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A kingdom of water adaptation and survival in the Houma Nation J. Daniel d'Oney

Author:
D'Oney, J. Daniel  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Louisiana
Date:
2020
Topic:
Houma Indians--Politics and government  Search this
Houma Indians--History  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Ethnic Studies--Native American Studies  Search this
Houma Indians  Search this
Call number:
E99.H72 D66 2020 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145417

Canoe

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Point au Chien, Bayou Lafourche (Point de Chien); Lafourche Parish; Louisiana; USA
Date created:
1895
Catalog Number:
20/161
Barcode:
200161.001
See related items:
Houma
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61927569d-5e0b-4441-9de3-68c05abf516a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_213867

Doll with cradle/cradleboard

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Marie Billiot Dean (Marie Biyot Dean/Marie Billiout Dean), Houma, 1916-2010  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual (Qualla Arts & Crafts Cooperative/Qualla Arts & Crafts Coop/Qualla Crafts), 1946-  Search this
Object Name:
Doll with cradle/cradleboard
Media/Materials:
Spanish moss, palmetto fiber, ribbon, button/buttons
Techniques:
Braided, plaited, stitched
Dimensions:
33.5 x 14 x 12.2 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Dulac; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1986
Catalog Number:
25/5402
Barcode:
255402.000
See related items:
Houma
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65b632dab-9b0f-48aa-8482-8acf1583f552
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271267
Online Media:

Male mallard duck figure

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Artist/Maker:
John Parfait, Houma, b. 1943  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Houma Indian Crafts  Search this
Object Name:
Male mallard duck figure
Media/Materials:
Tupelo, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
11.5 x 4.8 x 5.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Dulac; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Date created:
December 1980
Catalog Number:
25/6976
Barcode:
256976.000
See related items:
Houma
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ea993c69-7428-49d5-8340-3ea82539ce7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272860
Online Media:

Basket "start"

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Janie Verret Luster (Janie V. Luster), Houma  Search this
Previous owner:
Janie Verret Luster (Janie V. Luster), Houma  Search this
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Basket "start"
Media/Materials:
Palmetto fiber
Techniques:
Coiled
Dimensions:
61.0 x 43.0 x 5.0 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Louisiana; USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 2000
Catalog Number:
26/6716
Barcode:
266716.000
See related items:
Houma
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f40c25e5-383d-45a9-97fa-4b073be4cbe9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_392109
Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Possible owner:
Marie Billiot, Houma  Search this
Mr. Dadard, Houma  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Woodsplints, wood
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
19/8278
Barcode:
198278.000
See related items:
Houma
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a9fb50bc-8407-44ea-8045-ce49c2166679
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_211750
Online Media:

Mortar

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Previous owner:
Francois Galle, Houma  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Mortar
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
36.5 x 36.5 x 67.5 cm
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Houma; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8483
Barcode:
018483.000
See related items:
Houma
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws659a89679-f2b2-4082-abf3-cf3dee2b1f34
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19732
Online Media:

Blowgun dart

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Object Name:
Blowgun dart
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
20/844
Barcode:
200844.000
See related items:
Houma
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6988af0d9-1333-427f-8630-76e8d9d88d05
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_214682
Online Media:

Basket handbag/purse

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Marie Billiot Dean (Marie Biyot Dean/Marie Billiout Dean), Houma, 1916-2010  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Marie Billiot Dean (Marie Biyot Dean/Marie Billiout Dean), Houma, 1916-2010  Search this
Object Name:
Basket handbag/purse
Media/Materials:
Palmetto fiber
Techniques:
Plaited, sewn
Dimensions:
38 x 19.7 x 31 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Dulac; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Date created:
1976
Catalog Number:
25/5381
Barcode:
255381.000
See related items:
Houma
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f0cd6669-cd64-4ba7-b112-072a6310819a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271246
Online Media:

Blowgun

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Previous owner:
Bartoleme Billiot (Bartoleme Billiout/Bartoleme Biyot), Houma  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Blowgun
Media/Materials:
Cypress, cordage, tree pitch/gum
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term:
ga na pa
Place:
Houma; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8468
Barcode:
018468.000
See related items:
Houma
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ab46e3ff-61e7-4072-84d5-f8dcfb67a223
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19716
Online Media:

Female mallard duck figure

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Artist/Maker:
John Parfait, Houma, b. 1943  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Houma Indian Crafts  Search this
Object Name:
Female mallard duck figure
Media/Materials:
Tupelo, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
11.5 x 5 x 5.4 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Dulac; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Date created:
December 1980
Catalog Number:
25/6973
Barcode:
256973.000
See related items:
Houma
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65ebdc3e8-3865-4503-876c-ef21360943cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272857
Online Media:

Finger trap (unfinished)

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Object Name:
Finger trap (unfinished)
Media/Materials:
Palmetto fiber
Techniques:
Plaited
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling
Place:
Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
19/8280
Barcode:
198280.000
See related items:
Houma
Games, Toys, Gambling
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65a6ce14d-1765-4c37-9bca-e5ca0b7794f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_211752
Online Media:

Male doll

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Object Name:
Male doll
Media/Materials:
Spanish moss
Techniques:
Modeled
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
20/4164
Barcode:
204164.000
See related items:
Houma
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws641f2b694-eed8-439f-8493-3b0d7e0fb980
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_218145
Online Media:

Doll

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Object Name:
Doll
Media/Materials:
Spanish moss
Techniques:
Modeled
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
21/3285
Barcode:
213285.000
See related items:
Houma
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6dfac151a-3560-48d4-bf40-f28ac63a7e92
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_227288
Online Media:

Water vessel (No image available)

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Previous owner:
Alexander Fitch, Houma  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Water vessel (No image available)
Media/Materials:
Gourd
Techniques:
Cut
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Houma; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8438
Barcode:
018438.000
See related items:
Houma
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b3ed2630-0dd1-41e5-a75f-bac3af75bee5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19686

Male wood duck figure

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Artist/Maker:
attributed to John Parfait, Houma, b. 1943  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Houma Indian Crafts  Search this
Object Name:
Male wood duck figure
Media/Materials:
Tupelo, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
16.5 x 6.8 x 8.2 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Dulac; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Date created:
1980-1981
Catalog Number:
25/6950
Barcode:
256950.000
See related items:
Houma
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60f1a9525-7c63-49f9-8620-deee526f61e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272834
Online Media:

Male wood duck figure

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Artist/Maker:
John Parfait, Houma, b. 1943  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Houma Indian Crafts  Search this
Object Name:
Male wood duck figure
Media/Materials:
Tupelo, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
10.9 x 4.5 x 5.4 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Dulac; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Date created:
1980-1981
Catalog Number:
25/6975
Barcode:
256975.000
See related items:
Houma
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws650db72ee-4f6c-49eb-a42b-e68f2bca22df
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272859
Online Media:

Winnowing basket

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Previous owner:
Felicite Billiot (Felicite Billiout/Felicite Biyot), Houma  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Object Name:
Winnowing basket
Media/Materials:
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques:
Twill-plaited
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Native Term:
ma L'e
Place:
Houma; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
1/8448
Barcode:
018448.000
See related items:
Houma
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6607b3422-89e8-4402-817f-8cbb425a7fd8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_19696
Online Media:

Blowgun

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Object Name:
Blowgun
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
20/843
Barcode:
200843.000
See related items:
Houma
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d57614d8-ea1b-48c7-af0d-3b060fe4f34a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_214681
Online Media:

Canoe basket

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe basket
Media/Materials:
Cypress, wood
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Point au Chien, Bayou Lafourche (Point de Chien); Lafourche Parish; Louisiana; USA
Catalog Number:
20/160
Barcode:
200160.000
See related items:
Houma
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws602b0ca26-30d7-4b85-a3b4-9b93e3f497cd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_213865
Online Media:

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