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Dance Ceremonial Ornament

Donor Name:
Bureau Of American Ethnology  Search this
Collector:
E. G. Johnson  Search this
Culture:
Hupa  Search this
Object Type:
Ornament
Place:
Hoopa Indian School, 1 Mile From, Humboldt County / Hoopa Valley Reservation, California, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1929-May-22
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
105865
USNM Number:
E342289-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8402065
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1901-1902
Scope and Contents:
Select itemized correspondence:

1901: Coe, Sadie E.; Feb. 16.

1901: Myres, John L. [?]; Feb. 18.

1901: Murie, James R.; Feb. 18, 23; Apr. 2.

1901: Mead, Frances K.; Apr. 27.

1901: Murie, James R.; June 10.

1901: Farwell, Arthur; June 11.

1901: Wolle, J. Fred; June 12, 15.

1901: Barth, Johann Ambrosius; July 13.

1901: Murie, James R.; Aug. 24.

1901: Sutler, A. W.; Aug. 25.

1901: Deutscher Volkgesangverein; Aug. 27.

1901: Murie, James R.; Sept. 21.

1901: Stumpf, Prof. C.; Oct. 9.

1901: McGee, W. J.; Oct. 11.

1901: Murie, James R.; Oct. 25, 26; Nov. 8, 11, 16; Dec. 24.

1901: Benedict, A. L.; Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo; n.d.

1901: Westcott, Edith; n.d.

1901: Zitkala-Sa; n.d.

1902: Murie, James R.; Jan. 4, 6, 11, 13.

1902: Copy of telegram sent to Mrs. P. A. Hearst; ca. Feb. 1.

1902: Murie, James R.; Feb. 16, 25; Mar. 6, 10.

1902: Wolfram, A.; Mar. 11.

1902: Murie, James R.; Mar. 19; Apr. 2, 24, 28, 29.

1902: Dorsey, George A.; May 4.

1902: McGee, W J; Aug. 11.
Collection Restrictions:
The Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers are open for research.

Access to the Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4558-ref42
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Dance ceremony at a pueblo village

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Physical description:
1 3.25 x 4 in. lantern slide
Culture:
American Indian Pueblo dance  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Topic:
Dance--American Indian, Pueblo  Search this
Local number:
NAA INV 09978600
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George V. Allen photograph collection of American Indians and the American frontier circa 1860-1935
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_89817

Anonymous Cheyenne drawing of Sun Dance ceremony

Collection Collector:
Hazen, William Babcock, 1830-1887  Search this
Collection Creator:
Fort Marion artists  Search this
Extent:
1 drawing (2 leaves, colored pencil, ink, and graphite, 18 x 21 cm.)
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1875-1878
Scope and Contents:
Two-page drawings showing Sun Dance lodge, dancers in ceremonial body paint, shields and other regalia on display, circle of drummers, many onlookers, and surrounding tipis of camp.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08511103

NAA MS 154064C
Album Information:
NAA MS 154064C 011
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 154064C, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Book of drawings by anonymous Cheyenne prisoner at Fort Marion
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms154064c-ref11

Silver Horn drawing of Scalp Dance ceremony

Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Collection Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Extent:
1 drawing (graphite and watercolor, 30 x 35 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1884-1897
Scope and Contents:
Inscriptions read "scalp" and "a woman".
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 09062500

OPPS NEG 92-11302

NAA MS 4252
Place:
United States Oklahoma Territory Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma. Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma Territory. Mount Scott.
United States Oklahoma. Mount Scott.
Album Information:
MS 4252 138
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4252, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Military target record book containing drawings by Silver Horn and others and a pictorial diary by Silver Horn
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4252-ref58

Woman's headband for Jump Dance ceremony.

Photographer:
Wendy George (Wendy Ferris-George), Hupa/Yurok/Karuk (Karok)/Chimariko  Search this
Culture/People:
Hupa  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Wendy George (Wendy Ferris-George), Hupa/Yurok/Karuk (Karok)/Chimariko  Search this
NMAI agent:
Emil Her Many Horses (EHMH), Oglala Lakota [Pine Ridge]  Search this
Seller:
Wendy George (Wendy Ferris-George), Hupa/Yurok/Karuk (Karok)/Chimariko  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's headband for Jump Dance ceremony.
Media/Materials:
Porcupine quills, twine/string
Techniques:
Braided, tied
Dimensions:
1.5 x 22 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Hoopa, Hoopa Valley Reservation; Humboldt County; California; USA
Date created:
2002
Catalog Number:
25/8425
Barcode:
258425.000
See related items:
Hupa
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_274365
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Sunset Dance--Ceremony to the Evening Sun

Artist:
Joseph Henry Sharp, born Bridgeport, OH 1859-died Pasadena, CA 1953  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25 1/8 x 30 in. (63.8 x 76.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1924
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture\religious\church  Search this
Landscape\time\sunset  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Taos  Search this
Landscape\New Mexico\Taos Pueblo  Search this
Ceremony\Indian\Ceremony to the Evening Sun  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Arvin Gottlieb
Object number:
1991.205.15
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, North Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.205.15

Iroquois music and dance: Ceremonial arts of two Seneca Longhouses

Author:
Kurath, Gertrude P.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1964
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_89955

Leader of women in Buffalo Dance ceremony before 1912

Creator:
ANONYMOUS  Search this
Collector:
Tilton, Willis G  Search this
Physical description:
1 photographic negative
Culture:
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912
before 1912
Local number:
OPPS NEG T1683
See more items in:
Willis G. Tilton photograph collection of American Indians circa 1880-1930 (bulk 1899-1904)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_95240

Anonymous Kiowa drawing of people bringing in the center pole for the Sun Dance ceremony

Extent:
1 item (graphite and colored pencil on ruled paper drawing, graphite and colored pencil on ruled paper, 17 x 20 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Ledger drawings
Date:
1875-1878
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 98-54
Place:
United States Florida Fort Marion.
Album Information:
MS 98-54 016
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 98-54, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Exercise book containing drawings by anonymous Kiowa artist
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms1998-54-ref16

Silver Horn drawing of Sun Dance ceremony, with man impersonating an animal

Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Collection Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Extent:
1 drawing (graphite, 30 x 35 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1884-1897
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4252

NAA INV 09056700

OPPS NEG 92-11366
Place:
United States Oklahoma Territory Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma. Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma Territory. Mount Scott.
United States Oklahoma. Mount Scott.
Album Information:
MS 4252 008
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4252, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Military target record book containing drawings by Silver Horn and others and a pictorial diary by Silver Horn
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4252-ref1

Silver Horn drawing of three men in Sun Dance ceremony, with one impersonating a buffalo

Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Collection Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Extent:
1 drawing (graphite, 30 x 35 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1884-1897
Scope and Contents:
Drawing depicts a name glyph that appears to represent a tomahawk.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4252

NAA INV 09056800

OPPS NEG 92-11363
Place:
United States Oklahoma Territory Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma. Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma Territory. Mount Scott.
United States Oklahoma. Mount Scott.
Album Information:
MS 4252 014
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4252, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Military target record book containing drawings by Silver Horn and others and a pictorial diary by Silver Horn
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4252-ref2

Silver Horn drawing of Sun Dance ceremony, with Taime priest and assistant

Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Collection Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Extent:
1 drawing (graphite, watercolor, and ink, 30 x 35 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1884-1897
Scope and Contents:
Drawing is inscribed by Hugh Scott, "scalp", "cedar", "breech cloth", "Med Keeper", "One of the 4 assts", "center pole", buffalo bull hide", "cedar incense", and "Time". Various objects have been lettered a-g. The inscriptions, excluding the letters, have been scratched out.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 09056900

OPPS NEG 92-11375

NAA MS 4252
Place:
United States Oklahoma Territory Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma. Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma Territory. Mount Scott.
United States Oklahoma. Mount Scott.
Album Information:
MS 4252 041
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4252, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Military target record book containing drawings by Silver Horn and others and a pictorial diary by Silver Horn
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4252-ref3

Silver Horn drawing of schematic of activity in Sun Dance ceremony, indicated by foot prints

Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Collection Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Extent:
1 drawing (graphite and watercolor, 30 x 35 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1884-1897
Scope and Contents:
Inscriptions by Hugh Scott read "Sand heaped around bottom of pole", "wooden ears", wooden nose", "Tracks are the men around the ceremony", "Mud is [...] around sand". Specific features have been assigned letters.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 09062100

OPPS NEG 92-11288

NAA MS 4252
Place:
United States Oklahoma Territory Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma. Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma Territory. Mount Scott.
United States Oklahoma. Mount Scott.
Album Information:
MS 4252 133
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4252, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Military target record book containing drawings by Silver Horn and others and a pictorial diary by Silver Horn
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4252-ref54
Additional Online Media:

Silver Horn drawing of ritual figures associated with the Sun Dance ceremony

Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Collection Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Extent:
1 drawing (graphite and watercolor, 30 x 35 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1884-1897
Scope and Contents:
Inscriptions read "Man with lighted brand called The man who drives The buffalo", "Asst to Time keeper The man who brings the buffalo", and "Time keeper". The inscriptions were subsequently scratched out and each of the figures assigned a letter.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 09062200

OPPS NEG 92-11322

NAA MS 4252
Place:
United States Oklahoma Territory Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma. Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma Territory. Mount Scott.
United States Oklahoma. Mount Scott.
Album Information:
MS 4252 134
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4252, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Military target record book containing drawings by Silver Horn and others and a pictorial diary by Silver Horn
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4252-ref55

Anonymous Lakota drawing of Sun Dance ceremony showing the center pole and three figures in ritual regalia

Extent:
1 drawing (graphite and colored pencil, 21 x 26 cm.)
Culture:
Lakota -- Teton  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1876
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 39D-1

NAA INV 11004400
Place:
United States Dakota Territory Pine Ridge Agency.
United States South Dakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Album Information:
MS 39D1 066
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 39D-1, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Book of drawings by anonymous Lakota artists
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms39d1-ref66

Squaw Dance ceremony with crowd on horseback near covered wagons, possibly outside medicine lodge Copyright 07 DEC 1906

Copyright claimant:
Schwemberger, Simeon  Search this
Physical description:
1 005 in x 007 in mounted on 006 in x 014 in photograph
Culture:
Navajo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Copyright 07 DEC 1906
Local number:
NAA INV 03266300
See more items in:
Library of Congress Copyright Office photograph collection of American Indians 1860s-1930s (bulk 1890s-1920s)
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_5813
Additional Online Media:

Anonymous Cheyenne drawing of Sun Dance ceremony, with dancers in ritual regalia shown inside medicine lodge in center of tipi camp with spectators outside

Names:
Fort Marion artists  Search this
Extent:
1 drawing (2 leaves, graphite and colored pencil, 21 x 27 cm.)
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1875 August
Scope and Contents:
Inscription reads: "Medicine lodge and dance."
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG 55043

OPPS NEG 55043A

NAA INV 08547019

NAA INV 08547020

NAA MS 39A
Place:
United States Florida Fort Marion.
Album Information:
MS 39A 018
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 39A, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Book of drawings by unidentified Cheyenne artist at Fort Marion, Florida
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms39a-ref18
Additional Online Media:

Anonymous Arikara drawing of scalp dance ceremony, with women with scalps and severed hand on poles and a man with drum

Collection Collector:
Hazen, William Babcock, 1830-1887  Search this
Extent:
1 drawing (graphite and colored pencil, mounted on paper, 12 x 20 cm.)
Culture:
Arikara Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1875
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08510613

NAA MS 154064B
Place:
United States Dakota Territory Fort Buford.
United States South Dakota Fort Buford.
Album Information:
MS 154064B 013
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 154064B, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Book of Arikara drawings by anonymous artist
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms154064b-ref13

Group gathered at dance/ceremony, Ha Lepatoa (Butha Buthae) district, Lesotho

Photographer:
Rohrmann, G. F. (George F.)  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Rohrmann, G. F. (George F.)  Search this
Extent:
1 negatives (photographic) (black and white, 35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Date:
1970-1975
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Lesotho  Search this
South Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
George Rohrmann Collection, EEPA 2018-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2018-003, Item EEPA 2018-003-0561
See more items in:
George Rohrmann Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2018-003-ref963

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