Misantla Totonac Collection of MacKay and Trechsel

Colección Totonaco de Misantla de MacKay y Trechsel

Object Details

Collection LanguageTotonac, Misantla
Language PIDailla:242591
Title [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Title
TitleMisantla Totonac Collection of MacKay and Trechsel
Collector(s)MacKay, Carolyn J.
Trechsel, Frank R.
Depositor(s)Trechsel, Frank R.
MacKay, Carolyn J.
Project/Collector Website
Description [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Description
DescriptionThis collection is the product of thirty years of documentation on Misantla Totonac, a language that had not been previously described. MacKay and Trechsel have published and produced recordings of tales, conversations, vocabularies, and childrens' books. This collection includes audio recordings with transcriptions and translations in Spanish.

The funders of the project from 1986 to 2014 include Carolyn J. MacKay and Frank R. Trechsel, National Endowment for the Humanities (DEL PD-50016), Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indígenas (INALI), National Science Foundation (Grant No. BCS-0132293), Endangered Language Fund, Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc. (FAMSI), Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research (Grants No. 4720 and 5498) and Ball State University.