; Johnson, Marcus H.; Paine, N. E.; Verplanck, Isaac A.; Manypenny, George Washington, 1809-1893; Mix, Charles E.; Moore, F. H.; Moses, William; Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881; Parker, Samuel, 1779-1866; Shankland, Robert H.; Washburn, C. T.; Jemison, Chauncy C.; Parker, Newton; Parsons, Sylvester; Salisbury, James Henry, 1823-1905; M. Stagers and Co.; Van Horn, Burt, 1823-1896; Two Guns, Henry; Edwards, Howard, 1833-1925?; John, Andrew; Blacksmith, John; Johnson, James; Marshall, O. H. (Orsamus Holmes), 1813-1884; Doctor, Isaac; Wright, Silas, 1795-1847; Thompson, Jacob, 1810-1885; Dole, Benjamin. 1794-1931. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:11032
  2. ONLINESeneca language. Curry, John; Watt, Harry. circa 1970. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10874
  3. ONLINEDeswadeyon: Seneca song. Cornplanter, Jesse J.; Wallace, Anthony F. C., 1923-2015. 1952. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10877
  4. ONLINEThe Buffalo Story. Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986. 1946. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10878
  5. ONLINESongs and Dances of Great Lakes Indians. Albert, Whitney; Brown, George; Buck, Gordie; Buck, Morris; Buck, Richard; Kenosha, David; Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch; Lewis, Thomas; Link, Sam; Martin, John; Miller, Huron; Pamptopee, Betty; Roberts, Wilson; Shagonaby, Susan; Shalifoe, Thomas; Smoke, Percy; Thomas, Eli. 1952-1956. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10887
  6. ONLINEThe Seneca Language. Chafe, Wallace L. 1958. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10888
  7. ONLINECeremonial Songs of Tonawanda Seneca Longhouse. Randle, Martha Champion; Black, Edward; Cornplanter, Jesse J.; Shanks, Robert. 1936. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10854
  8. ONLINEInterviews concerning the paintings of the Seneca artist Ernest Smith. Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Collamer, Jeanette; Smith, Ernest. 1973. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10814
  9. ONLINESeneca Chanters of the Dead. Bennett, Spencer; Cook, John; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Green, Louise; Jones, Solon; Kittle, Harold; Parker, Everett; Scrogg, Rupert; Seneca, Cornelius B.; Sturtevant, William C.; Williams, Gus; Young, Louisa. 1958. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10815
  10. ONLINESeneca texts relating to the Green Corn Ceremony; An origin of the False Faces. Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Redeye, Clara; Redeye, Sherman. 1948. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10816
  11. ONLINESeneca Chants and Ceremonies. Cornplanter, Jesse J.; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Redeye, Sherman. 1949. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10818
  12. ONLINESeneca materials, Indian Language Field Recordings. Bartlett, Charles E., -1976; Buck, Joshua; Butler, Sadie; Cornplanter, Jesse J.; Curry, Ed; Dowdy, Herb; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Gaus, Dorothy Shipley, 1928-; Gibson, Simeon; Jacob, John Ely; Jimerson, Avery; Jimerson, Danny; John, Richard; Johnny John, Amos; Johnny John, Chauncey; Johnny John, Richard; Johns, Albert; Jones, Albert; Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch; Lewis, Tom; Logan, Joseph; Preston, Jack; Stevens, Fannie; Sundown, Roland. 1941, 1945, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1954, 1956, 1962. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10823
  13. ONLINEIndian language recordings. Cusick, Chief; Dowdy, Herb; Jimerson, Avery; Jimerson, Walter; Redeye, Clara; Snyderman, George S., 1908-2000; Sprague, Lorne; Sprague, Raymond. 1959-1963. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10830
  14. ONLINEMaterial on Iroquois Dialects and Languages. Antone, Betsy; Antone, Billy; Antone, Harry; Antone, Rosa; Benedict, Charles; Benedict, Charles, Mrs.; Benedict, Ernest; Christian, Albert; Cornplanter, Jesse J.; Curlyhead, Sadie; Cusick, Herbert; Dowdy, Lynn; Gansworth, Nellie; Henhawk, Floyd; Hickerson, Harold, 1923-; Homer, Pat; Jacobs, Elver; Jimerson, Laurence; Jimerson, Laurence, Mrs.; Johnny John, Amos; Johnny John, Colline; Johnny John, Richard; Jones, Albert; Lewis, Thomas; Lyons, Annie; Lyons, Louis; Mt. Pleasant, William; Owl, David; Owl, Jane; Redeye, Henry; Schanandoah, Chapman; Schanandoah, Chapman, Mrs.; Skye, Solon; Smith, Mr.; Smith, Mrs.; Smoke, Percy; Snow, Kenneth; Snow, Lena; Thomas, George, Jr. 1950. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10831
  15. ONLINEHaudenosaunee materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Goldenweiser, Alexander A., 1880-1940; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Abler, Thomas S., (Thomas Struthers), 1941-; Day, Gordon M.; Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937; Latham, Robert Gordon, 1812-1888; Lyford, Carrie A., (Carrie Alberta); Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Thomas, George; Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996; Pendergast, James F., 1921-2000; Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967; Tooker, Elisabeth, 1927-2004. 1862; 1913-1996. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10733
  16. ONLINESeneca materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Chafe, Wallace L.; Abler, Thomas S., (Thomas Struthers), 1941-; Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Michelson, Karin; Pirie, M. C.; Swadesh, Morris, 1909-1967; Cooper, Leroy; Gillespie, John W.; Young, Norman; Curry, Ed; Dowdy, Herb; Jones, Albert. 1950-1995. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10745
  17. ONLINETuscarora materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Greene, Elton; Mithun, Marianne; Rudes, Blair A.; Crouse, Dorothy; Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937; Kenohenyo, Nora Carrier; Printup, Marjorie; Smith, Dan; Wallace, Anthony F. C., 1923-2015; Gansworth, Nellie. 1946-1991. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10748
  18. ONLINECherokee materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Albó, Xavier, 1934-; Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Zuidema, R. Tom, (Reiner Tom), 1927-; Farfán, José M. B.; Cook, Wiliam H.; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Gillespie, John Douglas; Gillespie, John W.; Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch; Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996; Kilpatrick, Jack Frederich. 1828-1905; 1939-1975. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10727
  19. ONLINECayuga materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Foster, Michael K.; Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Skye, Howard; Green, Mrs. 1946-1989. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10728
  20. ONLINESeneca materals, Elisabeth Tooker Papers. Evaneshko, Veronica; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Sundown, Arnold; Sundown, Corbett; Tooker, Elisabeth, 1927-2004. 1958-1982. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10619
  21. ONLINESeneca materials, C. F. Voegelin Papers. Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986; Preston, W. D.; Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Cooper, Leroy. circa 1930s-1960s. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10555
  22. ONLINEIroquoian materials, C. F. Voegelin Papers. Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986; Bloomfield, Leonard, 1887-1949; Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Wells, Herman B. circa 1925-1967. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10515
  23. ONLINEOjibwe materials, C. F. Voegelin Papers. Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986; Seaman, John Nelson, 1915-; Williams, Angeline; Medler, Andrew; Nakanikan, Dan; Silas, Mrs. John B. circa 1925-1967, bulk circa 1940-1941. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10487
  24. ONLINEOnondaga materials, Floyd G. Lounsbury Papers. Zeisberger, David, 1721-1808; Lounsbury, Floyd Glenn; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Skye, Howard; Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892; Richards, Cara Elizabeth, 1927-; Woodbury, Hanni; Einhorn, Arthur (Skaroniate); Kenohenyo, Nora Carrier; Lukoff, Fred; Thomas, George; Blau, Harold, 1935-; Foster, Michael K. 1834-1888; 1938-1978. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10374
  25. ONLINESeneca materials, William N. Fenton papers. Abrams, George H. J.; Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011; Cornplanter, Jesse J.; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Gibson, Simeon; Hauptman, Laurence M.; Heron, George D.; Jimerson, Dan M.; Lamb, Gerald; Lazarus, Arthur, Jr.; Ledsome, Thelma; Preston, Jack; Printup, Maribel; Printup, Wayne; Redeye, Clara; Redeye, Sherman; Seneca, Cornelius B.; Seneca, Martin; Seneca, Pauline; Seneca Nation of Indians; Seneca-Iroquois National Museum; Sonosky, Marvin J.; Tooker, Elisabeth, 1927-2004; Waters, Somerset R.; Wheeler-Voegelin, Erminie, 1903-1988. Bulk 1930s-1990s. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10331
  26. ONLINESeneca materials, Daythal L. Kendall Papers. Chafe, Wallace L.; Kendall, Daythal. 1992-1993, 2007. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10276
  27. ONLINEPapers on Iroquois personal names, 1914. Beauchamp, William Martin, 1830-1925. 1914. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:10061
  28. ONLINEThe code of Handsome Lake. Cornplanter, Edward, 1856-1918; Cornplanter, Jesse J. November 10, 1933. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9766
  29. ONLINEA comparative vocabulary of Indian languages. Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815; Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844. 1798-1821. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9678
  30. ONLINESeneca music and dance style. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch. 1951. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9630
  31. ONLINECeremonial Songs of the Tonawanda Seneca Longhouse. Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch. 1936-1952. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9631
  32. ONLINEComparative Haudenosaunee materials, Frans M. Olbrechts papers. Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958. circa 1930. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9636
  33. ONLINESeneca materials, Frans M. Olbrechts papers. Doctor, Peter; Doxtater, Avis; Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958. 1929-1930. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9639
  34. ONLINEIndian songs in Seneca dialect, in syllables, and other rituals. Cornplanter, Edward, 1856-1918; Cornplanter, Jesse J.; Fenton, William N., (William Nelson), 1908-2005; Pierce, George. 1916-1951. Indigenous Materials at the American Philosophical Society. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9591
  35. ONLINESeneca materials, ACLS collection. Barbeau, Marius, 1883-1969; Hill, Ezechiel; Harris, Zellig S. (Zellig Sabbettai), 1909-1992; Hickerson, Harold, 1923-; Hickerson, Nancy Parrott; Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939; Turner, Glen D. 1911, 1946, 1947, 1950. ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society). oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9548
  36. ONLINESeneca materials, Phillips Fund Collection. Abler, Thomas S., (Thomas Struthers), 1941-; John, Hazel V. Dean; Nichols, David A.; Pollak, Margaret; Roark-Calnek, Sue N., 1936-; Wyler, Barbara; Heron, George. 1964-1969, 1978, 1998, 2004, 2012-2015. Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection. oai:indigenousguide.amphilsoc.org:9322

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