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Skin & Bones - Meet the Scientist: William Temple Hornaday

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Skin & Bones - Animal Life: American Bison

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National Museum of Natural History  Search this
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Snow Day at Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute: Jan. 3, 2022

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National Zoo  Search this
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2022-01-04T20:20:51.000Z
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Pets & Animals  Search this
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Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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National Zoo
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#NatZooZen: American Bison Wallowing

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National Zoo  Search this
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2020-07-11T13:01:45.000Z
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People & Blogs  Search this
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Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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National Zoo
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American Bison Return to Smithsonian's National Zoo

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National Zoo  Search this
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2014-08-27T15:11:43.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
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American Bison and American Indian Nations

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National Zoo  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2014-08-27T15:12:02.000Z
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National Zoo
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Casey Anderson's Wild Tracks 105: Backyard Bison

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2019-12-06T16:30:00.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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Smithsonian Channel
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Tenacious of life the quadruped essays of John James Audubon and John Bachman John James Audubon and John Bachman ; edited and with original commentary by Daniel Patterson and Eric Russell

Author:
Audubon, John James 1785-1851  Search this
Bachman, John 1790-1874  Search this
Author:
Audubon, John James 1785-1851 Quadrupeds of North America  Search this
Editor:
Patterson, Daniel 1953-  Search this
Russell, Eric  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (lxviii, 352 pages) illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
North America
Amérique du Nord
Date:
2021
Topic:
Naturalists--History  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Naturalistes--Histoire  Search this
Mammifères  Search this
NATURE / Essays  Search this
Naturalists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155955

B-Roll: American Bison Exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

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National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Interviews
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2014-08-27T18:03:42.000Z
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Extinction and the Human Four American Encounters

Author:
Sweet, Timothy  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (201 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Place:
America
Amérique
Date:
2021
Topic:
American literature--History and criticism  Search this
Human-animal relationships--History  Search this
Human-animal relationships in literature  Search this
Human ecology in literature  Search this
Animals in literature  Search this
Mammals--Effect of human beings on  Search this
Whales--Effect of human beings on  Search this
American bison--Effect of human beings on  Search this
Extinction (Biology)  Search this
Extinction, Biological  Search this
Relations homme-animal--Histoire  Search this
Relations homme-animal dans la littérature  Search this
Écologie humaine dans la littérature  Search this
Animaux dans la littérature  Search this
Mammifères--Effets de l'homme sur  Search this
Baleines--Effets de l'homme sur  Search this
Bison d'Amérique--Effets de l'homme sur  Search this
Extinction (Biologie)  Search this
LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General  Search this
American literature  Search this
Human-animal relationships  Search this
Call number:
PS169.A54 S94 2021 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156283

Folder 2 Allen, Harrison Jr. - Allen, Joel Asaph. Correspondents include Joel Asaph Allen (1887-1901). Allen served as curator of the Department of Mammalogy and Ornithology of the American Museum of Natural History. Much of the correspondence regards ...

Container:
Box 3 of 154
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Inquiries related to specimens should be directed to the appropriate museum registrar.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 189, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Correspondence and Memoranda
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Correspondence and Memoranda
Correspondence and Memoranda / Box 3
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0189-refidd1e581

Photographs and microfilm of Paul Kane paintings and sketchbook

Creator:
Kane, Paul, 1810-1871  Search this
Extent:
1 Copy negative (acetate)
1 Roll (microfilm)
84 Copy prints
Culture:
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Odawa (Ottawa)  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Potawatomi  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cree  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Cowichan  Search this
Klallam (Clallam)  Search this
Cowlitz  Search this
Chinook  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy negatives
Roll
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of sketches and paintings made by Paul Kane in 1845-1856, including portraits and scenes of camps, dances, and a buffalo hunt, relating to the Ojibwa, Ottawa, Menominee, Potawatomi, Eastern Sioux, Cree, Assiniboine, Chinook, Cowlitz, Clallam, Cowichan and Babine. The sketchbook, of which the microfilm may be incomplete, includes many of the same subjects as the paintings, as well as artifacts, scenic views and scenes from Kane's studies in Europe. The collection also includes a photostat of the catalog published in Kane's "Wanderings of an Artist..." and a typed list of the captions for the sketches.
Biographical/Historical note:
Paul Kane (1810-1871) was born in Ireland and emigrated to Toronto (then called York) when he was nine. He worked as a decorative furniture painter before turning to portrait painting and studying art at centers throughout Europe. Inspired by George Catlin's paintings documenting the Plains Indians, Kane set out on an expedition from Fort William (Thunder Bay) to Fort Vancouver to document the peoples of the Northwest. From 1845-1848, Kane traveled amongst tribes of the Great Plains, Pacific Northwest, and elsewhere, sketching and describing his experiences in a journal. When Kane returned to Toronto, he published "Wanderings of an artist among the Indians of North America" (1859) and made over 100 paintings based on his journal sketches, commissioned by George William Allen. The entire Allen collection was later purchased by Sir Edmund Osler and donated to the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4428, NAA Photo Lot 4427
Reproduction Note:
Copy prints and microfilm made by the Royal Ontario Museum of Archaeology.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 4427, have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 4428. These are photographs of paintings by Kane in the Royal Ontario Museum and were donated with the photographs of sketches already filed in this collection.
Additional photographs of paintings by Kane held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4642 and the BAE historical negatives.
Contained in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Restrictions: Publication rights granted to Bureau of American Ethnology or Smithsonian Institution staff members for use of small selections of the material; collection not to be published in its entirety. Royal Ontario Museum wishes to be informed when and where illustrations are used. Persons outside the Smithsonian Institution must obtain publication permission as well as photographic prints from the Royal Ontario Museum; the Smithsonian may not make copy negatives for the general distribution of prints.
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Dance  Search this
Camps  Search this
Hunting  Search this
American bison  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 4428, Photographs and microfilm of Paul Kane paintings and sketchbook, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4428
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fbfbb5ad-2b26-4006-8b8d-3ceb8f594622
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4428

Bird Carson photographs of Cheyenne River Indian Reservation

Photographer:
Carson, Bird  Search this
Extent:
93 Photographs
Culture:
Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux  Search this
Minneconjou Lakota [Cheyenne River]  Search this
Oohenonpa Lakota [Cheyenne River]  Search this
Itazipacola Lakota [Cheyenne River]  Search this
Hunkpapa Lakota [Cheyenne River]  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
circa 1890-1920
Summary:
This collection contains 93 photographs shot by amateur photographer Bird Carson (1842-1925) depicting daily life on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, circa 1890-1920. Bird worked as a housekeeper for the local school and her husband John Franklin Carson worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs as a teacher at Cherry Creek Day School on the Reservation.
Arrangement:
Photographs arranged in the original order in which they were organized and donated to NMAI.
Biographical / Historical:
Bertha "Bird" Louise Pickering Carson was born to Hannah Binford Pickering (1842-1925) and Philip Pickering (1837-1909) in Iowa on August 18, 1872. In 1891, she married John Franklin Carson (1860-1935) and they lived on the Cheyenne River Agency at Cherry Creek in South Dakota circa 1890-1920. John Franklin worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs as a teacher on the reservation and census records show that Bird Carson served as a housekeeper. The couple had four children: Catherine Hannah Carson Spain (1895- 1980); Franklin Morris Carson (1898-1941); John Henry Carson (1900-1964); and Philip D. Carson (b. circa 1902).

Bird Carson was an amateur photographer and photographed daily life on the reservation.
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[Excerpt below is from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe website (2022) which borrows text from Cheyenne River Sioux by Donovin Sprague. Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, S.C., 2003.]

The name Sioux is part of the Ojibway/Chippewa/Anishinabe word "Nadoweisiweg," which the French shortened to Sioux. The original word meant "little or lesser snakes/enemies." The Sioux are really three groups comprised of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota, each having slightly different language dialects. Geographically, the Lakota are the most western of the groups and there are seven distinct bands. Four of the Lakota bands (Minnicoujou, Itazipco, Siha Sapa, and Oohenumpa) are located on the land known as the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. The other three (the Oglala of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Hunkpapa at Standing Rock Reservation, and Sicangu at the Rosebud Indian Reservation and also at Lower Brule Indian Reservation), are all located in western South Dakota. The Standing Rock Reservation also stretches into North Dakota. Some of the Lakota also settled in Canada at Wood Mountain Reserve in Saskatchewan beginning in 1876. Collectively the bands are part of the Oceti Sakowin (Seven Council Fires) of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota.

The present land base of the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation was established by the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty. Prior to this, the bands placed within this reservation knew no boundary to their territory. They were a hunting people and traveled frequently in search of their main food source, the sacred American bison or buffalo.

The Sioux Agreement Act of 1889 set reservation boundary lines and was named the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. West of the Missouri River was the waters of the Cheyenne River, known to the Lakota as the Good River (Wakpa Waste'). The "Post at Cheyenne River Agency" was established seven miles above Fort Sully on the Missouri River in 1870 and became known as Fort Bennett. Fort Bennett was next to the village named Cheyenne Agency, and was the quarters for the Indian Agent and soldiers. Separate from the fort was the agency town which housed U.S. Government employees and this location would later be moved to higher ground away from the river. The fort and town would be moved a total of four times in the coming years, with the name Cheyenne Agency attached to the town adjoining Fort Bennett. As reservation land was ceded following the Dawes Act of 1887, the town was moved again since it was now off the new reservation boundaries. After 1891, Fort Bennett was closed by the military and the reservation was believed to be safe without a military fort beside it. The next location of the agency would be between the Cheyenne River (Good River) and the Moreau (Owl) River at the site of Chief Martin Charger's camp. It was called Cheyenne Agency.

The final location of the Agency would be to the town of Eagle Butte in 1959, a move necessitated due to the construction of the Oahe Dam near Pierre, South Dakota, which flooded tribal lands along the Missouri River. When people refer to the Old Agency or Old Cheyenne Agency, they are referring to the Agency location prior to the move to Eagle Butte, which is now the tribal headquarters offices. There is also confusion about the name Cheyenne as people often think the four bands here are of the Cheyenne Tribe. Although the Lakota's have been close allies with the Cheyenne, they are, nevertheless, a separate tribe. The tribal headquarters of the Northern Cheyenne are located in Montana and the Southern Cheyenne are in Oklahoma.

The first towns were Evarts and then LeBeau which were trading posts. LeBeau was established by Antoine LeBeau, a French trader. Evarts and LeBeau became non-existent when railroad service left and the town of LeBeau burned. Both locations are now under the waters of the Missouri River. The old main home camps of the Minnicoujou were in the towns of Cherry Creek, Bridger, and Red Scaffold in the western area of the reservation. Cherry Creek is believed to be the oldest permanent community in South Dakota. The home camps of the Oohenumpa went from Iron Lightning, Thunder Butte, Bear Creek, and White Horse along the Moreau (Owl) River. The Siha Sapa located around the Promise and Blackfoot areas in the northeast part of the reservation. Green Grass and On The Tree communities were home to the Itazipco. Green Grass is the home to the sacred Buffalo Calf Pipe. There would soon be some reshuffling of the band locations as allotments were chosen and intermarriage. Many Itazipco joined the Minnicoujou and the Siha Sapa had earlier camped in close proximity to the Hunkpapa on the neighboring Standing Rock Reservation. Today, other communities on or near the reservation include Eagle Butte, Dupree, Red Elm, Takini, Bridger, Howes, Glad Valley, Isabel, Firesteel, Timber Lake, Glencross, Swiftbird, La Plant, Ridgeview, Parade, and Lantry. There are also many rural areas on the reservation.

There are different spelling preferences by individuals of the band names and the spellings in this writing appeared on a tribal flag. An older name for Minnicoujou was Howoju meaning "the people." Minnicoujou means "planters by the water," Itazipco means "Without Bows," and the French called them Sans Arc. Siha Sapa means "Black Foot," and Oohenumpa means "Two boilings/Two Kettle." The Black Foot Lakota should not be confused with the larger Blackfeet/Blackfoot nations of Montana and Canada. Many tribal members are a mixture of the four bands.
Provenance:
Gift of the family of Catherine Spain, 2022.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives 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:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Education  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Bird Carson photographs of Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, image #, NMAI.AC.425; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.425
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv408920998-bab7-4ed2-8a67-3cb282200b4b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-425

The Historic Return of the American Bison

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:18:47 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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Why Is Anyone Opposed to Reintroducing American Bison to the Wild?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:03:46 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
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The Extermination of the American Bison (Yale)

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1934
Collection Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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John Canfield Ewers Papers / Series 11: Personal
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw383ae7d8c-f502-4e81-b7d2-12c14745a62e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref500

5 Cents, United States, 1913

Mint:
United States Mint  Search this
Designer:
Fraser, James Earle  Search this
Physical Description:
copper - nickel (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall:;
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1913
Credit Line:
K. L. Kelly
ID Number:
NU.NU68752.2
Catalog number:
NU68752
Accession number:
245208
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-4d75-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1089040

5 Cents, United States, 1913

Mint:
United States Mint  Search this
Designer:
Fraser, James Earle  Search this
Physical Description:
nickel (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 2.125 cm; 3/32 in x 27/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1913
Credit Line:
K. L. Kelly
ID Number:
NU.NU68752.1
Accession number:
245208
Catalog number:
NU68752
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-4d76-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1089041
Online Media:

5 Cents, United States, 1913

Mint:
United States Mint  Search this
Designer:
Fraser, James Earle  Search this
Physical Description:
copper - nickel (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall:;
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Date made:
1913
Credit Line:
K. L. Kelly
ID Number:
NU.NU68752.3
Accession number:
245208
Catalog number:
NU68752
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-20f4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1089042

American Bison

City:
Washington
Country:
USA
Creation Date:
2014:11:05
Credit Line:
Connor Mallon, Smithsonian's National Zoo
Data Source:
Smithsonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nzp_NZP-20141105-008CPM

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