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Website Records

Topic:
Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge (Website)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Web sites
Date:
2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the "Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge" website as it existed on June 23, 2011. The website is a joint project of the National Museum of Natural History, Arctic Studies Center and the National Museum of the American Indian. The website includes stories about the communities, cultures, and people of Alaska and the surrounding regions. It also provides information on related objects in the collections of the two museums. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Alaska  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Museums  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Public relations.  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Web sites
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-309, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-309
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-309

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:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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 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 and Shoshone  Search this
Comanche Indians  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
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1999-16

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
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Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation ethnographic film collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-001

Carol H. Krinsky papers

Author:
Krinsky, Carol Herselle  Search this
Extent:
2.92 Linear feet ((7 boxes))
Culture:
Minnesota Chippewa [White Earth, Minnesota]  Search this
Minnesota Chippewa [Red Lake, Minnesota]  Search this
Hupa  Search this
Tohono O'odham (Papago)  Search this
Pequot  Search this
Paugussett (Paugusset)  Search this
Mohegan  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Piipaash (Maricopa)  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Yakama (Yakima)  Search this
Swinomish  Search this
Makah  Search this
Shinnecock  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Oneida  Search this
Apache  Search this
Tulalip  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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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Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-008

Ralph Aspaas collection

Creator:
Aspaas, Hans  Search this
Aspaas, Ralph  Search this
Names:
Aspaas, Allie Ward  Search this
Aspaas, Carl Henry  Search this
Aspaas, Ellanette  Search this
Aspaas, Max Herndon  Search this
Aspaas, Ralph  Search this
Aspaas, Ralph Ward  Search this
Wirt, Emmet  Search this
Wirt, Emmet  Search this
Extent:
26 Photographic prints
181 negatives (photographic)
Culture:
Jicarilla Apache  Search this
Tohono O'odham (Papago)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Correspondence
Marriage certificates
Place:
Tohono O'odham Reservation (Ariz.)
Jicarilla Indian Reservation (N.M.)
Arizona
Dulce (N.M.)
New Mexico
Date:
1900-1915
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains 207 photographs documenting U.S. Allotting Agent Ralph Aspaas (1876-1939), his work, his family, and his travels around the United States southwest circa 1900-1915. The bulk of the materials in this collection depict scenes from the Jicarilla Apache Reservation in New Mexico and the Tohono O'odham (Papago) in Arizona. The photographs may have been shot by Aspaas or his brother Hans Aspaas (1873-1968).
Arrangement:
This collection is organized into three series: Jicarilla Apache Reservation, Tohono O'odham (Papago) Reservation, and Colorado, Utah, and unidentified locations.
Biographical / Historical:
Ralph Aspaas served as an Allotting Agent for the United States Indian Service (now the Bureau of Indian Affairs). He was first assigned to the Jicarilla Apache reservation from circa 1900 to 1910 and then to the Tohono O'odham reservation from circa 1912 to 1915. As an Agent, he allotted land within these reservations to individual tribal members and for tribal community use. Born in 1876, Aspaas married schoolteacher Allie Maud Ward (1881-1959) on July 15, 1905. Together they had six children- Ralph Ward Aspaas (1906-1972), Carl Henry Aspaas (1908-1975), Max Herndon Aspaas (1911-1971), Ellanette Aspaas (b. 1913), Helen Marie Aspaas (1920-2012), and Ruth Louise Aspaas (1922- 1966). By 1920 Ralph was working as a farmer and rancher in Breen, La Plata County, Colorado. He died on September 30, 1939 in Colorado.
Separated Materials:
The nitrate negatives are stored at the National Anthropological Archives.
Provenance:
Gift of Helen R. Aspaas, 2006.
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).
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. 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:
Indians of North America -- Southwest -- Photographs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Photographs  Search this
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Photographs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Indian land transfers -- New Mexico  Search this
Indian land transfers -- Arizona  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1910-1920
Marriage certificates
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ralph Aspaas collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.086
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Ralph Aspaas collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-086
Online Media:

Production Records

Topic:
Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages (Sound recording : 2004)
Creator::
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Programs  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Digital versatile discs
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1993-2005
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of production records created by Howard Bass, Cultural Arts Manager, in the planning and development of the recording, "Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages." Produced in partnership with Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, "Beautiful Beyond" is an anthology of hymns and songs from Native American communities throughout the United States. The recording demonstrates how music helped to preserve and perpetuate Native languages. Communities represented include: Cherokee, Cheyenne, Choctaw Indians, Comanche, Creek Indians, Hopi Indians, Kiowa Indians, Teton Indians (Lakota Indians), Mohawk Indians, Hawaiians, Navajo Indians, Ojibwa Indians, Oneida Indians, Seminole Indians, Tewa Indians, and Yupik Eskimos. Also included are records related to the festivities and performances planned for the opening of National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) building on The Mall in September 2004. Materials include correspondence, biographies, essays, bibliographies, liner notes, recording logs, and audio recordings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 03/21/2011 memorandum, Toda to File; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Hymns  Search this
Sacred songs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Languages  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Yupik Eskimos  Search this
Special events  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Digital versatile discs
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-089, National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Programs, Production Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-089
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Production Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-089

Transcripts

Creator::
National Museum of the American Indian. Film and Video Center  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Date:
1991-1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of transcripts of various National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) workshops, forums, and consultations. Topics covered include repatriation, care and handling of Native American collections, and consultations with the Native American community. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Museums  Search this
Cultural property -- Repatriation  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-025, National Museum of the American Indian. Film and Video Center, Transcripts
Identifier:
Accession 11-025
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Transcripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-025

Production Records

Topic:
Living Voices/Voces Vivas (Sound recording : 2001)
Creator::
National Museum of the American Indian. Community Services Department  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Audiotapes
Date:
1997-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of production records created by the Community Services Department in their work producing "Living Voices/Voces Vivas." "Living Voices/Voces Vivas" was an audio series in English and Spanish featuring profiles of Native Americans and Native Hawaiians today. The profiles feature people of many ages, traditions and perspectives telling their own stories, reflecting the wide range of contemporary Native experience in Canada, Mexico, Panama, and the United States. It consists of 40 profiles in English. Voces Vivas, available on a separate CD, consists of 10 profiles in Spanish.

The production of "Living Voices/Voces Vivas" was overseen by Keevin Lewis of the Community Services Department and Elizabeth Weatherford at the Film and Video Center, National Museum of the American Indian. Materials include release forms, applications, transcripts, production notes, and interview recordings on DAT audiotapes and audiocassettes.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Hawaiians -- Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Canada  Search this
Indians of Mexico  Search this
Indians of South America -- Panama  Search this
Indians of North America -- United States  Search this
Indians of South America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-237, National Museum of the American Indian. Community Services Department, Production Records
Identifier:
Accession 09-237
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Production Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-237

Project Files

Creator::
National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibits Media Office  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Date:
1992-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual recordings created for exhibitions as well as recordings of performances, conferences, or lectures done in conjunction with exhibitions. Exhibitions documented include: Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds; Woven by the Grandmothers: Nineteenth-Century Navajo Textiles from the National Museum of the American Indian; and The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning Among the Kuna of Panama. Materials include VHS, U-Matic, BetacamSP, and Hi8 videotapes; and DAT audiotapes.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Navajo weavers  Search this
Cuna Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Exhibitions  Search this
Indians of North America -- Museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-242, National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibits Media Office, Project Files
Identifier:
Accession 09-242
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Project Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Discovering American Idnian Music 1971

Physical description:
reference one film reel (864 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Music
Place:
North America
United States
Date:
1971
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2003.5.106
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398714

Shelly Whitebird's First Powwow 1977

Physical description:
reference one film reel (288 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
North America
United States
Date:
1977
Topic:
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2003.5.115
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398722

Indians of Early America 1957

Physical description:
reference one film reel (792 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
North America
United States
Date:
1957
Topic:
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America--Hunting  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2003.5.119
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398726

Indian America 1975

Physical description:
reference two film reels (1,152 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
North America
United States
Date:
1975
Topic:
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2003.5.80
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398683

"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

Project Files, 2011

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Office of Education and Museum Programs Media Initiatives Department  Search this
Uniform title:
American Indian Responses to Environmental Challenges (Website)  Search this
Subject:
Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne  Search this
Campo Kumeyaay Nation  Search this
Type:
Digital images
Collection descriptions
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Electronic records
Place:
California, Southern
Leech Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation, Washington
Minnesota
New York (State)
Washington (State)
Date:
2011
Topic:
Education, Secondary  Search this
Educators  Search this
Environmental sciences  Search this
Green technology  Search this
High school students  Search this
Indians of North America--Politics and government  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Middle school education  Search this
Middle school students  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Teachers  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 12-063
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; special restrictions on use of these materials apply; Transferring office; 12/28/2011 memorandum, Toda to Goldstein; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Project Files 1973, 1991-2011 [National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Office of Education and Public Programs Media Initiatives Department]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_306816

Publications, 2007

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Office of Education and Museum Programs Publications Office  Search this
Uniform title:
Do All Indians Live in Tipis?: Questions and Answers from the National Museum of the American Indian (Monograph : 2007)  Search this
Pulling Down the Clouds (Sound recording : 2007)  Search this
Remix: New Modernities in a Post-Indian World (Monograph : 2007)  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Exhibitions
Compact discs
Place:
North America
Date:
2007
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Authors, American  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Indian authors  Search this
Indians in popular culture  Search this
Indians of North America--Public opinion  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America--Study and teaching  Search this
Questions and answers  Search this
Indians of North America--Mixed descent  Search this
Stereotypes (Social psychology)  Search this
Indian art  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 08-111
See more items in:
Publications 1994, 2003-2017 [National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Office of Education and Museum Programs Publications Office]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_279690

Legends of Tanana 1973

Physical description:
reference one film reel (972 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
North America
United States
Alaska
Date:
1973
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Legends  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2003.5.55
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398643

Cultural lessons for teachers of American Indians, Alaskan natives and Canadian first nations / [10th Annual National American Indian Cultural Curriculum Development Workshop, July 8-13, 1990, Juneau, Alaska ; sponsor: American Indian Institute, Continuing Education & Public Service, University of Oklahoma ... ; booklet editor, Guyneth Cardwell ; booklet co-editors: Anita Chisholm, Carolyn Holloway]

Author:
National American Indian Cultural Curriculum Development Workshop (10th : 1990 : Juneau, Alaska)  Search this
Cardwell, Guyneth  Search this
Chisholm, Anita  Search this
Holloway, Carolyn  Search this
University of Oklahoma American Indian Institute  Search this
University of Oklahoma Continuing Education and Public Service  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 142 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Alaska
Canada
Date:
1990
[1990]
Topic:
Education  Search this
Indians of North America--Education  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_472410

American Indian communication systems : teacher guide, teacher information and student activities / Anoka-Hennepin Independent School District No. 11, Indian Education Program ; [developed by Priscilla Buffalohead ; graphics and artwork by Robert DesJarlait]

Author:
Buffalohead, Priscilla  Search this
DesJarlait, Robert  Search this
Indian Education Program (Anoka-Hennepin School District No. 11 (Minn.))  Search this
Physical description:
24 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Juvenile works
Date:
1988
©1988
Topic:
Indians of North America--Communication--Study and teaching (Elementary)  Search this
Indians of North America--Communication  Search this
Picture-writing, Indian--Study and teaching (Elementary)  Search this
Picture-writing, Indian  Search this
Indians of North America--Social life and customs--Study and teaching (Elementary)  Search this
Call number:
E98.P6 B84 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_793684

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