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MS 2482 Extracts from various historical narratives concerning the material culture of indigenous peoples of the North America

Collector:
McGuire, Joseph D. (Joseph Deakins), 1842-1916  Search this
Extent:
4 Boxes
5,600 Items (cards )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Mainly concerning voyages to the New World. Cards are serially numbered except for notes in box 4 from Miscellaneous Virginia sources, with Virginia bibliography, and a series of 5 x 8 typed cards from Labat, Nouveau Voyage aux Isles de L'Amerique, Paris, 1742, Volume II.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2482
Citation:
Manuscript 2482, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2482
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2482

MS 1010 Words, phrases and sentences of the Tonkawe language, spoken by the Tonkawe, Tankahua, or as they call themselves, Titskan- watitch, "the indigenous people," formerly of Texas; obtained from three Tonkawe individuals present in Washington, Dece...

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
22 pages
Culture:
Tonkawa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1010
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1010, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1010
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1010

A global history of indigenous peoples : struggle and survival / Ken Coates

Author:
Coates, Kenneth 1956-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 297 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2004
Topic:
Indigenous peoples--History  Search this
Indigenous peoples--Social conditions  Search this
Indigenous peoples--Government relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_795596

Our Land, Our Life - Indigenous Peoples and Sacred Sites, May 27, 2009

Collection Creator::
National Museum of the American Indian. Film and Video Center  Search this
Container:
Box 9 of 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2032; Transferring office; 06/23/2017 memorandum, Toda to Brill; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-252, National Museum of the American Indian. Film and Video Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa17-252-refidd1e4470

A guide to indigenous peoples' rights in the inter-American human rights system / Fergus MacKay

Author:
MacKay, Fergus  Search this
International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs  Search this
Subject:
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights  Search this
Inter-American Court of Human Rights  Search this
Physical description:
171 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
America
Date:
2002
Topic:
Indigenous peoples--Legal status, laws, etc  Search this
Human rights  Search this
Call number:
KF8210.C5 M33 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_683325

Website Records

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2013
Descriptive Entry:
The "Indigenous Geography" website, maintained by the National Museum of the American Indian, was crawled on September 14, 2013. The website welcomes visitors to explore universal themes from perspectives of Native communities throughout the Western hemisphere by presenting a multi-layered view of indigenous ways of life and of issues affecting contemporary indigenous peoples. It includes community profiles and educational resources and is available in both English and Spanish. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Indigenous Geography (Website)  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Museums -- Public relations.  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Indians of South America  Search this
Indigenous peoples  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-062, National Museum of the American Indian , Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 14-062
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-062
Additional Online Media:

Indigenous peoples and demography : the complex relation between identity and statistics / edited by Per Axelsson and Peter Sköld

Author:
Axelsson, Per 1972-  Search this
Sköld, Peter  Search this
Physical description:
x, 341 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Statistics
Date:
2011
Topic:
Indigenous peoples--Population  Search this
Indigenous peoples--Ethnic identity  Search this
Indigenous peoples  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_970909

Suma Qamaña 2014 Bolivian Festival 03: Chutas

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-06-11T14:01:44.000Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_hrlMG_qb4gU

In the way of development : indigenous peoples, life projects, and globalization / edited by Mario Blaser, Harvey A. Feit, and Glenn McRae

Author:
Blaser, Mario 1966-  Search this
Feit, Harvey A  Search this
McRae, Glenn  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 362 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2004
Topic:
Indigenous peoples  Search this
Economic development  Search this
Human rights  Search this
Postcolonialism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_798313

Productions

Topic:
Montserrat (Video recording : 1991)
Crow Fair (Video recording : 1991)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
2.58 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Place:
Montana
America
Montserrat
Date:
1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Montserrat" (8:15) and "Crow Fair" (6:56). Both films were shown in the National Museum of Natural History exhibition, "Seeds of Change." The exhibition, planned to observe the quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World, chronicles the revolutionary effects of Columbus's discovery of America on the cultures of the New and Old Worlds. "Montserrat" documents the history and culture of the island of the same name which is used in the exhibition to exemplify the effect of the sugar industry on native life. "Crow Fair" documents the Crow event, held annually in Montana since 1904, for which the horse (introduced by the Europeans) serves as a central symbol. Materials include original footage, narration, stills, mixes, masters, protection masters, dub masters, protection copies, and final productions on a variety of videotapes and audiotapes.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Sugar trade  Search this
Indians of the West Indies  Search this
Horses  Search this
Indigenous peoples  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-176, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 06-176
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-176

Productions

Topic:
Crow Fair (Video recording : 1991)
Montserrat (Video recording : 1991)
Corn and Potato (Video recording : 1991)
Old Ways, New Visions: Hispanic and Native American Traditions in New Mexico (Video recording : 1997)
Creator::
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions.  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Place:
Montana
Montserrat
Date:
circa 1990-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of videos marking the Quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World.

"Montserrat" (8:15), "Crow Fair" (6:56), and "Corn and Potato" (2:16) all accompanied the National Museum of Natural History exhibition "Seeds of Change" which opened in 1991. "Montserrat" documents the history and culture of the island of the same name which is used in the exhibition to exemplify the effect of the sugar industry on native life. "Crow Fair" documents the Crow event, held annually in Montana since 1904, for which the horse (introduced by the Europeans) serves as a central symbol. "Corn and Potato" documents the introduction of New World crops to the Old World.

"Old Ways, New Visions: Hispanic and Native American Traditions in New Mexico" accompanied the permanent National Museum of American History exhibition "American Encounters" which opened to coincide with the Quincentenary in 1992. This particular video was not produced until 1997 and a version was made for distribution via the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

Materials include videotapes, audiotape, and magnetic tape. Many of the videotapes are masters. Many of the materials were created by the predecessor unit, Office of Telecommunications.
Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing/listening copies may not be available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Columbus Quincentenary, 1992-1993  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Horses  Search this
Indians of the West Indies  Search this
Indigenous peoples  Search this
Sugar trade  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Indians of North America -- New Mexico  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-209, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 14-209
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-209

Forest protection and tenure status: The key role of indigenous peoples and protected areas in Panama

Author:
Potvin, Catherine Jeanne  Search this
Vergara-Asenjo, Gerardo  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2014
Topic:
Tropics  Search this
Biology  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_127511

The Indigenous Peoples of Amazonia, Their Cultures, Land Use Patterns and Effects on the Landscape and Biota in Amazon, edited by Harold Sioli

Collection Creator:
Meggers, Betty Jane  Search this
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1983-1988
Collection Restrictions:
The Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans papers are open for research. Personal correspondence, however, is RESTRICTED until 2026.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2013-01-aspace-naa-2013-10-ref47

The Indigenous Peoples of Amazonia, Their Cultures, Land Use Patterns and Effects on the Landscape and Biota in Amazon, edited by Harold Sioli

Collection Creator:
Meggers, Betty Jane  Search this
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1983-1988
Collection Restrictions:
The Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans papers are open for research. Personal correspondence, however, is RESTRICTED until 2026.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2013-01-ref47

The Indigenous Peoples of Amazonia, Their Cultures, Land Use Patterns and Effects on the Landscape and Biota in Amazon, edited by Harold Sioli

Collection Creator:
Meggers, Betty Jane  Search this
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1983-1988
Collection Restrictions:
The Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans papers are open for research. Personal correspondence, however, is RESTRICTED until 2026.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2013-10-aspace-naa-2013-10-ref47

I’ve Been Indigenous My Whole Life: Images of Indigenous Art and Activism

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-12-09T14:32:35.000Z
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_1FaaaaSHt2E

Indigenous peoples and diabetes : community empowerment and wellness / edited by Mariana Leal Ferreira and Gretchen Chesley Lang

Author:
Ferreira, Mariana K. Leal (Mariana Kawall Leal)  Search this
Lang, Gretchen Chesley  Search this
Physical description:
xxvii, 549 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Diabetes--Social aspects  Search this
Diseases  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_794806

Felix DiGiovanni and Paul Beer photographs of the Guahibo and other indigenous tribes of eastern Colombia

Creator:
Beer, Paúl  Search this
DiGiovanni, Felix V.  Search this
Collector:
Bellis, Tom  Search this
Extent:
102 Photographic prints (Black and white, silver gelatin)
Culture:
Guahibo Indians  Search this
Piapoco Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Place:
Vaupés (Colombia)
Colombia
Orinoco River
Date:
Circa 1938
Summary:
Photographs made by Paul Beer and Felix DiGiovanni depicting indigenous people, primarily the Guahibo, as well as the natural and cultural features of the Vaupés region of Eastern Colombia.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 85 photographic prints mounted on paperboard, with annotations made by Genevieve Bellis, wife of Tom Bellis. Also included are 18 enlargements mounted on black paper with annotations (not Bellis') in Spanish, and a number written on the back. With one exception (Item 29), the enlargements are of the photographs mounted on paperboard.

The photographs depict the indigenous people of eastern Colombia, primarily the Guahibo tribe, as well as the natural and cultural features of the Vichada region. Other tribes represented in the photographs include the Piapoco, Guanano, Banibo, Casanare, Guayabero, and Tucano tribes. The location depicted in the images is in the Vichada region, unless otherwise indicated.

The photographs show the customs and daily activities of the tribes, including bathing, washing clothes, cooking, fishing, hunting, making arrows and dugout canoes, house-building, creating water pitchers from clay, weaving cloth from the bark of trees, and preparing for ceremonies.
Biographical / Historical:
Felix V. DiGiovanni (ca. 1913-1990) was an American engineer, writer, photographer, and filmmaker. He was raised in the Bronx and graduated with an engineering degree from The City College of New York in 1933. As a young man, he traveled throughout Colombia, Venezuela, and Brazil, and later became interested in documenting the eastern plains of Colombia, known as Los Llanos, as well as its inhabitants. In the late 1930s, he returned to Colombia to film a documentary on the indigenous people of the Vaupés region.

DiGiovanni's partner in the expedition was Paul Beer. Beer (1904-1979) was a German photographer active in Bogota, Colombia, in the late 1920s.

By 1941, DiGiovanni's documentary film about the Guahibo was completed. In 1944 he returned to Colombia to work with the U.S. Cinchona Mission, which comprised a team of scientists travelling to the Andes region to find cinchona trees, whose bark produces the alkaloid quinine, used for treating malaria.

DiGiovanni met Tom Bellis during this time. Bellis (1907-1993) was an officer with the Food and Drug Administration. From October 1942 until December 1945, he worked for the Board of Economic Warfare in Bogota, Colombia at the Instituto Nacional de Higiene Samper-Martinez. Here, he directed a laboratory which analyzed cinchona bark. In November 1945, Bellis purchased this set of photographs, along with 28 Guahibo artifacts, from DiGiovanni.

Felix DiGiovanni returned to New York in 1946 and became a mechanical engineer with a major oil company. In 1960, he completed a draft of a manuscript about his experiences with the Guahibo, titled The Call of the Curassow and the Land of the Guahibo Indians. He intended to publish it and also produce a Spanish translation, but he died December 31, 1990, before it could be finished. In 1994, Pauline DiGiovanni, DiGiovanni's widow, published 40 copies of the manuscript in English.

After the expedition with DiGiovanni, Paul Beer's photography focused primarily on architectural and industrial themes. He lived in Bogota until his death in 1979.
Related Materials:
The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) holds the Felix V. DiGiovanni collection from Colombia, collection ID number NMAI.AC.300, donated by DiGiovanni's widow, Pauline DiGiovanni. It contains prints and negatives different from the NAA's collection, a 16mm film, and the book The Call of the Curassow and the Land of the Guahibo Indians. NMAI also has objects collected by DiGiovanni, including baskets, tools, necklaces, woven bags, hammocks, arrows, and pottery.
Separated Materials:
Along with the photographs, Genevieve Bellis donated 28 objects from the Guahibo tribe, which are held in the National Museum of Natural History's anthropology collections. These form accession number 400216, and include wooden bows, a woven hammock, arrows, a water jug, ceremonial necklaces, a gourd rattle, a reed tube rattle, a small gourd containing curare, incised spindle whorls, and bead necklaces.
Provenance:
The photographs were donated by Genevieve Bellis, widow of Tom Bellis, in 1995.
Restrictions:
There are no restrictions on this collection.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Guanano Indians  Search this
Baniwa Indians  Search this
Tucano Indians  Search this
Guayabero Indians  Search this
Citation:
Photo lot 1995-41, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.1995-41
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Felix DiGiovanni and Paul Beer photographs of the Guahibo and other indigenous tribes of eastern Colombia
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-1995-41

Mainstreaming Indigenous Art: Perils, Pitfalls, and Potential for Museums and Artists

Author:
McNutt, Jennifer Complo  Search this
Archuleta, Margaret  Search this
Momin, Shamin  Search this
Sims, Patterson  Search this
WalkingStick, Kay  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
May 3, 2005
Topic:
Museum techniques  Search this
Indigenous people  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Diversity  Search this
Publisher:
Denver, CO National Audio Video, Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_18363

NAGPRA in the New Millenniium: The Future of Museum Complicance and Consultation

Author:
Nordstrand, Pollyanna  Search this
Aterberry, Jimmy  Search this
Haakanson, Swen  Search this
McKeown, Timothy  Search this
Ambler, Bridget  Search this
Worl, Rosita  Search this
Rogers, Karen Wilde  Search this
Subject:
NAGPRA  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
May 6, 2004
Topic:
Museums -- Law and legislation  Search this
Museums -- acquisitions  Search this
Indigenous people  Search this
Cultural diversity  Search this
Publisher:
Denver, CO National Audio Visual, Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_17184

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