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Hat/Cap

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Boston Bell, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Hat/Cap
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, wool felt, cordage, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Sewn, appliquéd
Dimensions:
20 x 19 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Native Term:
ca po
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
1/8852
Barcode:
018852.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20000
Online Media:

Burden basket

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Jim Robinson (James Robinson), Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Jeff Jackson, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Burden basket
Media/Materials:
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), cordage, hide
Techniques:
Plaited, twill-plaited
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Catalog Number:
1/9138
Barcode:
019138.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20526
Online Media:

Pipe tomahawk

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Margaret Adams, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Pipe tomahawk
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8823
Barcode:
018823.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19970
Online Media:

Basket with cover

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Winnie Tubby, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques:
Plaited
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Catalog Number:
1/9122
Barcode:
019122.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20510
Online Media:

Winnowing basket

Culture/People:
Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Ellen Jim, Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Winnowing basket
Media/Materials:
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques:
Twill-plaited
Dimensions:
38 x 31.5 x 13.3 cm
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Near Wortham; Saint Tammany Parish; Louisiana; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
1/8453
Barcode:
018453.000
See related items:
Choctaw
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19701
Online Media:

Blowgun dart

Culture/People:
Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Ellen Jim, Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Blowgun dart
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Near Wortham; Saint Tammany Parish; Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8467
Barcode:
018467.000
See related items:
Choctaw
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19715
Online Media:

Powder measure

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Henry Martis Tubby, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Powder measure
Media/Materials:
Cow horn
Techniques:
Cut
Object Type:
Firearms and accessories
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8886
Barcode:
018886.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Firearms and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20035
Online Media:

Wallpocket basket

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Possible owner:
Ben Dixon, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Wallpocket basket
Media/Materials:
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Native Term:
u'n bo holma a ca'
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Catalog Number:
1/9123
Barcode:
019123.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20511
Online Media:

Strong Women/Strong Nations 1: Opening Song and Introduction

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-03-25T16:26:44Z
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_XTGQ8PrEYKA

MS 2000-48 Bill of sale for a slave

Creator:
Cobb, R. T.  Search this
Lafloore, Forbus  Search this
Johnson, William M.  Search this
Wotten, W. H.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (framed document )
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
bulk 1859
Scope and Contents:
Bill of sale for a slave, Lily, sold by R. J. Cobb to Forbus Lafloore, a Choctaw Chief's brother. The bill is dated 19 February 1859 and signed by William M. Johnson, W. H. Wotten, and R. J. Cobb.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2000-48
Topic:
Slavery -- United States  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2000-48, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2000-48
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2000-48

The books of Joshua, Judges, and Ruth, translated into the Choctaw language = Choshua, nan Apesa Vhleha holisso, micha Lulh holisso aiena kvt toshowvt Chahta anumpa toba hoke

Author:
Wright, Alfred 1788-1853 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr92000076 http://viaf.org/viaf/19538959  Search this
Physical description:
151, [1], 339, [1] pages 18 cm
Type:
Texts
Date:
1871
Topic:
Choctaw language  Search this
Call number:
BS345 .C61 1871
BS345.C61 1871
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_284954

Pipe tomahawk

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; probably used by the Choctaw  Search this
Previous seller:
Spink and Son, Ltd., 1666-  Search this
Previous owner:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Seller:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Object Name:
Pipe tomahawk
Media/Materials:
Brass head, wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Mississippi, Louisiana; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1760-1830
Catalog Number:
2/2110
Barcode:
022110.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Choctaw
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_23395
Online Media:

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
Salish 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:
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

Water vessel (No image available)

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Winnie Tubby, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Water vessel (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Gourd
Techniques:
Cut
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Native Term:
co co ba sku fa'
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8895
Barcode:
018895.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20044

Rattle (No image available)

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Previous owner:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Seller:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Object Name:
Rattle (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Turtle shell/carapace
Techniques:
Perforated, tied
Dimensions:
14 x 9.5 x 6 cm
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Philadelphia; Neshoba County; Mississippi; USA
Catalog Number:
24/1526
Barcode:
241526.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_257138

Pipe bowl (No image available)

Culture/People:
Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Erwin Krueger (Irwin Krueger), Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Erwin Krueger (Irwin Krueger), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Pipe bowl (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
Arkansas; USA
Catalog Number:
20/5003
Barcode:
205003.000
See related items:
Choctaw
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_218976

Bait container (No image available)

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Albert Henry, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Bait container (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Gourd, corn cob, cordage
Techniques:
Perforated
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term:
cok co ba co'n ci i'n tco ha
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8896
Barcode:
018896.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20045

Drum and drumstick (No image available)

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Johnson Willis, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Drum and drumstick (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Wood, hide
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term:
aLe pa tci to
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8894
Barcode:
018894.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20043

Feather/Feathers (No image available)

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Jesse Thomas, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Feather/Feathers (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques:
Unmodified
Object Type:
Materials: Prepared
Native Term:
cu ko ba'
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8874
Barcode:
018874.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Materials: Prepared
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20023

Drum and sticks used during the ball game (No image available)

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Calvin Isam, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Drum and sticks used during the ball game (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Wood, hide, rope, commercially tanned leather, paint
Techniques:
Carved, stretched, laced, drilled, painted
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Native Term:
aLe pa tci to
Place:
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
1/8893
Barcode:
018893.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20042

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