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Melissa Jones photographs of Yavapai Indians on Fort McDowell Indian Reservation

Creator:
Jones, Melissa  Search this
Extent:
8 prints (silver gelatin)
2 color prints
Culture:
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
color prints
Photographs
Place:
Fort McDowell Indian Reservation (Ariz.)
Date:
1975-1976
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Yavapai Indians, including two basket makers. The collection also includes images of a woman at a grave in Fort McDowell cemetery, and an image of Dixie Davis, Yavapai activist and member of the National Congress of American Indians.
Biographical/Historical note:
Melissa Jones photographed Yavapai Indians as part of a project to prevent the building of the Orme dam, which threatened the Yavapais on Fort McDowell Indian Reservation. The project, led by Arizona State University anthropologist Sigrid Khera and Orme Dam activist Carolina Butler, produced photographs as well as an oral history with two Yavapai elders.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 76-126, NAA Photo Lot 79-9
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photo Lot 76-126 has been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 79-9. These photographs were also made by Melissa Jones on Fort McDowell Indian Reservation and form part of this collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Topic:
Basket making  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 79-9, Melissa Jones photographs of Yavapai Indians on Fort McDowell Indian Reservation, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.76-126
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-76-126

MS 178 Manuscripts relating to the Apache language, by John B. White, physician at the San Carlos Reservation, Arizona Territory

Creator:
White, John B., M. D., d. 1878  Search this
Extent:
2 envelopes
Culture:
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
envelopes
Date:
1873-1875
Scope and Contents:
See also NAA MS 178-a, NAA MS 178-b-1, NAA MS 178-b-2, and NAA MS 178-b-3.
Topic:
Apache Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 178, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS178
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms178

MS 2118 Duplicate photostats of Yavapai vocabulary cards

Creator:
Freire-Marreco, Barbara W. (Barbara Whitchurch), 1879-1967  Search this
Extent:
100 items (ca. 100 slips)
Culture:
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Yavapai vocabulary with English glosses.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2118
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2118, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2118
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2118

MS 2624 Yavapai dictionary with text

Creator:
Freire-Marreco, Barbara W. (Barbara Whitchurch), 1879-1967  Search this
Extent:
1,200 Items (ca. 1200 slips)
8 Pages
Culture:
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
ca. 1910's
Scope and Contents:
Contains a card file dictionary, Yavapai-English, with "Examples of Sentence Formation" (8 pages), giving miscellaneous text material.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2624
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2624, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2624
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2624

MS 2249-a Apache-Mojave or Yavape; and Apache-Yuma or Tulkepaia vocabulary in Powell's Introduction to the Study of Indian Languages

Creator:
Corbusier, William Henry, 1844-1930  Search this
Extent:
116 Pages
Culture:
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1873-75
Scope and Contents:
Vocabulary and Notes in printed schedule. Vocabulary 96 pages, Notes, 20 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2249-a
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2249-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2249A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2249a

MS 2249-b-c Revised Yavapai vocabularies

Creator:
Corbusier, William Henry, 1844-1930  Search this
Informant:
Kitjeyan, Arthur  Search this
Mason, Lowell  Search this
Culture:
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
MS 2249-b: A revised Yavapai or Apache Mojave Vocabulary. 1921. 20 pages typed. Made in Arizona, October-November 1921, as a revision of the one made in 1875 at Rio Verde Indian Agency (MS 2249-a). Informants: Arthur Kitjeyan and Lowell Mason.

MS 2249-c: Additions to the Yavapai Vocabulary made in 1873 by William H. Corbusier, Colonel, U.S.Army, Retired. 1921. 23 pages typed. Made in Arizona "in the fall of 1921." Cover erroneously dated 1922. Informants same as above.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2249-b-c
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2249-b-c, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2249BC
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2249bc

MS 7095 Yavapai Songs

Creator:
Harrison, Mike, 1886-1983  Search this
Williams, John  Search this
Collector:
Kheria, Sigrid  Search this
Names:
Haikoto  Search this
Jones, Tom  Search this
Mucket, Jim  Search this
Mukot, J.  Search this
Nelson, Mike  Search this
Okanya  Search this
Pakakya  Search this
Urki, Ire  Search this
Urki, Job  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (cassette sound recording 32 min.)
Culture:
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes: 1) Mike Harrison playing the bamboo flute (2) John Williams, song of medicine man Mike Nelson (3) Harrison, song for mountain spirit dance (4) Williams, song of Jim Mucket for cloud (5) Harrison, song of medicine man Job Urki (6) Harrison, snake song (7) Williams, song of Mike Nelson (with drum) (8) Williams, song of medicine man Tom Jones (9) Williams, song of medicine man Haikoto (10) Williams, song for dance entertainment (11) Harrison, Snake Song (12) Harrison, song of his father, medicine man Okanya (13) Harrison, song of his father (14) Harrison, song used to call rain (15) Williams, song of his grandmother for 1840s (16) Williams, curing song of medicine man J. Mukot (17) Williams, song of Pakakya (18) Williams, song of Ire Urki.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7095
Topic:
Yavapai language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Northern Pai  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7095, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7095
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7095
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MS 1144 Yávapai and Havasupai notebook

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915  Search this
Informant:
Roberts, William Aguacca  Search this
Names:
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888  Search this
Extent:
49 pages
1 Volume
Culture:
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Havasupai Indians  Search this
Pamunkey Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Volumes
Date:
1883-1888
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Apache-Mohave (Yavapai) vocabulary from Akuake or William Aguacca Roberts, obtained August 28, 1883, at Hampton, Virginia, pages 3-18; Yavapai vocabulary copied from [William H.] Corbusier, pages 19-38; brief note on the Pamunkey Indians at Indiantown, King and Queen County, Virginia page 17; short autobiographical sketch [of Akuake ?] in Yavapai with interlinear English, pages 39-40; copy of a Havasupai vocabulary collected by Mrs Tillie [Matilda] Stevenson, October 1885, at Oraibi Arizona, page 43; and note on the death date of Colonel James Stevenson. 1888, page 49.

The Yavapai vocabulary from Corbusier carries references to "page 140, etc. that are not explained. The words on pages 19-38 cannot have been copied from Yavapai Manuscript Number 2249-a by Corbusier, since the cited page numbers do not exist in that schedule, and are in a different orthography (cf. "wasp" as "sembo" on page 19 in this Manuscript and as "them-po" on page 61 in Manuscript Number 2249-a). If this vocabulary was copied from another by Corbusier, the original has not been located as of 2/1970.

The Havasupai vocabulary from Matilda Stevenson was published by Gatschet in Zeitschrift fur Ethnologie, volume 24, 1892, pages 5-10, with the Havasupai vocabulary of Stevenson in Manuscript 1114; in the published version the two Havasupai vocabularies are combined. No original by Stevenson has been located as of 2/1970.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1144
Local Note:
autograph document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1144, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1144
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1144

Photographs relating to American Indian dwellings and archeology

Publisher:
McAllister, T. H.  Search this
Extent:
1 glass negative
10 lantern slides
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Filipinos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
glass negatives
lantern slides
Place:
Arizona -- Antiquities
Colorado -- Antiquities
Date:
circa early 20th century
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs relating to various American Indian tribes and archeological sites in the American Southwest. The lantern slides in the collection appear to have been collected from multiple sources, and include a grouping that largely depicts dwellings (possibly collected by W. C. Peekhaus), another set focused on archeologiy and portraits of American Indians, a hand-colored Besseler slide of an American Indian bust wearing a headress, and a negative and positive transparency depicting Philippine people outside of a dwelling, possibly at the St. Louis exposition in 1904.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4995
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Photographs relating to American Indian dwellings and archeology, circa early 20th century
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Citation:
Manuscript 4995, Photographs relating to American Indian dwellings and archeology, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4995
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4995

Carlos Montezuma lantern slide collection relating to American Indians

Creator:
Montezuma, Carlos, 1866-1923  Search this
Names:
Phoenix Indian School  Search this
United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)  Search this
Photographer:
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Choate, J. N. (John N.), 1848-1902  Search this
Gentile, Carlo, 1835-1893  Search this
Prando, Peter Paul Father  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Extent:
171 lantern slides
Culture:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Maricopa Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Tohono O'Odham Indians  Search this
Mohave Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
lantern slides
Place:
Montezuma Castle National Monument (Ariz.)
Casa Grande (Ariz.)
Date:
circa 1871-1913
Scope and Contents note:
The collection includes hand-colored glass lantern slides collected by Dr. Carlos Montezuma and used for his lectures on American Indian rights. Many of the photographs are portraits, some made at Ft. McDowell and Fort Apache. Other images show schools, reservations, dwellings, Charles Dickens (a Yavapai store owner), Montezuma's Castle, Casa Grande, and scenic views. A special series includes photographs made during a 1913 hunting and sightseeing trip that he organized, probably including photographs made by Montezuma's guests, John T. McCutcheon and Charles B. Gibson.

Some of the images were made by Charles (Carlos) Gentile, the photographer and benefactor of Montezuma in his early years. There are also several by Father Peter Paulus Prando and John N. Choate, and one portrait each by Napoleon Sarony and Matthew Brady. Otherwise, the photographers are unidentified.
Biographical/Historical note:
Carlos Montezuma (1866-1923, also called Wassaja) was an American Indian activist and physician. He was a Yavapai Indian, though he often identified himself erroneously as Apache. He was captured by Pima Indians at a young age and sold in 1871 to Italian-immigrant and pioneer photographer Carlo (or Charles) Gentile, who adopted the child and took him to New York. Montezuma graduated from the University of Illinois (1884) and received his MD from the Chicago Medical College (1889). He developed a friendship with Richard Henry Pratt, head of the Carlisle Indian School, and took a post as reservation physician for the Bureau of Indian Services. During this time he developed an opposition to BIA policies and became an American Indian advocate, speaking out against reservations. He gave numerous lectures on American Indians at institutions around the United States, helped organize the Society of American Indians, and published a personal newsletter entitled Wassaja (1916-1922). In 1896, Montezuma established a medical practice in Chicago. He died in Arizona in 1923.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73
Varying Form of Title:
Carlos Montezuma-Doris Collester Collection of Lantern Slides
General note:
The handwriting on the slides has been identified as that of Dr. Carlos Montezuma by John Larner, the editor of Montezumaʹs papers. Information in this catalog record has been taken from Cesare Marino, Solving the Mystery: The Carlos Montezuma-Doris Collester Collection of Lantern Slides in the NAA : Report of Background Research and Interview with Mrs. Doris Collester, Donor of the Carlos Montezuma Collection of Hand-tinted Lantern Slides to the Smithsonian Institution, conducted in Williamstown, West Virginia, August 2013.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Correspondence from Montezuma is held in the National Anthropological Archives in the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Carlos Montezuma's papers are held in the Newberry Library, Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections; Arizona State University Libraries, Charles Trumbull Hayden Library; and University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections.
See others in:
Carlos Montezuma lantern slide collection relating to Arizona Indians, circa 1871-1913
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Dwellings  Search this
Citation:
Photo lot 73, Carlos Montezuma lantern slide collection relating to Arizona Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.73
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-73
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Robert M. Farring Jr. photograph collection of Indian delegations

Creator:
Faring, Robert M. Jr  Search this
Names:
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs  Search this
Extent:
61 Prints (silver gelatin)
169 polaroid prints (color)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Coeur d'Alene Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Passamaquoddy Indians  Search this
Uinta Indians  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Makah Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Vietnamese  Search this
Nooksack Indians  Search this
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Wahpeton Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Sisseton Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
French  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Tohono O'Odham Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Washoe Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Ponca Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Yankton Indians  Search this
Yakama Indians  Search this
Umatilla Indians  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Colville Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Lummi Indians  Search this
Mescalero Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Cochiti Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Santee Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Kalispel Indians  Search this
Spokane Indians  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Muskogean Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Polaroid prints
Photographs
Date:
1967-1971
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting tribal delegates, probably made by Robert M. Farring during tribal group visits to the Bureau of Indian Affairs Washington office. Many of the photographs were originally mounted in notebooks with identification of pictured individuals and their affiliations.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert M. Farring, Jr. is an employee in the Tribal Operations office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, DC.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 85-21
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs of American Indian delegations can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 4286, MS 4638, Photo Lot 87-2P, Photo Lot 90-1, and the BAE historical negatives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Salish Indians  Search this
Delegations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 85-21, Robert M. Farring Jr. photograph collection of Indian delegations, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-21
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-85-21

Yavapai : the people of the red rocks, the people of the sun / by Kate Ruland-Thorne

Author:
Ruland-Thorne, Kate 1937-  Search this
Physical description:
88 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
E99.Y5 R85 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_977994

James E. Curry papers

Correspondent:
Paul, William L. Jr  Search this
Creator:
Curry, James E., 1907-1972  Search this
Names:
Rosebud Sioux Tribe  Search this
Three Affiliated Tribes  Search this
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs  Search this
Bingham, Jonathan  Search this
Cohen, Felix  Search this
Cohen, Henry  Search this
Extent:
121.7 Linear Feet
Culture:
Potowatomi  Search this
Muckleshoot Indians  Search this
Nooksak  Search this
Missouri Indians  Search this
Kalispel Indians  Search this
Coeur d'Alene  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Haida -- Kasaan  Search this
Flathead  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Eskimo -- Gambell -- Kiana  Search this
Standing Rock Agency  Search this
Dakota -- Lower Brule  Search this
Dakota -- Fort Totten  Search this
Dakota -- Flandreau  Search this
Dakota -- Devil's Lake  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Mohave Apache -- Fort McDowell  Search this
Mohave -- Fort Mohave  Search this
Maricopa -- Gila River -- Salt River  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Huron  Search this
Hopi  Search this
San Ana  Search this
Cocopa  Search this
San Ildefonso  Search this
Pima -- Gila River -- Salt River  Search this
San Felipe  Search this
Papago  Search this
Paiute -- Fallon -- Fort McDermitt -- Moapa -- Pyramid Lake -- Shivwits -- Walker River -- Yerington  Search this
Wesort  Search this
Tillamook Indians  Search this
Niska Indians  Search this
Stockbridge Indians  Search this
Quinaielt  Search this
Lummi Indians  Search this
Walapai  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Taos -- Pyote clan  Search this
Tesuque  Search this
Shawnee -- Eastern  Search this
Shoshoni -- Fort Hall  Search this
Sandia  Search this
Seminole -- Florida -- Oklahoma  Search this
Dakota -- Big Foot  Search this
Dakota -- Cheyenne River  Search this
Coeur d'Alene Indians  Search this
Croatan  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Cocopa Indians  Search this
Chickahominy  Search this
Chippewa -- Lac Courte Oreilles  Search this
Cheyenne -- Northern -- Southern  Search this
Bannock -- Fort Hall  Search this
Alaskan natives  Search this
Aleut (Akutan, Pribilof Islands)  Search this
Fort Sill Apache  Search this
San Carlos Apache  Search this
Arapaho -- Oklahoma  Search this
Dakota -- Crow Creek  Search this
Yuma  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Caddo Indians  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Delaware Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Menominee Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Seri Indians  Search this
Sia  Search this
Yaqui Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Mandan Indians  Search this
Hidatsa Indians  Search this
Arikara Indians  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Chickasaw Indians  Search this
Umatilla Indians  Search this
Kansa Indians  Search this
Tsimshian [Metlakatla]  Search this
Tlingit -- Angoon -- Craig -- Juneau -- Kake -- Ketchikan -- Klawak -- Klukwan -- Taku -- Wrangell  Search this
Ute -- Uintah-Ouray  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Jemez Indians  Search this
Colville Indians  Search this
Havasupai Indians  Search this
Kutenai Indians  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Spokan  Search this
Yakama Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
San Juan Pueblo  Search this
Cochiti Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Notes
Letters
Clippings
Legal documents
Place:
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina
Santa Clara
Date:
1932-1958
Summary:
These are the papers of Washington, D.C. attorney James E. Curry, whose legal career included work both as a government attorney and in his own private practice. The bulk of the papers reflect his private practice in the area of Indian affairs.
Scope and Contents:
The material in the collection includes documents relating to many aspects of Curry's career but most of it relates to his work with Indian tribes and the National Congress of American Indians. For the most, the collection is made up of such materials as letters exchanged with government officials, Indians, and other attorneys; copies of legal documents; published government documents; notes; and clippings and other printed materials. Of particular significance is a subject file relating to Indian affairs. It includes material concerning affairs of Alaskan natives and the Aleut (Akutan, Pribilof Islands), Apache (including Fort Sill, Jicarilla, Mescalero, San Carlos White Mountain), Arapaho (Southern), Assiniboine (Fort Belknap, Fort Peck), Bannock (including Fort Hall), Blackfeet, Caddo, Catawba, Cherokee (Eastern), Cheyenne (Northern, Southern), Chickahominy, Chickasaw, Chippewa (including Lac Courte Oreilles), Choctaw, Cochiti, Cocopa, Coeur d'Alene, Colville, Comanche, Creek, Croatan, Crow, Dakota (Big Foot, Cheyenne River, Crow Creek, Devil's Lake, Flandreau, Fort Totten, Lower Brule, Mdewakanton, Oglala, Rosebud, Santee, Sisseton-Wahpeton, Standing Rock, Yankton), Delaware, Eskimo (including Gambell, Kiana), Flathead, Fox, Haida (including Kasaan), Havasupai, Hopi, Iroquois (Caughnawaga, Seneca, St. Regis), Isleta, Jemez, Kalilspel, Kansa (Kaw), Kickapoo, Kiowa, Klamath, Kutenai, Laguna, Lummi, Maricopa (Gila River, Salt River), Menominee, Missouria, Mohave (Fort Mohave), Mohave Apache (Fort McDowell), Muckleshoot, Navaho, Nez Perce, Niska, Nooksak, Omaha, Osage, Oto, Papago, Paiute (Fallon, Fort McDermitt), Moapa, Pyramid Lake, Shivwits, Walker River, Yerington), Pima (Gila River, Salt River), Potowatomi, Quinaielt, San Felipe, San Ildefonso, San Juan, Santa Ana, Santa Clara, Sandia, Sauk, Seminole (Florida, Oklahoma), Seneca, Seri, Shawnee (Eastern), Shoshoni (including Fort Hall), Sia, Spokan, Stockbridge, Taos (Pyote clan), Tesuque, Three Affiliated Tribes (Mandan, Arikara, and Hidatsa), Tillamook, Tlingit (including Angoon, Craig, Juneau, Kake, Ketchikan, Klawak, Klukwan, Taku, Wrangell), Tsimshian (Metlakatla), Umatilla, Ute (including Uintah-Ouray), Walapai, Washo, Wesort, Winnebago, Wyandot, Yakima, Yaqui, Yavapai, Yuma, and Zuni. There are also materials relating to Curry's work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and National Congress of American Indians, and material that reflects his interest in conditions and events in given locations (often filed by state) and in organizations with interest in Indians. The material relating to Curry's work in Puerto Rico has been deposited in the Archivo General de Puerto Rico, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena, in San Juan.
Arrangement note:
The James E. Curry Papershave been arranged into 6 series: (1) Daily Chronological Files, 1941-1955; (2) Subject Files Regarding Indian Affairs, bulk 1935-1955; (3) Miscellaneous Files Regarding Indian Affairs, bulk 1947-1953; (4) Non-Indian Affairs, n.d.; (5) Puerto Rico Work, 1941-1947; (6) Miscellany, undated.
Biographical/Historical note:
James E. Curry was trained in law in Chicago and practiced in that city from 1930 until 1936, serving part of that time as secretary of the local branch of the American Civil Liberties Union. From 1936 to 1938, he was an attorney with the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs, being largely involved with matters of credit affecting Indians. From 1938 to 1942, he continued service with the Interior Department but worked in several capacities involving the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration, the department's Consumers' Counsel Division, and the Puerto Rico Water Resources Authority.

In 1945, Curry returned to Washington and set up private practice, also maintaining for a time an office in Puerto Rico. In Washington, he became the attorney for the National Congress of American Indians and from that time until the 1950s his practice increasingly involved representation of American Indian tribes, mostly in claims against the federal government. In this work, for a time, he was involved in business relations with a New York Law firm that included Henry Cohen, Felix Cohen, and Jonathan Bingham.

He also often worked closely with lawyers who lived near the tribes he represented, William L. Paul, Jr., of Alaska, for example. This aspect of his practice--representing Indian tribes--was largely broken up during the early 1950s when the Commissioner of Indian Affairs began to use his powers to disapprove contracts between Curry and the tribes. In 1952 and 1953, his official relationship with the National Congress of American Indians was also ended. After this, while Curry continued until his death to act as a consultant in Indian claims with which he had earlier been involved, his career and life developed in a different direction.
Related Materials:
Additional material relating to James E. Curry can be found in the records of the National Congress of American Indians, also located at the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center.
Provenance:
The Curry papers were originally donated to the National Anthropological Archives by James E. Curry's daughter Mrs. Aileen Curry-Cloonan in December 1973. In 2007 The Curry papers were transferred from the National Anthropological Archives to the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center along with several other records concerning American Indian law and political rights.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Indian claims  Search this
American Indians -- Credit  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes
Letters
Clippings
Legal documents
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); James E. Curry papers, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.015
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James E. Curry papers
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
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Arizona Indians: Yavapai, (sculpture)

Title:
Yavapai, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Sanderson, Phillips 1908-1987  Search this
Medium:
Wood carvings
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Valley National Bank of Arizona Fine Arts Department P.O. Box 71 Phoenix Arizona 85001 Accession Number: S-84-I
Date:
Commissioned 1968
Topic:
Ethnic--Yavapai  Search this
Figure  Search this
Control number:
IAS 65990105
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_298290

Hide Sandals 2

Donor Name:
Dr. John B. White  Search this
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Yavapai  Search this
Object Type:
Sandal
Place:
Arizona, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1876
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
004869
USNM Number:
E21541-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8361200
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Hide Sandals 2

Donor Name:
Dr. John B. White  Search this
Collector:
Dr. John B. White  Search this
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Yavapai  Search this
Object Type:
Sandal
Place:
Arizona, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1876
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
004869
USNM Number:
E21540-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8361194
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Hide Sandals 2

Donor Name:
Dr. John B. White  Search this
Collector:
Dr. John B. White  Search this
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Yavapai  Search this
Object Type:
Sandal
Place:
Arizona, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1876
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
004869
USNM Number:
E21542-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8361204
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Indian Doctor's Dance Jacket

Donor Name:
Dr. John B. White  Search this
Collector:
Dr. John B. White  Search this
Culture:
Apache  Search this
Yavapai  Search this
Object Type:
Shirt
Place:
Arizona, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1876
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
004869
USNM Number:
E21520-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8361171
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Medicine Stick

Donor Name:
Accession Number Unknown  Search this
Culture:
Apache  Search this
: Tonto  Search this
Object Type:
Wand
Place:
Camp Verde, Arizona, United States, North America
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
000000
USNM Number:
E16759-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8347973
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Herman J. Viola photograph collection of Star Hawk Pow Wow, American Indian Cultural Resources Training Program, and acquisition trips for NAA

Creator:
Viola, Herman J.  Search this
Names:
American Indian Cultural Resources Training Program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution, Department of Anthropology, National Anthropological Archives, Native American Cultural Resources Training Program  Search this
Hunt, Wolf Robe, 1905-1977  Search this
Photographer:
Genete, Rev. Salvatore  Search this
Krantz, Victor  Search this
Neufeld, Harry B.  Search this
Warren, Dave.  Search this
Extent:
120 Negatives (circa, 35 mm)
31 color slides
300 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
310 Negatives (circa, acetate)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Spokane Indians  Search this
Makah Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Hupa Indians  Search this
Yakama Indians  Search this
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Sihasapa Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Coos Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Acoma Indians  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Wyandot Indians  Search this
Clallam Indians  Search this
Kiowa Apache Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Wintu Indians  Search this
Missouri Indians  Search this
Shawnee Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Osage Indians  Search this
Nisqually Indians  Search this
Menominee Indians  Search this
Hidatsa Indians  Search this
Southern Paiute Indians  Search this
Puyallup Indians  Search this
Chickasaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Tunica Indians  Search this
Gros Ventre Indians (Montana)  Search this
White Mountain Apache Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Wampanoag Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Tlingit Indians  Search this
Cayuga Indians  Search this
Tulalip Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Color slides
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1970-1991
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Herman J. Viola, depicting the 1973 Institute of American Indian Art meeting, Wolf Robe Hunt and his Acoma pottery, the transfer of Blue Eagle collection from Mae Abbott home to National Anthropological archives, and the 1974 Star Hawk Pow Wow in Watonga, Oklahoma. Additionally, there are photographs of NAA staff and the 1974 Acee Blue Eagle reception at NAA, possibly made by Viola. The collection also contains some photographs of Wounded Knee taken by Rev. Salvatore Genete, and copies of official portraits of Governor Aquillar of San Ildefonso Pueblo made by Harry B. Neufeld. There are also National Archives photographs of Chinese Boxer Rebellion prints, and Young watercolors and Alden sketches of American landscapes.

Much of the collection consists of portraits of participants in the NAA's American Indian Cultural Resources Training Program made by Smithsonian photographers, including Victor Krantz. These individuals include: Harry Walters, Navajo; Anna Walters, Otoe-Pawnee; George Sutton, Southern Arapaho; Sarah Yazzie, Navajo; Rubie Sootkis, Norther Cheyenne; David Fanman, Cheyenne; Augustine Smith, Navajo; Lorraine Bigman, Navajo; Jim Jefferson, Southern Ute; Rose Marie Pierite Gallardo, Tunica-Biloxi; George Horse Capture, Gros Ventre; Violet Zospah, White Mountain Apache; Gloria Anderson, Mille Lacs; Wenonah Silva, Wampanoag; Claire Lamont, Oglala; George Wasson, Coos-Coquille; Virginia Martin, Yakama; Gary Roybal, San Ildefonso; Richard Ground, Sihasapa; Almeda Baker, Hidatsa; June Finley, Hidatsa; Lida Young Wolf, Hidatsa; Christine Webster, Menominee; Rose Marie Roybal, Puyallup; Vivienne Jake, Kaibab-Paiute; Kim Yerton, Hupa; Dean Jacobs, Ojibwa; Lois Nowlin, Shawnee; Bonita McCloud, Nisqually; Gloria Maude Blackbird Cheswalla, Osage; Emily Peake, Ojibwa; Gordon McLester, Oneida; Mary Seth, Nez Perce; Bill Tohee, Oto-Missouria; Frank LaPena, Wintu; Juanita McQuistion, Wyandot; Carson Waterman, Seneca; Elton Stumbling Bear, Kiowa Apache; Patrick Chief Stick, Chippewa-Cree; Lynne Walks-on-Top, Spokane; Ethelyn Garfield, Paiute; Nora Dauenhauer, Tlingit; Caroline B. Jones, Tulalip; Grace F. Thorpe, Sauk and Fox; Dixie Lee Davis, Yavapai; Lynn D. Pauahty, Kiowa; David Lee Harding, Ojibwa; Robert V. Bojorcas, Klamath; Patty Leah Harjo, Seneca-Cayuga; Steven DeCoteau, Clallam; Robert Van Gunten, Ojibwa; Danny K. Marshall, Steilacoom; Meredith P. Flinn, Makah; Rhonda Hulsey, Chickasaw; Betty J. Brown, Choctaw; Vernon Calavaza, Zuni; Jack Bowen Jr., Upper Skagit; and Harry William Jr., Pima.
Biographical/Historical note:
Herman Joseph Viola is a historian of the American Indian who was director of the National Anthropological Archives from 1972-1989 and founding editor of Prologue: The Journal of the National Archives. In 1973, he launched the American Indian Cultural Resources Training Program, designed to entice American Indians into becoming professional archivists, librarians, curators, and historians through research and internships at the NAA.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 74-17
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds Viola's papers from 1980-1981.
Records relating to the American Indian Cultural Resources Training Program can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Records of the National Anthropological Archives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Salish Indians  Search this
Archives -- Acquisitions  Search this
Powwows  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 74-17, Herman J. Viola photograph collection of Star Hawk Pow Wow, American Indian Cultural Resources Training Program, and acquisition trips for NAA, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.74-17
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-74-17

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