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Buffalo Dance

Artists/Makers:
Julian Martinez (Pocano), San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1884-1943  Search this
Donor:
Dr. Henry Craig Fleming, Non-Indian, ca. 1881-1960  Search this
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin, paint
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
79 x 61 cm
Culture/People:
San Ildefonso Pueblo  Search this
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
San Ildefonso Pueblo, San Ildefonso Reservation; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA
Date Created:
circa 1930
Catalog Number:
22/8644
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On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
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National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:NMAI_243253
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Buffalo

Artists/Makers:
Thomas J. Dorsey (Tom Two Arrows), Lenape (Delaware)/Onondaga, 1920-1993  Search this
Object Name:
Painting intended as a textile design
Media/Materials:
Paper, tempera
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
8.9 x 10.8 cm
Culture/People:
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Albany; Albany County; New York; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
circa 1965
Catalog Number:
25/9356
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National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:NMAI_275374

Buffalo

Artists/Makers:
Thomas J. Dorsey (Tom Two Arrows), Lenape (Delaware)/Onondaga, 1920-1993  Search this
Object Name:
Painting intended as a textile design
Media/Materials:
Paper, tempera
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
8.5 x 12 cm
Culture/People:
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Albany; Albany County; New York; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
circa 1965
Catalog Number:
25/9357
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Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:NMAI_275375

Buffalo Mother, Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Performing arts\music\castinets  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.17
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edanmdm:saam_1979.144.17

Buffalo Mother, Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/4 x 7 1/8 in. (28.6 x 18.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1930-1940
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Object\musical instrument\castinets  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.26
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Indian Hunting Buffalo

Artist:
Edwin Willard Deming, born Ashland, OH 1860-died New York City 1942  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 1/4 x 50 1/8 in. (92.1 x 127.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Landscape\plain  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Occupation\hunter  Search this
Animal\buffalo  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Victor Justice Evans
Object number:
1985.66.362,158
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Buffalo Man, Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (29.1 x 20.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Object\weapon\bow and arrow  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.18
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Buffalo Man, Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
gouache and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 7 1/8 in. (27.9 x 18.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1920-1925
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.23
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Buffalo Man, Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 x 6 1/4 in. (23.0 x 15.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1920-1930
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Object\weapon\bow and arrow  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.24
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Buffalo Dancer

Artists/Makers:
Fritz Scholder, Luiseño (Luiseno), 1937-2005  Search this
Donor:
Hopewell Foundation, Inc.  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Lithographed
Dimensions:
57.6 x 76.2 cm
Culture/People:
Luiseño (Luiseno)  Search this
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA
Date Created:
1975-1976
Catalog Number:
26/5933
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Modern and Contemporary Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
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edanmdm:NMAI_282160
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Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and ink on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. (28.5 x 36.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1925-1930
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Hopi  Search this
Object\musical instrument\drum  Search this
Object\musical instrument\castinets  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.31
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Buffalo Dancers

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 14 in. (28.0 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1930-1940
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Object\weapon\bow and arrow  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.45
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Buffalo Deer Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
ink, watercolor, and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 x 28 1/8 in. (33.0 x 71.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1930-1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Deer Dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.40
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1979.144.40

January 23rd, Buffalo Deer Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 7/8 x 23 1/4 in. (43.0 x 59.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1918
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Deer Dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.34
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1979.144.34

Leader, Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 in. (31.2 x 22.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Object\weapon\bow and arrow  Search this
Object\foliage  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.7
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1979.144.7

Hunting Priest, Buffalo Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1895-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 x 8 1/2 in. (30.5 x 21.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1917-1925
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Object\weapon\bow and arrow  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.15
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1979.144.15

Bowl

Media/Materials:
Wood, brass tacks/bosses
Techniques:
Carved, studded
Dimensions:
40.5 x 35.5 x 13 cm
Culture/People:
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)  Search this
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Crow Creek, Crow Creek Sioux Reservation; Buffalo County; South Dakota; USA
Date Created:
circa 1870
Catalog Number:
2/9016
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Ethnographic Items
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The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_31011
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Shield and cover

Media/Materials:
Buffalo rawhide, buffalo hide/skin, wool cloth, porcupine quills, paint, deer hair, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Sewn, tied, laced, stitched, dyed, quill-wrapped (flat), painted
Dimensions:
58 cm
Culture/People:
probably Dakota (Eastern Sioux) (attributed)  Search this
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place:
Michilimackinac, Fort Miami; Cheboygan County, Saint Joseph County; Michigan; USA
Site Name:
Michilimackinac, Fort Miami
Date Created:
circa 1790
Catalog Number:
24/2020
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Ethnographic Items
On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_257686
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Robe

Media/Materials:
Buffalo hide/skin (calf), glass bead/beads, sinew
Techniques:
Lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Dimensions:
140 x 137 cm
Culture/People:
probably Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) (attributed)  Search this
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Place:
South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
circa 1865
Catalog Number:
11/1739
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Ethnographic Items
On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_120542
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Bag

Donor:
Elizabeth Neill Thompson (Mrs. John Meredith Thompson/Elizabeth N. Cooper Thompson), Non-Indian, 1850-1931  Search this
Media/Materials:
Buffalo hide/skin, glass pony beads, hide thong/babiche, sinew
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, fringed
Dimensions:
34 x 15 x 2 cm
Culture/People:
probably Walla Walla [Warm Springs Reservation] (attributed)  Search this
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Oregon; USA
Date Created:
circa 1840
Catalog Number:
12/9470
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Ethnographic Items
On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_139220
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