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MS 1999-16 Report on research at the Shoshone-Bannock reservation

Creator:
Nahwooks, Reaves F., Rev. Dr.  Search this
Photographer:
Bigbee, Walter  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (linear inch , 3 sound cassettes)
Culture:
Bannock  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiocassettes
Sound recordings
Color prints (prints)
Inkjet prints
Interviews
Transcripts
Place:
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation of Idaho
Date:
1998
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 3 audiocassettes of interviews conducted by Rev. Dr. Reaves F. Nahwooks in 1998 with members of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe of the Fort Hall Reservation in Ft. Hall, Idaho. These interviews were designed to gain information on the original relationship between Shoshones and Comanches, the early history of the two tribes and the tribal members' perceptions of their identity as Shoshone-Bannocks. Also includes a 32-page transcript of the interviews, a 3-page summary of his research, and 14 inkjet prints depicting scenes from the cultural exchange festival at Fort Hall, taken by Walter Bigbee.
Biographical / Historical:
Rev. Dr. Reaves F. Nahwooks was one of the founders of the annual Shoshonean-Aztec Language Reunion, a meeting of the Shoshone, Comanche, Utes and other tribes who have a language connection with the Shoshone. As a Comanche Nation tribal member, he was particularly interested in the linguistic and cultural similarities between the Comanche and the Shoshone.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1999-16
Rights:
Copyright for photographs is held by Walter Bigbee.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Languages  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiocassettes
Sound recordings
Color prints (prints)
Inkjet prints
Interviews
Transcripts
Citation:
Manuscript 1999-16, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1999-16
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw383900778-5812-49f4-b072-b748fa02843e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1999-16

Native North American interaction patterns / [edited] by Regna Darnell and Michael K. Foster

Author:
Conference on Native North American Interaction Patterns (1982 : Edmonton, Alta.)  Search this
Darnell, Regna  Search this
Foster, Michael K  Search this
Canadian Museum of Civilization  Search this
Canadian Ethnology Service  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 229, [3] p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Languages  Search this
Intercultural communication  Search this
Call number:
E98.S7 C74 1988
E98.S7C74 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_381462

Indigenous Albuquerque / Myla Vicenti Carpio ; foreword by P. Jane Hafen

Author:
Vicenti Carpio, Myla  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi, 178 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Mexico
Albuquerque
Albuquerque (N.M.)
Date:
2011
C2011
Topic:
Urban Indians  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America--Social conditions  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_971729

The red Atlantic American indigenes and the making of the modern world, 1000-1927 Jace Weaver

Author:
Weaver, Jace 1957-  Search this
Subject:
mcwi  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 340 pages maps 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Atlantic States
États de l'Atlantique (États-Unis)
United States
Nordamerika
Date:
2014
Topic:
Indians of North America--History  Search this
Indians of North America--First contact with other peoples  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
American literature--Indian authors  Search this
Indians in literature  Search this
Littérature américaine--Auteurs indiens d'Amérique  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Indians of North America--First contact with Europeans  Search this
Entwicklung  Search this
Moderne  Search this
Indigenes Volk  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Découverte et exploration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1029824

"Potlatch - A Great Giveaway" Exhibit Case

Creator:
Scott, Jack  Search this
Subject:
Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Anthropology  Search this
Physical description:
5 x 4;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1959
July 1, 1959
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Potlatch  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 16-126 [MNH-034]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_397166

Website Records, 2020

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Uniform title:
Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge (Website)  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Arctic Studies Center (National Museum of Natural History)  Search this
Arctic Studies Center (National Museum of Natural History) Sharing Knowledge Project  Search this
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Web sites
Place:
Alaska
Siberia, Northeastern (Russia)
Date:
2020
Topic:
Indians of North America--Museums  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 21-028
See more items in:
Website Records 1995-2020 [Smithsonian Institution]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404565

Native peoples of North America Professor Daniel M. Cobb

Lecturer:
Cobb, Daniel M.,  Search this
Author:
Container of (work): Cobb, Daniel M Native peoples of North America: course guidebook ©2016  Search this
Sponsoring body:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Publisher:
Teaching Company  Search this
Physical description:
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) DVD video, sound, color 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 206 pages : black and white illustrations ; 19 cm)
Type:
Videorecordings
Educational films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Filmed lectures
Films for the hearing impaired
History
Lectures
Nonfiction films
Place:
North America
Date:
2016
Topic:
Indian activists--History  Search this
Indian land transfers  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Colonization  Search this
Crimes against  Search this
Cultural assimilation  Search this
Ethnic identity  Search this
First contact with other peoples  Search this
Foreign influences  Search this
Government relations  Search this
History  Search this
Indians of North America--History--Autonomy and independence movements  Search this
Land tenure  Search this
Relocation  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Wars  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Indian activists  Search this
Indians of North America--Civil rights  Search this
Indians of North America--Colonization  Search this
Indians of North America--Crimes against  Search this
Indians of North America--Cultural assimilation  Search this
Indians of North America--Ethnic identity  Search this
Indians of North America--First contact with Europeans  Search this
Indians of North America--Foreign influences  Search this
Indians of North America--Government relations  Search this
Indians of North America--Land tenure  Search this
Indians of North America--Relocation  Search this
Indians of North America--Social conditions  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America--Wars  Search this
Call number:
video 001581
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1071606

Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation ethnographic film collection

Creator:
Cadzow, Donald A., 1894-1960  Search this
Cattell, Owen  Search this
Coffin, Edwin F. (Edwin Francis), b. 1883  Search this
Ford, James B., 1844-1928  Search this
Gilmore, Melvin R. (Melvin Randolph), 1868-1940  Search this
Hendricks-Hodge Expedition (1917-1923).  Search this
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Landini, Louis  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Wildschut, William  Search this
Names:
Chaves, Lorenzo  Search this
Drags Wolf  Search this
Foolish Bear  Search this
Heye, Thea  Search this
Mandan, Arthur  Search this
Waihusiwa  Search this
Extent:
147 Motion picture films
25 Videocassettes (Digital Betacam)
58 Electronic discs (DVD)
Culture:
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Pilagá  Search this
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
San Ildefonso Pueblo  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Videocassettes (digital betacam)
Electronic discs (dvd)
Date:
1917-1938
Scope and Contents note:
This collection of films produced and acquired by the Museum of the American Indian (MAI) contains materials created by and for the MAI as ethnographic studies and as documentation of its own activities (including archaeological expeditions and cultural exchanges) between 1917 and 1938. Tribes represented include: Arikara, Crow, Navajo, Pilaga, Pueblo, Shoshone, and Zuni. Also included is footage of Hidatsa representatives and Zuni translators in Washington, D.C. and at the MAI; footage of MAI founder and director George Gustav Heye; and footage of the Hawikku (Hawikuh) and Kechipauan archaeological sites, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. The collection consists mainly of successive 16mm and 35mm negative film duplicates and prints of now-destroyed original 35mm nitrate negatives. Series 4 gathers paper records directly pertaining to the collection. Preservation copies of the films exist on 35mm polyester film and Digital Betacam video tape. Access copies are available on DVDs.

The first series in this collection includes film, video, and DVD duplicates of ethnographic films funded, overseen, and filmed by agents of the MAI throughout the Western and Southwestern United States. The second series includes ethnographic films acquired rather than produced by the MAI of the Navajo and Pilaga. The third series consists of film produced by the MAI documenting its own activities, including an excavation at Hawikuh and Kechipauan, New Mexico; footage of MAI founder and director George Gustav Heye; and footage of Native visitors to the MAI and to Washington, D.C.
Arrangement note:
This collection is arranged into four series and chronologically within each series. Included are Series 1: Films Produced by the Museum of the American Indian, 1923-1927; Series 2: Films Acquired by the Museum of the American Indian, 1923-1924; Series 3: Documentation of Museum of the American Indian Activities, 1917-1938; and Series 4: Paper Records of the Ethnographic Film Collection. Titles within subseries are generally arranged alphabetically, with unrestricted titles listed before those restricted due to culturally sensitive content.

Within the collection, each unit of motion picture film (reel, videotape, or DVD) is assigned an identifying number. In this system, the final four appended numbers correspond to a title and a format. The full identifying number will appear as such: NMAI.AC.001.001.XX.YY, where XX corresponds to a numbered title and YY indicates the format of the print, as follows:

01: 35mm print (1917–1938, circa the original film dates)

02: 16mm dupe neg (made circa 1961 from XX.01 35mm)

03: 16mm print (from XX.02 for release, circa 1961)

04: 16mm print (from XX.02 for file/work or research, circa 1961)

05: 35mm dupe neg (preservation copy, made 2012–2014 from XX.01 and XX.02)

06: 35mm answer print (made 2012-2014 from XX.05)

07: Digital Betacam (preservation copy, made 2012-2014 from XX.06)

08, 09, 10 (if applicable): DVD (access copy, made 2012-2014 from XX.06)

11 and up: other copies and prints (see title-level notes for explanations)

Thus, for instance, the item with the number NMAI.AC.001.001.02.03 is the 16mm release print copy of the title "Deerskin Tanning and Wrapping the Leggings."

The content of each print or negative corresponding to the same title (XX) may be identical or similar. The content of the 1917-1938-era 35mm prints and the 1960s-era 16mm films differ. As the 35mm prints had deteriorated, damaged footage was removed prior to producing the 16mm negatives. After the 16mm negatives were produced, nitrate intertitles and additional damaged footage were also removed from the 35mm prints. The 2012-2014-era 35mm films were made by combining the existing 35mm prints with footage from the 16mm negatives in order to restore the most complete existing content to its highest possible quality. The Digital Betacam and DVD copies reproduce this restored footage.

This preservation and restoration effort was made possible by funding from the National Film Preservation Foundation, Save America's Treasures, and the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, as well as support from the National Museum of the American Indian.
Historical Note:
The Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation was founded by George Gustav Heye in 1908 as a repository for his extensive collection of American Indian artifacts. Through the MAI, Heye funded extensive archaeological and anthropological fieldwork throughout the Americas. This collection represents a series of ethnographic films made in the course of MAI expeditions throughout the Western and Southwestern United States, as well as similar films purchased by the museum. The films record a variety of American Indian traditions, including crafts, foodways, games, and ceremonies, and were spurred by the era's perception of Native communities as "fast-disappearing" and vulnerable to dramatic change. The activities recorded range from quotidian to highly culturally sensitive, as followed Heye's all-encompassing collecting strategy.

The MAI's motion picture expeditions took place between 1923 and 1927 and were carried out by a number of agents of the museum, usually in the course of gathering artifacts. Many of these agents were anthropologists accompanied by professional photographers, but other footage is amateur. The MAI treated the series in full as technical educational material, noting in their 1962 motion picture film catalog that "they are not suitable for general entertainment."

The moving image collection of the MAI included these self-produced films as well as similar films purchased by the museum and film shot in the course of the museum's activities, including documentation of archaeological digs, staff, and Native visitors. In 1961-1962, recognizing the educational potential of its collection, the MAI received a grant from the National Science Foundation to transfer the original deteriorating nitrate prints to safety film, discarding film and editing prints in the process. In 2012-2014, the National Museum of the American Indian completed a transfer of the titles to Digital Betacam and DVD formats, combining footage from both original and 1961-1962-era prints to salvage as much content as possible. This work was completed with funding from the National Film Preservation Foundation, Save America's Treasures, and the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday–Thursday, 9:30 am–4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).

Ceremonial images are restricted due to cultural sensitivity. Consult the archivist for further information.
Rights:
Permission to publish or broadcast 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:
Archaeological expeditions  Search this
Archeology -- Hawikuh -- New Mexico  Search this
Ethnological expeditions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Antiquities  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest  Search this
Indians of South America  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian Ethnographic Film Collection, Call Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.001
See more items in:
Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation ethnographic film collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv46d5b9d63-43eb-4a2b-8d50-32c1ee12b54c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-001

How the world moves : the odyssey of an American Indian family / Peter Nabokov

Author:
Nabokov, Peter  Search this
Subject:
Hunt, Edward Proctor 1861-1948  Search this
Hunt family  Search this
Physical description:
550 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
2015
19th century
Topic:
History  Search this
Pueblo Indians--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1052770

Native People of Wisconsin Patty Loew

Author:
Loew, Patty  Search this
Physical description:
x, 197 pages illustrations, maps 18 x 20 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
History
Juvenile works
Place:
Wisconsin
Date:
2015
Topic:
Indians of North America--History  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1053984

Archaeological perspectives on the Southern Appalachians : a multiscalar approach / edited by Ramie A. Gougeon and Maureen S. Meyers

Editor:
Gougeon, Ramie A.  Search this
Meyers, Maureen S.  Search this
Physical description:
xlv, 280 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Appalachian Region, Southern
Date:
2015
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Mississippian culture  Search this
Social archaeology  Search this
Archaeology--Methodology  Search this
Multiscale modeling  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1058039

Native America : a state-by-state historical encyclopedia / Daniel S. Murphree, editor

Author:
Murphree, Daniel S  Search this
Physical description:
3 volumes (xv, 1393 pages) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Encyclopedias
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
©2012
Topic:
History  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
States  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1046535

First coastal Californians / edited by Lynn H. Gamble

Editor of compilation:
Gamble, Lynn H.  Search this
Physical description:
x, 132 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
California
Pacific Coast
Pacific Coast (Calif.)
Date:
2015
Topic:
Indians of North America--History  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America--Antiquities  Search this
Coastal archaeology  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1057651

Searching for Lost City : on the trail of America's native languages / Elizabeth Seay

Author:
Seay, Elizabeth  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 250 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Oklahoma
Ozark Mountains
Date:
2003
Topic:
Languages  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America--Languages  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_729699

An Indian social experiment and some of its lessons / by John R. Swanton

Author:
Swanton, John Reed 1873-1958  Search this
Physical description:
9 p. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
Topic:
Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
E99.C9 S932 1930
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1050592

Wild Indians & other creatures / Adrian C. Louis

Title:
Wild Indians and other creatures
Author:
Louis, Adrian C  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 185 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
South Dakota
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.)
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_917391

101 questions about ancient Indians of the Southwest / by David Grant Noble

Title:
One hundred and one questions about ancient Indians of the Southwest
One hundred one questions about ancient Indians of the Southwest
Ancient Indians of the Southwest
Author:
Noble, David Grant  Search this
Physical description:
31 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 30 cm
Type:
Miscellanea
Juvenile literature
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Children's questions and answers  Search this
Questions and answers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_914758

Tales of the Northwest / With an introd. by John T. Flanagan

Author:
Snelling, William Joseph 1804-1848  Search this
Physical description:
xxix, 254 p ; 23 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
Northwest, Pacific
Date:
1971
1936
Topic:
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
PZ3.S672 TaI6 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_917406

Native people of Wisconsin / Patty Loew

Author:
Loew, Patty  Search this
Physical description:
168 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 20 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Place:
Wisconsin
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Indians of North America--History  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_919424

Mesquakie and proud of it / text, photos & design by John M. Zielinski ; introductory drawings each chapter by Leonard Young Bear

Author:
Zielinski, John M  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Iowa
Date:
1976
C1976
Topic:
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
E99.F7 Z54 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_922019

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