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MS 7316 When stars came down to earth: cosmology of the Skidi Pawnee Indians of North America

Creator:
Chamberlain, Von Del  Search this
Extent:
347 Pages
Culture:
Pawnee -- Skidi  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Manuscripts
Date:
July 1981
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7316
Local Note:
Xerox copy of typescript
Topic:
Cosmology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 7316, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7316
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7316

Donald Bush Cordry photographs of Indians of Mexico

Creator:
Cordry, Donald Bush  Search this
Names:
Cordry, Donald Bush -- Exhibitions  Search this
Extent:
8 color transparencies
93 mounted photographs (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Mixe Indians  Search this
Amuzgo Indians  Search this
Zapotec Indians  Search this
Mestizos  Search this
Tarasco Indians  Search this
Tepehuan Indians  Search this
Totonac Indians  Search this
Mazatec Indians  Search this
Nahuas  Search this
Chinantec Indians  Search this
Huichol Indians  Search this
Seri Indians  Search this
Huave Indians  Search this
Chiapanec Indians  Search this
Mixtec Indians  Search this
Mayas  Search this
Mayo Indians  Search this
Cuicatec Indians  Search this
Zoque Indians  Search this
Tzotzil Indians  Search this
Indians of Mexico  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Color transparencies
Mounted photographs
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1937-1972
Scope and Contents note:
Enlargements of photographs made by Donald Bush Cordry during his time in Mexico. These were mounted for a 1970s Bellas Artes-sponsored traveling exhibit based on Cordry's collection of Mexican Indian costumes. Included are images of Mexican Indians, fiestas and dances, pottery, boats, weaving, spinning, masks, vendors and markets, churches, and shrines. Depicted tribes include the Huichol, Mestizo, Tarascan, Seri, Mayo, Tepehua, Totonac, Nahua, Mazatec, Cuicatec, Chinantec, Zapotec, Mixe, Amusgo, Huave, Mixtec, Chapanec, Zoque, Tzotzil, and Maya. Additionally, there are some self portraits of Donald Cordry and his wife Dorothy.
Biographical/Historical note:
Donald Bush Cordry (1907-1978) was an artist and photographer who studied the art of Mexican Indians. In 1931, Cordry made his first trip to Guerrero, Mexico, where he became interested in contemporary mask making. In 1934, Cordry moved to New York to work as a marionette designer for puppeteer Tony Sarg. While there, he contacted George G. Heye to learn more about Mexican Indian art. This led to a series of collecting expeditions from 1935 to 1938, during which Cordry collected Mexican masks and other artifacts for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-38, USNM ACC 361232
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs made by Cordry can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 82-14.
Donald Cordry and his wife, Dorothy Mann Cordry, also donated clothing and musical instruments from Mexico to the Department of Anthropology in accessions 361232 and 355866.
The National Museum of the American Indian Archives holds the Donald Bush Cordry collection of photographs and negatives, 1933-1940, as well as artifacts collected by Cordry.
Photographs of the Donald Cordry Mexican mask exhibit can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 80-3.
The Donald Cordry Mexican mask collection can be found in the Department of Anthropology in accession 355867.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Pottery -- Mexico  Search this
Dances -- Mexico  Search this
Weaving -- Mexico  Search this
Markets -- Mexico  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Spinning -- Mexico  Search this
Masks -- Mexico  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 87-38, Donald Cordry photographs of Indians of Mexico, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-38
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-38

Family and Gens Among the Western Indians of North America Publication of the U.S.S.R. Academy of Science-"Questions on the History of Pre-Class Society"

Creator:
Ratner-Sternberg, S.A.  Search this
Collection Translator:
Dose, R.  Search this
Collection Creator:
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Extent:
32 Pages
Culture:
American Indian -- Western -- Social organization  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4240 (part)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4240, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4240 Typed copies of articles translated by Work Projects Administration workers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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ead_component:sova-naa-ms4240-ref17

Living Earth Festival: Pokagon Drum and Dance Troupe

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
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Thu, 20 JUL 2013 15:30:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Living Earth Festival: Quetzal Guerrero

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
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video/mp4
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Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation and Cultural Identity - Creative Collaborations

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
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Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation and Cultural Identity - Problematics of Cultural Appropriation in Contemporary Fashion

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
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Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation and Cultural Identity - Problematics of Cultural Appropriation in Contemporary Fashion

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
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Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation and Cultural Identity - Problematics of Cultural Appropriation in Contemporary Fashion

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
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Living Earth Festival: Halau Ho'omau I Ka Wai Ola O Hawai'i

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
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Living Earth Festival: Pokagon Drum and Dance Troupe

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
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Topic:
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Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation and Cultural Identity - Welcome

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
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Quantum Leap: Does "Indian Blood" Still Matter? Part 2

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
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Fri, 16 Sep 2011 15:30:00 GMT
Topic:
Native Americans  Search this
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Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation and Cultural Identity - Creative Collaborations

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
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Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation and Cultural Identity - Mobility and Cultural Identity

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
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indiVISIBLE: African-Native American Lives in the Americas

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 20:30:00 GMT
Topic:
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Carol H. Krinsky papers

Author:
Krinsky, Carol Herselle  Search this
Extent:
2.92 Linear Feet ((7 boxes))
Culture:
Chippewa -- White Earth  Search this
Chippewa -- Red Lake  Search this
Hupa Indians  Search this
Tohono O'Odham  Search this
Pequot Indians  Search this
Paugusset Indians  Search this
Mohegan Indians  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Maricopa Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Winnebago Indians  Search this
Yakama Indians  Search this
Swinomish Indians  Search this
Makah Indians  Search this
Shinnecock Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Tulalip Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Correspondence
Interviews
Photographs
Date:
1964-2004
Summary:
These papers consist of research materials collected and used by Professor Carol Herselle Krinsky for her book Contemporary Native American Architecture: Cultural Regeneration and Creativity.
Scope and Contents:
These papers consist of research materials collected and used by Professor Carol Herselle Krinsky for her book Contemporary Native American Architecture: Cultural Regeneration and Creativity. This book discusses the connection between trends in modern architecture and native culture, as well as how culture has been revived through architecture, and how existing structures are altered to better reflect the native culture they serve. These materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, interview transcripts, and photographs. News clippings in this collection include articles in German.
Arrangement:
The Carol H. Krinsky Papers are divided into two main series based on the original order established by Dr. Krinsky.

Series 1, Tribes (1964-2004) [Boxes 1-4] Series 2, Subject Files (1967-2004) [Boxes 5-7]
Biographical / Historical:
Carol Herselle Krinsky is a professor of Fine Arts at New York University. She received a BA from Smith College in 1957, a M.A. from the NYU Institute of Fine Arts in 1960, and a PhD from NYU in 1965. Professor Krinsky has received many honors and awards throughout her career including the Miess Publication Award from the College Art Association (1985), the National Jewish Book Award (1986), a Merit of Distinction from the International Center for Holocaust Studies (1987), a Golden Dozen Teaching Award from NYU (1990) and; the Brunner Research Award from the New York City Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. She has also been named a Senior Fulbright Scholar.

Previous publications have included Synagogues of Europe, Rockefeller Center, and Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Dr. Carol Herselle Krinsky on March 3, 2004.
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 materials from the collection must be requested from the NMAI Archivist. The Archives has no information on the status of literary rights for the work of others found in these papers; researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Wyoming  Search this
Indians of North America -- Virginia  Search this
Indians of North America -- North Dakota  Search this
Indians of North America -- Wisconsin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Washington (State)  Search this
Indians of North America -- New Mexico  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Indians of North America -- Arizona  Search this
Indians of North America -- Georgia  Search this
Indians of North America -- Florida  Search this
Indians of North America -- Massachusetts  Search this
Indians of North America -- Maine  Search this
Indians of North America -- New Jersey  Search this
Indians of North America -- Montana  Search this
Indians of North America -- New York  Search this
Indians of North America -- North Carolina  Search this
Architecture, Modern  Search this
Indians of North America -- Government relations  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Alaska  Search this
Indians of North America -- Colorado  Search this
Indians of North America -- Connecticut  Search this
Indians of North America -- Idaho  Search this
Indians of North America -- Indiana  Search this
Indians of North America -- Illinois  Search this
Indians of North America -- Louisiana  Search this
Indians of North America -- Kansas  Search this
Indians of North America -- Minnesota  Search this
Indians of North America -- Michigan  Search this
Indians of North America -- Nevada  Search this
Indians of North America -- Nebraska  Search this
Indians of North America -- Rhode Island  Search this
Indians of North America -- Oregon  Search this
Indians of North America -- Tennessee  Search this
Indians of North America -- South Dakota  Search this
Indians of North America -- Oklahoma  Search this
Indians of North America -- Texas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Correspondence
Interviews
Photographs
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Carol H. Krinsky Papers, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.008
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Carol H. Krinsky papers
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-008

MS 1998-86 Lucien A. Spencer reports on the Seminole

Creator:
Spencer, Lucien A.  Search this
Extent:
55 Items (5.5 linear inches.)
Culture:
Seminole Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Dictionaries
Photographs
Reports
Date:
circa 1913-1928
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of reports, dictionaries and indexes relating to Indians of North America and to the Seminole Indians in Florida in particular, circa 1913-1928. The materials were compiled using the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology by Lucien A. Spencer, who was Special Commissioner to the Florida Seminoles for what was then called the Office of Indian Affairs. Includes information on history, myths and legends, costume, social customs, religious practices, language, agriculture and architecture. Two black and white photographs of Spencer are also present.
Biographical / Historical:
Lucien A. Spencer was an Episcopal minister who was appointed special commissioner for the Florida Seminoles in 1913; he held the position until 1930. During his tenure, there was an emphasis on introducing agricultural methods to the Seminoles.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1998-86
Topic:
Indian architecture -- North America  Search this
Indian mythology -- North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Agriculture  Search this
Indians of North America -- Clothing  Search this
Indians of North America -- Florida  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Seminole Indians -- History  Search this
Seminole language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Dictionaries
Photographs
Reports
Citation:
Manuscript 1998-86, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1998-86
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1998-86

MS 136 Comparative vocabulary of eleven Athapascan languages, compiled from other sources

Creator:
Turner, William W. (William Wadden), 1810-1859  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages
Culture:
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Tlatskanai  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Hupa Indians  Search this
Athapaskan  Search this
Carrier Indians  Search this
Umpqua Indians  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Columns headed as follows: Tacully or Carrier (Harmon, page 403); Tahkali (Hale, page 569); Tlatskanai (Hale, page 569); Umkwa (Hale, page 569); Umpqua (Tolmie, [Royal] Geog. Soc. Jour. XI, 2); Apache (Bartlett [in Whipple]); Pinal Lleno (Whipple); Jicorillas (Simpson, page 141); Navajo (Simpson, page 141); Navajo ([Eaton in] Schoolcraft, IV, 416); Hoopah ([from Gibbs in] Schoolcraft, III, 440).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 136
Local Note:
Listed in Pilling, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 14, 1892, page 102; bracketed references in source contents are from Pilling.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Navaho  Search this
Athabaskan  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 136, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS136
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms136

MS 249 Various extracts from the State Archives of Texas (in Austin, Texas), referring to the history and social condition of Indians

Collector:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Extent:
33 pages
Culture:
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Caddoan Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Muskogean Indians  Search this
Algonquian Indians  Search this
Iroquoian  Search this
Athapaskan  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Shoshonean Indians  Search this
Muskhogean  Search this
Natchesan Indians  Search this
Tonkawan  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Tonkawa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
January 1885
Scope and Contents:
References to Algonquian, Athapascan, Caddoan, Iroquoian, Kiowan, Muskhogean, Natchesan, Shoshonean and Tonkawan tribes.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 249
General:
Previously titled "Extracts from Texas Archives."
Topic:
Athabaskan  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Algonquin  Search this
Creek (Muskogee)  Search this
Natchezan  Search this
Texas  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 249, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS249
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms249

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