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Miniature rug/textile

Culture/People:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Linda Chee, Diné (Navajo), b. ca. 1935  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial  Search this
Object Name:
Miniature rug/textile
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn
Techniques:
Woven
Dimensions:
17.9 x 11.9 x 0.3 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Arizona or New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1980
Catalog Number:
25/5961
Barcode:
255961.000
See related items:
Diné (Navajo)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271827
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Riding

Culture/People:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Robert Chee (Hashke Yil E Cale), Diné (Navajo), 1937-1972  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial  Search this
Title:
Riding
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, tempera
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
50.9 x 40.4 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Near Window Rock; Zocho, Navajo Reservation; Apache County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
1960-1961
Catalog Number:
26/2390
Barcode:
262390.000
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Diné (Navajo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278500
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Basket sieve/sifter

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial  Search this
Object Name:
Basket sieve/sifter
Media/Materials:
Yucca fiber, willow, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Twill-plaited, dyed
Dimensions:
28.6 x 20.0 x 5.4 cm
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Hopi Reservation; Navajo County, Coconino County; Arizona; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1963
Catalog Number:
26/1788
Barcode:
261788.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277895

Eskimo Celebrating Dancer [Eskimo Celebration Dance at the End of World War II]

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
James Kivetoruk Moses, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1902-1982  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial  Search this
Title:
Eskimo Celebrating Dancer [Eskimo Celebration Dance at the End of World War II]
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, colored pencil, ink, watercolor
Techniques:
Drawn, painted
Dimensions:
31.7 x 44.5 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Nome; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1962
Catalog Number:
26/2288
Barcode:
262288.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278397
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Walrus Hunters

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
James Kivetoruk Moses, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1902-1982  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial  Search this
Title:
Walrus Hunters
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, ink, watercolor, colored pencil
Techniques:
Drawn, painted
Dimensions:
31.6 x 44.3 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Nome; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1962
Catalog Number:
25/9445
Barcode:
259445.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275499
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Hopi Snake Dance, Number 1, (painting)

Painter:
Matulka, Jan 1890-1972  Search this
Medium:
Crayon, watercolor and pencil
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Whitney Museum of American Art 945 Madison Avenue New York New York 10021
Date:
1917-1918
Topic:
Ceremony--Dance--Snake Dance  Search this
Ceremony--Indian  Search this
Ethnic--Hopi  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Animal--Reptile--Snake  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B560046
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412991

Hopi Snake Dance, Number II, (painting)

Painter:
Matulka, Jan 1890-1972  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Whitney Museum of American Art 945 Madison Avenue New York New York 10021
Date:
1917-1918
Topic:
Ceremony--Dance--Snake Dance  Search this
Ceremony--Indian  Search this
Ethnic--Hopi  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Animal--Reptile--Snake  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8F990023
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_474918

Indian Dancers, (painting)

Painter:
Matulka, Jan 1890-1972  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Anschutz Collection Denver Colorado 80202
Date:
Ca. 1918
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Ceremony--Dance  Search this
Ceremony--Indian  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68040068
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_382622

Buffalo Dance, Mandan

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 x 27 3/8 in. (50.9 x 69.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1835-1837
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Western  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Ceremony\Indian  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Mandan  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.440
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.440

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:
1899-1900
Scope and Contents:
Select itemized correspondence:

1899: Murie; Jan. 6, Feb. 6, 7; Mar. 22, Apr. 11, 20.

1899: Putnam, F. W.; June 8.

1899: Murie, James R.; July 7.

1899: Coe, Sadie E.; July 16.

1899: Murie, James R.; Aug. 16.

1899: Wallascheck, R.; Aug. 19.

1899: Murie, James R.; Oct. 26.

1900: Murie, James R.; Jan. 10, 24; Feb. 12.

1900: Lummis, Charles F.; Mar. 4.

1900: Murie, James R.; Mar. 29, Apr. 9.

1900: Matthews, W. S. B.; Apr. 18.

1900: Moore, Homer; May 15.

1900: Snyder, Margaret S.; May 28.

1900: Brain, Belle M.; June 1.

1900: de G., M. C.; June 6.

1900: Murie, James R.; June 13; July 20, 24; Aug. 2.

1900: Stowe, Annie Beecker; Sept. 24, 26, 27.

1900: Martin, George W.; Oct. 2.

1900: Murie, James R.; Oct. 6.

1900: Venable, Mary; Nov. 1.

1900: Anthropological Society of Washington; Nov. 13.
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
See more items in:
MS 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers
MS 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers / Series 1: Alice Cunningham Fletcher papers / 1.1: Incoming correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4558-ref470
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Council of War, (painting)

Artist:
Catlin, George  Search this
Subject:
Waneton  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1832
Topic:
Ethnic--Sioux  Search this
Western  Search this
Ceremony--Indian--War Council  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05690617
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_104978

Begging dance, Sacs and Foxes, (painting)

Artist:
Catlin, George  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Western  Search this
Ceremony--Indian  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic--Sauk And Fox  Search this
Ceremony--Dance--Beggar's Dance  Search this
Control number:
AECI 04830417
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_93969

Foot war-party in council, Mandan, (painting)

Artist:
Catlin, George  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Western  Search this
Ceremony--Indian--War Council  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Ethnic--Mandan  Search this
Control number:
AECI 04830435
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_93987

Indian council, An, Sioux, (painting)

Artist:
Catlin, George  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Western  Search this
Ethnic--Sioux  Search this
Ceremony--Indian--Indian Council  Search this
Control number:
AECI 04830455
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_94007

Trial of Red Jacket, (painting)

Artist:
Stanley, J. M.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
History--United States--Westward Expansion  Search this
Western  Search this
Ethnic--Seneca  Search this
Figure(s) In Exterior--Frontier  Search this
Ceremony--Indian--Indian Council  Search this
Landscape--Forest  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05850001
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_106438

Buffalo Dance, Oklahoma

Artist:
Paul Flying Eagle Goodbear, born Cheyenne Reservation, Fay, OK 1913-died Chicago, IL 1954  Search this
Medium:
watercolor
Dimensions:
12 3/4 x 19 in. (32.4 x 48.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Western  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Ceremony\Indian  Search this
Landscape\Oklahoma  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Ford Motor Company
Object number:
1966.36.90
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Department:
Graphic Arts
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.36.90

January 23rd, Buffalo Deer Dance

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-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
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.34

Buffalo Dance-Six Dancers, Two Drummers

Artist:
Thomas Vigil, born Tesuque Pueblo ca. 1889-died 1960  Search this
Medium:
gouache and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 22 1/2 in. (35.7 x 57.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1920-1950
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\Buffalo Dance  Search this
Object\musical instrument\drum  Search this
Object\musical instrument\rattle  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, Gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.63
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.63

Self-torture in a Sioux Religious Ceremony

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
19 5/8 x 27 1/4 in. (49.7 x 69.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1835-1837
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Western  Search this
Ceremony\religion  Search this
Ceremony\Indian  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Sioux  Search this
State of being\evil\torture  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.460
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.460

Medicine Buffalo of the Sioux

Artist:
George Catlin, born Wilkes-Barre, PA 1796-died Jersey City, NJ 1872  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
19 5/8 x 27 1/2 in. (49.7 x 70.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1837-1839
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Western  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Dakota  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Sioux  Search this
Ceremony\Indian\Medicine Ceremony  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Harrison, Jr.
Object number:
1985.66.485
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.485

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