Dakota Language Roman Catholic Catechism
This collection contains a small (14 x 22 cm) typescript book titled Dakota Language Roman Catholic Catechism circa 1920. The book is constructed in two parts: part one titled Woonspekiye Wakan gusina, The Small Catechism, consisting of about seventy-three pages, and part two, Waceghiya-Prayers, consisting of about forty-three pages. The book is primarily written in the Dakota language with occasional titles in English. This catechism or summary of doctrine, of the Roman Catholic Church in the Dakota language was created by an unknown translator around 1920. Dakota is a Siouan language that is considered critically endangered. The book is bound with pale gray boards quarter bound with orange cloth and a yellow title label is pasted on the cover.
Purchased from Back of Beyond Books, 23 March 2022.
.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter-size folder)