This scrapbook includes articles, newspaper clippings, letters and photographs from various events and marches Grace participated in regarding the fight for returning surplus lands to Native peoples. These events and materials include--Fishing Rights March (1970) in Yelm, Washington with the McCloud family; Fort Lawton "Surplus" March (1970) in Seattle, Washington; Pit River versus P.G..E. (1970) in Big Bend, California; DQU, Deganawidah Quetzalcoatl University founding (1971) in Davis, California; and documentation as National Commitee Director for the "Return Surplus Lands to Indian People".
The cover and back of the scrapbook binder are in Box 12 since they are oversized.
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Indians from the Reservation at Ignacio, Colorado, making camp in the Garden of ther Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado, to which place a group of about 70, under the leadership of Buckskin Charlie ("War Chief" of the Utes) had come by train to be the feature of the annual "Shan Kive" (good time) of the Pike's Peak region, summer, 1913. H. S. Poley, photographer. Numbers 4251: Numbers 1a-10a: Mrs Buckskin Charlie erecting her tipi. 1a "Buckskin Charlie's squaw preparing to erct her tipi." 46,786-C. 2a "Ready to raise the poles. She used 5 but Charlie's tent is very large." 46,786-D. 3a "Opening out the poles." 46,786-E. 4a "Raising the canvas." 46,786-F. 5a "Straightening the canvas." 46,786-G. 6a "Opening out the canvas over the poles." 46,786-H. 7a "Adjusting canvas at entrance." 46,786-J. 8a "Placing end of pole in socket of ventilating flap." 46,786-K. 9a "Stretching canvas and pegging down the edge of tipi." 46,786-L. 10a "Buckskin Charlie and squaw viewing the camp." Numbers 1b-12b. Erection of the tipi of John Robinson. 1b "Selecting site for tipi." 2b "Selecting first four poles to be tied together." 3b "Opening out the first four poles." 4b "Showing the two poles at entrance." 5b "Adjusting canvas and fastening it to pole." 6b "Canvas on pole in position. Placing the other poles." 7b "Completed tipi." 8b "Neighborly calls." 9b "Her home was ready in less than an hour." 10b "Ute camp--carrying water." 11b "John Robinson--Ute." 12b "Ute camp."
C-Series: Utes of same Band. Photos taken 1 year earlier (1912), in their camp in Monument Valley Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado. C-1 "Luke Snow (Police)." Two men standing, woman seated, outside tipi. C-2 Same. C-3 "Mrs Luke Snow." Woman with cradle on back. C-4 Same, with cradle; another woman with small girl. C-5 Same. C-6 Man, two women, outside tipi. C-7 Woman at tipi entrance. Not clear.