Copies of photographs depicting American Indian gatherings, including those at Pine Ridge and Chicago American Indian Center Exposition. Additionally, there are images of Sioux, Winnebago, and Navajo artifacts and art, and historical sites relating to Chief Red Cloud. Also included are photographs of Kiowa Indians, made by Kiowa photographer Horace Poolaw.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot R74-12
Copy prints and negatives prepared by Smithsonian Institution, 1974.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs by John O'Leary can also be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 81-72.
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes. Copies can be made only with permission of John O'Leary.
Relates to the Northern Cheyenne Sun Dance, Lame Deer Montana, July 1962 and July 1964. There are 5 albums of 1962 photos and 3 albums of 1964 photos. List of captions by Father Powell also filed in albums.
NAA MS 4850
Filed: Original prints, Cheyenne.
National Anthropological Archives' prints cannot be recopied prior to July 15, 1978. Requests for copies are to be referred to Father Powell.
Ceremony, Sun Dance, First Day: Inside Lone Tipi: Lucy Red Cloud, Sacred Woman, with Straight Pipe, and Fire Wolf, Instructing Abraham Spotted Elk, First Pledger, in Summoning Four Tribes and Sacred Powers JUL 1962
Ceremony, Sun Dance, Second Day, Inside Lone Tipi: Abraham Spotted Elk, First Pledger, and Charles Crazy Mule Clearing Away Grass Around Buffalo Skulls, Prior to Preparing Straight Pipe and Painting Skull; Fire Wolf Behind Them JUL 1962
Ceremony, Sun Dance, Second Day Inside Lone Tipi: Abraham Spotted Elk, First Pledger, Burning Sacred Sage Before Buffalo Skull, Prior to Opening Straight Pipe Bundle; Fire Wolf And Charles Crazy Mule, Watching JUL 1962