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Figure I

“Verse zum Gebrauch bey den Indianern in Scattigok” [Verses for the use of the Indians in Scattigok (Connecticut)], Records of the Moravian Mission among the Indians of North American (MissInd) 331.2, Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, Pa. Reproduction courtesy of the Moravian Archives.

Mel. Herr Jesu Chris, dein Tod/In dulci jubilo

Figure II

Text transcriptions and translation of the hymn “Jesu paschgon kia” in Figure I.By permission of Christopher (Chris) Harvey. The first column is Chris’s English translation of the Mohican. The second column is the Mohican text of the verse as it appears in the Moravian manuscript in Figure I. The third column is Chris’s version of the Mohican text, rendered in his new system for writing Mohican.

Figure III

Arvid E. Miller Historical Library/Museum, Bowler, WI. Photograph by authors.

Figure IV

Index to microfilm collection of items from Box 331. Vernon Nelson, Guide to the Records of the Moravian Mission among the Indians of North America from the Archives of the Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (New Haven, Conn., 1970). Reproduction courtesy of the Moravian Archives.

Figure V

Two versions of “Jesu paschgon kia” dating from 1746. “Verse zum Gebrauch bey den Indianern in Scattigok” [Verses for the use of the Indians in Scattigok (Connecticut)], MissInd 331.2, MAB; “Mahikandische Verse, verfertigt und übersetzt von unterschiedlichen Brüdern. Vom Johannes dem Ind[ianer] u[nd] Br[üder] Chr[istoph] Pyrl[a]eus revidirt im Febr. [1746]” [Mahican verses, compiled and translated by various brethren. By Johannes the Indian and Brother Christoph Pyrlaeus, revised in Feb. 1746], MissInd 331.3, MAB. Reproductions courtesy of the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, Pa.

Figure VI

“Jesu paschgon kia,” from “Probe zu einem Gesang-Büchel vor die seeligen Herzel aus den braunen Nationen der Mahikander Delawares und etliche Versgen in der Sprache der 6 Nationen 1746” [Proof for a song booklet of the blessed hearts of the brown nations of the Mahican Delawares and Some Short Verses of the Language of the Six Nations (Mohawk)], NB.VII.R.3.91 (1746), Archiv der Brüder-Unität [Unity Archives], Herrnhut, Germany. Reproduction courtesy of the Archiv der Brüder-Unität.

Figure VII

Chorale tune “Herr Jesu Christ, dein Tod/In dulci jubilo.” H.4, p. 71, Archiv der Brüder-Unität [Unity Archives], Herrnhut. Reproduction courtesy of the Archiv der Brüder-Unität.

Figure VIII

“Jesu paschgon kia,” in a modern edition prepared from the Moravian chorale tune “Herr Jesu Christ, dein Tod/In dulci jubilo.” Harmonic realization by Joshua Tanis; modernized phonetics by Chris Harvey.

Figure IX

Church of the Wilderness, Bowler, WI. Photograph by authors.

Figure X

“Jesu paschgon kia,” in a modern edition prepared from the Moravian chorale tune “Herr Jesu Christ, dein Tod/In dulci jubilo.” Arrangement by Brent Michael Davids. This version was used during the recording sessions at FSU and the Church of the Wilderness.

VIDEOS

Project Documentary

Video Credits 

Video Producers: Rachel Wheeler, Sarah Eyerly
Writer/Director: Catherine Crouch
Camera/Sound: Shuling Yong, Ladema Zinsmeister
Soundtrack: Bill Miller
Titles/Graphics: Matt Mutchmore
Video Editors: Liz Sykes, Adam Stackhouse

Interview with Chris Harvey

Video Credits 

Video Producers: Rachel Wheeler, Sarah Eyerly
Camera/Sound: Catherine Crouch, Ladema Zinsmeister
Video Editors: Liz Sykes, Adam Stackhouse

Interview with Bill Miller

Video Credits 

Video Producers: Rachel Wheeler, Sarah Eyerly
Camera/Sound: Catherine Crouch, Ladema Zinsmeister
Video Editors: Liz Sykes, Adam Stackhouse

Interview with Brent Michael Davids

Video Credits 

Video Producers: Rachel Wheeler, Sarah Eyerly
Camera/Sound: Catherine Crouch, Shuling Yong
Video Editors: Liz Sykes, Adam Stackhouse

Florida State University
Church of the Wilderness

Video Credits 

Video Producers: Rachel Wheeler, Sarah Eyerly
Camera/Sound: Catherine Crouch, Shuling Yong
Video Editors: Liz Sykes, Adam Stackhouse

RECORDINGS

FIGURES   |   VIDEOS   |   ADDITIONAL IMAGES

ADDITIONAL IMAGES

FIGURES   |   VIDEOS   |   RECORDINGS

Picture of vault at the Moravian Archives, Bethlehem

View of Gnadenhutten I, Mp.205.5, UA Herrnhut

Bethlehem Helpers Conference, August 31, 1745, MAB

Gnadenhutten Diary 117.2 Jan 4, 1751, MAB

Church of the Wilderness, Bowler, WI

Bill and Chris jamming at the University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)

Recording session at FSU

Recording session at Church of the Wilderness

Recording session at IUPUI

Bill Miller’s collection of Native flutes

Studying a hymn at Church of the Wilderness

Studying the text of “Jesu paschgon kia” at IUPUI

Rachel Wheeler and Sarah Eyerly, “Singing Box 331: Re-sounding Eighteenth-Century Mohican Hymns from the Moravian Archives,” digital companion version, William and Mary Quarterly, October 2019, https://oieahc.wm.edu/digital-projects/oi-reader/singing-box-331-rachel-wheeler-sarah-eyerly/.

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