Duane H. King photographs of Mikasuki tribal fair, 1980
King, Duane H
13 color prints
Indians of North America Southern States
Duane King is an anthropology scholar of American Indians, particularly the Cherokee Indians. From 1975 to 1982, he served as director of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in North Carolina. Afterwards, he became executive director of the Cherokee National Historical Society in Tahlequah, assistant director for the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian at the Heye Center in New York City, executive director of the Middle Oregon Historical Society in Warm Springs, Oregon, and executive director of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian/Autry National Center in Los Angeles, Califorinia. In 2008 he was named Vice President for Museum Affairs and Director of the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Photographs documenting the Mikasuki tribal fair on December 31, 1980, including Aztec dancers, musician Buffy St. Marie, craftspeople, and visitors.
Photo lot 81-45, Duane King photographs of Mikasuki tribal fair, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution