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Nez Perce oral narratives / Haruo Aoki and Deward E. Walker, Jr

Author:
Aoki, Haruo  Search this
Walker, Deward E  Search this
Subject:
Coyote (Mythological character)  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 631 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Idaho
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Folklore  Search this
Nez Percé language--Texts  Search this
Call number:
E99.N5A56 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_373345

Blood of the monster : the Nez Perce coyote cycle / Deward E. Walker, Jr., in collaboration with Daniel N. Matthews ; illustrations by Marc Seahmer

Author:
Walker, Deward E  Search this
Matthews, Daniel N  Search this
Seahmer, Marc  Search this
Subject:
Coyote (Mythological character)  Search this
Physical description:
244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Folklore  Search this
Nez Percé mythology  Search this
Tricksters  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_513646

Nez Perce coyote tales : the myth cycle / Deward E. Walker, Jr. in collaboration with Daniel N. Matthews ; illustrations by Marc Seahmer

Author:
Walker, Deward E  Search this
Matthews, Daniel N  Search this
Subject:
Coyote (Mythological character)  Search this
Physical description:
244 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Northwest, Pacific
Date:
1998
1994
Topic:
Folklore  Search this
Nez Percé mythology  Search this
Tricksters  Search this
Tales  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_687474

Nu mee poom tit wah tit (Nez Perce legends) / Allen P. Slickpoo, Sr., director ; Leroy L. Seth, illustrator ; Deward E. Walker, Jr., technical advisor

Title:
Nez Perce legends
Author:
Slickpoo, Allen P  Search this
Seth, Leroy L  Search this
Walker, Deward E  Search this
Subject:
Coyote (Mythological character)  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 214 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Northwest, Pacific
Date:
1972
C1972
Topic:
Legends  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_814811

MS 683 Nez Perce Legends

Collector:
Williams, Lewis D.  Search this
Culture:
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1896
Scope and Contents:
Contents: (a)- 10 numbered legends with text and interlinear translation. 209 pages. (b)- Notebook containing legends, and an article on the "Origin of Shamanism- Animal Worship."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 683-a-b
Other Title:
Origin of Shamanism- Animal Worship
General:
Previously titled "Legends."
Topic:
Folklore -- Nez Perce  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 683-a-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS683
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms683

MS 3675 Letter to George Gibbs

Creator:
Gray, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1889  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
American Indian -- Northwest Coast  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
July 3, 1869
Scope and Contents:
Contains brief remarks on the languages, religious practices, and legends of various northwestern tribes, including the Cayuse, Kalapuya, Shoshone, Nez Perce, Wallawalla, Chehalis, etc.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3675
Local Note:
Promises to make and send corrected version of the "vocabulary of the Indian languages made by Rev S. Parker in 1835," [Journal of an Exploring Tour beyond the Rocky Mountains in the Years 1835-37, Ithaca, 1838, pages 327-338.] and "contents of Gray's history of Oregon" [A History of Oregon, 1792-1849, Portland, 1870]. Neither of these has been found in National Anthropological Archives, 11/1971.
autograph letter signed
Topic:
Religion -- American Indian -- Northwest Coast  Search this
Folklore -- American Indian -- Northwest Coast  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3675, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3675
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3675

Nez Perce texts / by Haruo Aoki

Author:
Aoki, Haruo  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 137 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
C1979
Topic:
Nez Percé language--Texts  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_552448

Native Americans

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
Beginning with the first Festival in 1967, Native American presentations demonstrated the vitality of craft traditions, culinary arts, song and dance, and folklore. The 1974 Native American program marked the fifth year in a series of regional programs, to culminate in the Bicentennial Festival in 1976 with a comprehensive national program. More than 90 participants joined the Festival, primarily from the Western States of California, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Colorado; special programs on sports and games brought tribal members from elsewhere in the country.

Among the tribes participating in the 1974 Festival were (from California) the Tolowa, Pomo, Hoopa, Yurok, Karok, Luiseno, Maidu, Cahuilla, as well as (from the Basin and Plateau States) Paiute, Shoshone, Kaibab, Northern Ute, Ute Mountain, Southern Ute, and Nez Perce. Sports and games were presented by Creek, Cherokee, Eskimo, Acoma, Athabaskan, Jemez, and Laguna participants. Pomo basket makers, Karok netmakers, Yurok canoe carvers, a Tolowa reed boat weaver, and cooks from Yurok, Hoopa, Karok and Cahuilla tribes of California demonstrated crafts and foodways.

Performances took place in a California plank house and a Basin/Plateau tipi, with workshops and discussions in a Learning Center, and sports and games in a dedicated area. The Learning Center was a multimedia venue designed as an introduction to contemporary Indian communities and their traditional backgrounds. Such topics as the Indian Family, Native Community, and Contributions to America were discussed by participants, while Festival visitors could attend language classes, learn Indian songs, and view photographs of contemporary and historic Native Americans.

Carole Parker served as program coordinator, assisted by Thomas Kavanagh; the California program was coordinated by Joy Sundberg (Yurok); the Basin/Plateau program, by Jim Jefferson (Southern Ute); and the sports and games, by Matt Waconda and Ethan Bigpond. The multi-year program was shaped by the Native Americans Advisory Group, including Louis Bruce, Clydia Nahwooksy, Dell Hymes, William Sturtevant, Samuel Stanley, Herman Viola, Carnes Burson, and Robert Byington. Major sponsors for the 1974 program included the Public Information Office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Department of the Army, the Coalition of Eastern Native Americans and the Louisiana Pacific Redwood Corporation.

The following year (1975) saw the last regional Native American program, with the Bicentennial Festival providing a national overview, including some participants who returned from previous years.
Participants:
California

Tolowa

Sheryl Bommelyn, dancer

Loren Bommelyn, dancer

Kara Brundin, dancer

Brenda Green, dancer

John Green, dancer, singer

Carl James, dancer

Samuel Lopez, 1886-1977, singer

Billy Richards, dancer

Mark Richards, dancer

Marvin Richards, dancer, singer

Nicole Richards, dancer, cook

Don Stunrick, dancer

Pomo

Elsie Allen, 1899-1990, basket maker

Dewey Barnes, 1932-2006, fishtrap maker

Rose Barnes, 1929-, dancer

Elvina Brown, dancer

James Brown II, dancer

James Brown III, dancer

Kenneth Fred, 1929-, singer, dancer

Bernadine Hopper, 1918-1999, dancer

Nelson Hopper, Pomo, shell jeweler, Finley, California

Hoopa

Eleanor Abbott, basket maker

Warren Abbott, dancer

Anthony Risling, 1912-2004, fishnet maker

Yurok

George Blake, bow maker, Eureka, California

Ella Johnson, basket maker

Sam Jones, 1913-1996, salmon cook

Walter Lara, Yurok, canoe carver, Eureka, California

Ella Norris, 1892-1982, Wiyot-Yurok, salmon cook, Crescent City, California

Josephine Peters, 1923-2011, jeweler

Pamela Peters, dancer

Mark Sundberg, dancer

Lisa Sundberg, cook, dancer

Tom Williams, canoe carver

Karok

Francis Davis, Sr., 1929-, fishnet maker

Luiseno

Villiana Hyde, 1903-1994, discussant

Maidu

Gladys Mankins, 1912-1985, bead worker, dancer

Seymore Smith, 1891-, singer

Cahuilla

Katherine Saubel, cook

Basin/Plateau

Paiute

Marie Brown, bead worker, cook

Stannard Frank, 1923-1989, discussant

Lily George, 1911-1977, Paiute, tule boat maker, Ely, Nevada

Madaline Kaamasee, doll maker

Lena Murphy, dancer

Marjorie Stark, Paiute, 1911-2001, basket maker, Ely, Nevada

Shoshone

Ella Bear, 1907-1983, hide tanner

Jimmy Dan, dancer, singer

Agnes Gould, 1925-1991, dancer

Audrey Gould, bead worker

Austin Gould, dancer, singer

Vincent Ponzo, buckskin worker

Kaibab

Dan Bullets, 1906-1990, Kaibab, hide tanner, Fredonia, Arizona

Alva Drye, Kaibab, basket maker, Fredonia, Arizona

Lucille Jake, 1920-1997, Kaibab, bead worker, basket maker, Fredonia, Arizona

Lita Sigmiller, Kaibab, basket maker, Fredonia, Arizona

Northern Ute

Irene Coch, bead worker, dancer

Loya Gardner, 1913-2004, dancer

Maxine Natchez, dancer

Ute Mountain

Cliff Duncan, pow wow MC

Bonnie Hatch, Ute Mountain, dancer, Towaoc, Colorado

Sarah Hatch, Ute Mountain, dancer, potter, Towaoc, Colorado

Danny Tallbird, 1926-1996, Cheyenne, dancer, Towaoc, Colorado

Ruby Tallbird, 1934-2004, Ute Mountain, buckskin worker, Towaoc, Colorado

Tony Tallbird, Ute Mountain, dancer, Towaoc, Colorado

Southern Ute

Ramona Eagle, Southern Ute, dancer, Ignacio, Colorado

Dan Jefferson, dancer

Tim Jefferson, dancer

Bonnie Kent, 1918-1989, Southern Ute, dancer, Ignacio, Colorado

Elsie Kent, dancer

Nez Perce

Randall Ellenwood, dancer

Wilfred Halfmoon, dancer

Owen Slickapoo, dancer

Allen Slickpoo, discussant

Sports and Games

Creek

Paul Culley, 1931-1993, Creek, stickball, Wetumka, Oklahoma

Paula Culley, 1963-, Creek-Seminole, stickball, Wetumka, Oklahoma

Jeannie Fixico, 1953-, Creek, stickball, Seminole, Oklahoma

Emma Lowe, 1942-, Creek, stickball, Holdenville, Oklahoma

Larry Soweka, 1945-, Creek, stickball, Henryetta, Oklahoma

Cherokee

George Dixon, 1946-, Cherokee, archer, Muskogee, Oklahoma

Larry Rackliff, 1952-, Cherokee, archer, Tahlequa, Oklahoma

Lyman Vann, 1907-1985, Cherokee, archer, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Pete Vann, 1948-, archer

Eskimo

Laura Bergt, sports

Les Bodfish, sports

Reggie Joule, sports

Roger Kunayak, sports

Acoma

Gordon Joe, 1955-, Acoma, track runner, Paraje, New Mexico

Athabaskan

Fred Titus, sports

Jemez

Steven Gachupin, 1942-, Jemez, track coach, Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico

Laguna

Emmet Hunt, 1948-, Laguna-Acoma, cross country coach, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bruce Allen Romero, 1959-, track, Paguate, New Mexico

Meldon R. Sanchez, 1959-, runner, San Fidel, New Mexico
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1974 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1974, Series 6
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1974 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1974-ref577

MS 2339 Nez Perce or Numipu legends

Collector:
Phinney, Archie  Search this
Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
26 Pages
Culture:
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
February 13, 1927
Scope and Contents:
Contains 2 legends.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2339
Topic:
Folklore -- Nez Perce  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2339, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2339
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2339
Online Media:

Smithsonian Notable Books for Children, 1995

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 01 Nov 1995 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_bde5ec62429af524f8ed674cc4f3b9b4

Folk-tales of Salishan and Sahaptin tribes / collected by James A. Teit [and others] ; edited by Franz Boas

Title:
Folktales of Salishan and Sahaptin tribes
Author:
Boas, Franz 1858-1942  Search this
Teit, James Alexander 1864-1922  Search this
Farrand, Livingston 1867-1939  Search this
Gould, Marian K  Search this
Spinden, Herbert Joseph 1879-1967  Search this
Washington State Library Classics in Washington History  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 205 pages ; 26 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
British Columbia
Date:
1917
Topic:
Salishan Indians  Search this
Shahaptian Indians  Search this
Coyote (Legendary character)  Search this
Call number:
E99.S21 F64 1917
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1083985

Legends told by the old people of many tribes / Complied by Adolf Hungrywolf

Author:
Hungrywolf, Adolf 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
127 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
North America
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Indian mythology  Search this
Tales  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782834

Artistry in Native American myths / Karl Kroeber

Author:
Kroeber, Karl 1926-2009  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 292 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Indian mythology  Search this
Legends  Search this
Animals--Folklore  Search this
Tricksters  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_599946

Traditional literatures of the American Indian : texts and interpretations / compiled and edited by Karl Kroeber

Author:
Kroeber, Karl 1926-2009  Search this
Physical description:
162 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1981
C1981
Topic:
Indian literature--History and criticism  Search this
Folk literature, Indian--History and criticism  Search this
Call number:
PM155 .T7X
PM155.T7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_133354

Nez Percé texts, by Archie Phinney

Author:
Phinney, Archie  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 497 p. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1934
Topic:
Nez Percé language--Texts  Search this
Legends  Search this
Call number:
E99.N5 P57 1934
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_60578

Nez Percé texts / by Archie Phinney

Author:
Phinney, Archie  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 497 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Texts
Folklore
Date:
1969
1934
Topic:
Nez Percé language  Search this
Call number:
PM2019 .P45 1969
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_917450

Tales of the Nez Perce / by Donald M. Hines

Author:
Hines, Donald M. 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Joseph Nez Percé Chief 1840-1904  Search this
Physical description:
232 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1984
C1984
Topic:
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_921870

Legends of the great chiefs / [compiled] by Emerson N. Matson

Author:
Matson, Emerson N  Search this
Physical description:
125 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm
Type:
Folklore
Date:
1984
Topic:
Indians of North America--Kings and rulers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_954180

In a circle long ago : a treasury of native lore from North America / by Nancy Van Laan ; illustrated by Lisa Desimini

Author:
Van Laan, Nancy  Search this
Illustrator:
Desimini, Lisa  Search this
Physical description:
128 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 27 cm
Type:
Folklore
Date:
1995
C1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_970424

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