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Title Sentences in Micmac [manuscript]: Elenu wegadigun
Author Rand, Silas Tertius (1810-1889)
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Compilation of sentences, short stories, and portions of Scripture in Micmac, translated from English by Rev. Silas T. Rand around 1847. Simple useful sentences are given in Micmac and English on facing pages, as well as a partial conjugation of the verb "to see" (p. 9-10). Passages of Scripture translated into Micmac between February and March 1847, with the help of Joseph Brooks, a Frenchman who tutored Rand in the Indian language, include Exodus Chpt. 20, Genesis Chpts. 1-3, and John Chpt. 4.
Names Brooks, Joseph
Places Nova Scotia, Canada
Keywords language, translation, literature, religion, church, education
Theme Missionaries and Education; Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Language Micmac
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer MS 1628
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue