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Sound recording

Collector:
Marr, John Paul  Search this
Informant:
Thompson, Kokel  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
1 Disc (17.5in)
Culture:
Coquille Indians  Search this
Coos (Kusan)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Discs
Sound recordings
Date:
APR 1941
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.00000987
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Local Note:
Disc Note:Jpm List:JPH Lr Marr
SEE COQ CT33, 19 MINS:COQ CT34, 20 MINS, 7.50IPS
Aluminum disc
Other Title:
2nd I-1 Indian Dance Song 2nd I-5 Old Fashioned Card Game Song, Thru I-9 2nd J-6 Sol Chuck, Indian Dance Song, Thru J-9
2nd I-2 Hee Wah, Dance Song, I-3 and J-1 Thru J-5
2nd I-4 Mountain Song
Place:
Oregon
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Coquille language  Search this
Athapascan languages  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Collection Citation:
Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
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John P. Harrington Papers
John P. Harrington Papers / John Peabody Harrington Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref16547
Online Media:

Sound recording

Collector:
Marr, John Paul  Search this
Informant:
Fuller, Louey  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
1 Disc (17.5in)
Culture:
Siletz  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Discs
Sound recordings
Date:
APR 1941
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.00001229
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Local Note:
Disc Note:Jpm List
Aluminum disc
Other Title:
1st C Continuation Coyote Story (English) 1st D-3 Same 1st D-4 Same 1st D-5 Gambling Song (Indian)
1st D-1 Same (English)
1st D-2 Indian Dance Song (Indian)
Place:
Oregon
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Tillamook language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Collection Citation:
Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The preferred citation for the Harrington Papers will reference the actual location within the collection, i.e. Box 172, Alaska/Northwest Coast, Papers of John Peabody Harrington, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

However, as the NAA understands the need to cite phrases or vocabulary on specific pages, a citation referencing the microfilmed papers is acceptable. Please note that the page numbering of the PDF version of the Harrington microfilm does not directly correlate to the analog microfilm frame numbers. If it is necessary to cite the microfilmed papers, please refer to the specific page number of the PDF version, as in: Papers of John Peabody Harrington, Microfilm: MF 7, R34 page 42.
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John P. Harrington Papers
John P. Harrington Papers / John Peabody Harrington Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-95-ref16789
Online Media:

Santa Fe, NM: General Material

Collection Creator:
National Congress of American Indians  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947
Collection 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).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast 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.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Collection Title, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Congress of American Indians records
National Congress of American Indians records / Series 1: NCAI Conventions and Mid-year Conferences
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-010-ref42
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Santa Fe, NM: Proceedings

Collection Creator:
National Congress of American Indians  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947
Collection 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).
Collection Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast 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.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Collection Title, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
National Congress of American Indians records
National Congress of American Indians records / Series 1: NCAI Conventions and Mid-year Conferences
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-010-ref44
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William Wildschut Photograph Collection

Creator:
Wildschut, William  Search this
Names:
Curly, approximately 1856-1923  Search this
Plenty Coups, 1848-1932  Search this
Two Leggings, ca. 1847-1923  Search this
Extent:
183 Negatives (photographic)
21 Photographic prints
Culture:
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Postcards
Date:
1870-1930
bulk 1917-1928
Summary:
The William Wildschut photograph collection contains 183 photographic negatives, and 89 post cards. From 1917 to 1928 William Wildschut studied the Apsáalooke people through interviews, photography, and the collection of cultural objects. In 1921 Wildschut was hired as a field man by George Gustav Heye the director of the Museum of the American Indian, Wildschut officially collected and conducted field expeditions in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Canada, and North Dakota on behalf of the Museum until 1928. Wildschuts photographs include portrait style photos of Apsáalooke people, special events, daily reservation life, interments, and encampments. Tribes represented in this collection are primarily Apsáalooke, the postcard collection consists of other tribes including Lakota, Arapaho, and other unidentified tribes.
Scope and Contents:
The William Wildschut collection contains 183 photographic negatives, and 21 photographic prints. The photographic negatives were made by Wildschut between 1917 and 1928. The majority of the photographs in this collection are of Apsáalooke people and their reservation, however the postcard collection consists of over 14 instances of people from unidentified tribes. Wildschut photographed Apsáalooke chiefs, leaders and their families in portrait style poses and his subjects are usually dressed in their finest. He also photographed events such as Crow fair, veteran celebrations, parades, ceremonies, and interments.

The Apsáalooke are a people of the northern plains, their ancestral territory is in Yellowstone River valley, which extends from present-day Wyoming, through Montana and into North Dakota, where it joins the Missouri River. Today the Crow Indian Reservation in located in south-central Montana which covers roughly 2,300,000 acres of land and it is the fifth-largest Indian reservation in the United States. The Crow are known for their horsemanship, exquisite beadwork, clan system, historic war societies, 7th Calvary scouts, prolific chiefs, and beautiful homeland.

Series 1: Apsáalooke chiefs and leaders photographed in portrait style taken between 1917-1928. Wildschut captured images of many of the last Apsáalooke war chiefs who were, at the time, adjusting to a new life on the reservation. Many of the chiefs and leaders Wildschut photographed were dealing with new issues such as the Allotment Act, the Indian Citizenship Act, implementation of boarding schools, and government imposed regulations on traditional practices.

Series 2: Groups of Apsáalooke people in various situations. These photographs were taken at social events such as parades, dances, celebrations, and at the 45th annual Battle of the Little Big Horn.

Series 3: Apsáalooke people (individuals and families) in various situations. Some photographs are portrait style poses and others are casual instances. The Crow, who call themselves Apsáalooke or Biiluuke, are people of the Northern Plains. The Apsáalooke people continue to maintain their language and remain resilient in their cultural practices, they still identify themselves through a clan system, these clans are Ashshitchíte/the Big Lodge, Ashhilaalíoo/ Newly Made Lodge, Uuwatashe/ Greasy Mouth, Ashíiooshe/ Sore Lip, Xúhkaalaxche/ Ties the Bundle, Biliikóoshe/ Whistling Waters, Ashkápkawiia/ Bad War Deeds, and the Aashkamne/ Piegan clan.

Series 4: Photographs of the reenactment of the Battle of the Little Big Horn in Garryowen, MT in 1921. The Battle of the Little Bighorn was fought along the banks of the Little Bighorn River, in south central Montana on June 25-26, 1876. The 7th Regiment of the U.S. Cavalry engaged in armed combat with the Lakota, Sioux, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes. The site of the battlefield is located on the Crow Indian reservation which is where Wildschut photographed the re-enactment. This event involved actual survivors of the event and many other re-enactors.

Series 5: Casual photographs of non-ceremonial dances, parades, fairs, races and rodeos. The Apsáalooke enjoy a very social culture, they revel in coming together to sing, dance, and celebrate as often as possible. This is called baasaxpilúua (Celebration). Baasaxpilúua allows families and clans to reunite and solidify their bonds. One such occasion is the annual Crow Fair celebration that takes place on the Crow reservation, on the third week of August. The Crow parade is a stunning exhibition of beadwork adorning people, horses and various types of floats. The beadwork of the Crow people is among the most technically proficient and visually exquisite in the world.

Series 6: Encampments with tipis (ashtáale) and tents. Wildschuts photographs of encampments are on the Crow reservation, Fort Custer, and at the Billings fair (a fair that Crows would go to parade, dance, camp and watch races and rodeos). The Apsáalooke call the tipi ashtáale, which translates to real home. Wildschut was not allowed into the tipi to photograph, there is only one photographic instance where he took photographs of a family in a tipi [N31145] and [N31146].

Series 7: Restricted Photographs of interments, ceremonies, sacred spaces and objects). As an ethnographer William Wildschut spent time studying Crow culture. He interviewed Crow people and even witnessed ceremonial events. Wildschut developed relationships with certain Crows who allowed him the honor of being present when private sacred bundles where opened. In some cases Wildschut was allowed to photograph these sacred events. Not all Apsáalooke people agree with these permissions, however the Crow people understand that those who allowed Wildschuts presence did so for their own purposes. The Apsáalooke come from a living culture and still maintain their language, culture and beliefs. They have respectfully requested that these photographs not be made public.
Arrangement note:
This collection is arranged into eight series by people, events, locations and postcards. Series 1: Apsáalooke Chiefs (Bacheeítche), Series 2: Apsáalooke Groupings, Series 3: Apsáalooke People, Series 4: 45th Annual Battle of the Little Big Horn, Series 5: Parades, Dances, and Events, Series 6: Encampments, Series 7: Restricted Content, Series 8: Postcards.
Biographical/Historical note:
William Wildschut was born Willem Wildschut on March 30, 1883, in Jisp, Holland. He married in 1909 in Leicester, England, and moved with his wife to Trier, Germany, where he was in charge of a cigarette factory. This began a long period during which Wildschut and his family moved frequently between Holland, Canada, and the western United States, usually while Wildschut was managing factories. In 1917 Wildschut moved his family to Billings, Montana where he worked in Farm Mortgages, this work took him to Hardin, Mt. (a small farming community 43 miles east of Billings), which borders the Crow Indian reservation and once served as an economic hub for the Apsáalooke people. William was fascinated with the Crow and began purchasing medicine bundles, war shirts, and various other items from the Crow which he found a market for with George Gustav Heye the founding Director of the Museum of the American Indian. In 1922, Heye purchased Wildschut's medicine bundle collection and hired him as a field man. From 1921 to 1928 Wildschut officially collected and conducted field expeditions in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Canada, and North Dakota on behalf of the Museum. Wildschut was also a collector of photographs. In the late 1920's he distributed a series of postcards that featured Native American people. These postcards featured his own photos as well as those of other photographers. During his employment with the Museum of the American Indian he was made a member of the Explorer's Club, and published several articles in the Museum's series "Indian Notes". On May 1, 1928, after the death of two of Heye's major benefactors, Wildschut was let go. In 1929 Wildschut and his family relocated to California where he worked for different mortgage companies. 1936 he was transferred to Oakland, California where he remained until his passing on January 7, 1955.

According to letters from him wife, William Wildschut was given a Crow name and was close friends with many Crow people. She also wrote that he believed it was his calling to do the work with Indians, however when he was released from employment with MAI he became distraught and never spoke of Indian people again. There are few stories about William Wildschut that remain in Crow Country, one is that his name was "Xaapaliiashilish" (Bundle Buyer) which is fitting considering he purchased and hundreds of sacred bundles from the Crow, which are now in Museums and Private Collections all over the world.

William Wildschut wrote several book manuscripts during his time with the Crow, three were later edited and published, these include: Crow Indian Beadwork (New York: Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation: 1959), Crow Indian Medicine Bundles (New York: Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation: 1960) and Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior which was published in 1967.
Related Materials:
Additional William Wildschut papers (WA MSS S-2386) are located at Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and The Yale Collection of Western Americana, New Haven, Connecticut.

The National Museum of the American Indian holds additional William Wildschut material such as letters, notes, receipts, and objects descriptions in the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation records, 1890-1989. They can be found in Series 6: Collectors, Box 284, Folder 14 to Box 286, Folder 6.
Separated Materials:
Originally, a collection of Fred E. Miller photographs purchased by William Wildschut were marked as William Wildschut photographs and were included in this collection. They have since been identified by Dorothy Munson, curator of the Fred E. Miller Collection, in Housatonic, Massachusetts, and have been processed separately as the Fred E. Miller photograph collection.
Provenance:
The Wildschut photograph collection was purchased from William P. Wreden of Palo Alto, California, by Frederick Dockstader, director of the Museum of the American Indian, in 1964. Mrs. Wildschut had given the negative collection to Frederick Moore, a friend of the Wildschuts, for his personal collection. However, when Moore's bookselling business went bankrupt the Wildschut images ended up as part of the bankruptcy sale and were purchased by Wreden. Many of the postcards in this collection were taken years after Wildschuts death, these post cards were possibly added to the collection by Fredrick Moore or William P. Wreden.
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). Certain photographs have been restricted due to cultural sensitivity.
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, 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.
Topic:
Crow Indians -- Social life and customs -- Photographs  Search this
Crow Indians -- Dances -- Photographs  Search this
Historical reenactments  Search this
Crow Indians -- Montana -- Crow Indian Reservation -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Negatives (photographic)
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Wildschut photograph collection, Item Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.033
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William Wildschut Photograph Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-033
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Lewis and Clark, (sculpture)

Title:
Lewis-Clark Statue, (sculpture)
Monument to Lewis & Clark, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Keck, Charles 1875-1951  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Meriwether  Search this
Clark, William  Search this
Sacajawea  Search this
Medium:
Figure group: bronze; Base: Balfour pink granite
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Charlottesville Department of Parks & Recreation 1300 Pen Park Road Charlottesville Virginia 22901
Located Lewis and Clark Exploratory Center Darden Towe Park Charlottesville Virginia 22901
Date:
Dedicated Nov. 21, 1919. Removed July 10, 2021
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Portrait female--Full length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Occupation--Other--Explorer  Search this
History--United States--Lewis & Clark  Search this
History--United States--Westward Expansion  Search this
Animal--Bird--Eagle  Search this
Emblem  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAS 76006586
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_17410

Athapaskan Potlatch in Tetlin #1 November 22, 1966 [sound recording]

Creator:
De Laguna, Frederica 1906-2004  Search this
Jimmie Joe  Search this
Performer:
David, Titus  Search this
Physical description:
1 reel; 5 inch
Culture:
Athapaskan  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America Subarctic  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Type:
Ritual (events)
Place:
Tetlin (Alaska)
Date:
1966
November 22, 1966
Topic:
Potlatch--Athapaskan  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
De Laguna Sound Recording 43
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Frederica de Laguna Sound Recordings 1952-1973
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_271121

Seminole 8, July 25, 1940 [sound recording]

Creator:
Freeman, Ethel Cutler 1886-1972  Search this
Densmore, Frances 1867-1957  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc; 78 rpm
Culture:
Seminole Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
Glades County (Fla.)
Date:
1940
July 25, 1940
Topic:
Seminole Indians--dances  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Local number:
Freeman Sound Recording 8
See more items in:
Ethel Cutler Freeman Sound Recordings 1940-1970
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_271498

Choctaw-Chickasaw Dances and Songs, Vol. 1 [sound recording]

Creator:
Howard, James Henri  Search this
Performer:
Adam Sampson  Search this
Mose, Ardis  Search this
Bienum Pickins  Search this
Physical description:
1 reel; 7 inch, 7 1/2 ips
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Chickasaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Songs
Dance
Place:
Oklahoma
Date:
1979
Topic:
Choctaw Indians--dances  Search this
Chickasaw Indians--dances  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Choctaw language  Search this
Chickasaw language  Search this
Local number:
Howard Sound Recording 6
See more items in:
James Henri Howard Sound Recordings 1960-1979
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_271573

Choctaw-Chickasaw Dances and Songs, Vol. 2 [sound recording]

Creator:
Howard, James Henri  Search this
Performer:
Adam Sampson  Search this
Mose, Ardis  Search this
Bienum Pickins  Search this
Physical description:
1 reel; 7 inch, 7 1/2 ips
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Chickasaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Dance
Place:
Oklahoma
Date:
1979
Topic:
Choctaw Indians--dances  Search this
Chickasaw Indians--dances  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Choctaw language  Search this
Chickasaw language  Search this
Local number:
Howard Sound Recording 7
See more items in:
James Henri Howard Sound Recordings 1960-1979
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_271578

Mississippi Choctaw Songs #1 (Claude Medford's tape) [sound recording]

Creator:
Howard, James Henri  Search this
Medford, Claude  Search this
Physical description:
1 reel; 7 inch, 7 1/2 ips
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southern States  Search this
Type:
Dance
Topic:
Choctaw Indians--dances  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
Choctaw language  Search this
Local number:
Howard Sound Recording 14
See more items in:
James Henri Howard Sound Recordings 1960-1979
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_271585

Howard, James H. 1978. Review of Indian Dances of North America, Their Importance to Indian Life, by Reginald and Gladys Laubin. American Indian Quarterly 4(2): 184-186

Collection Correspondent:
Woolworth, Alan R.  Search this
Weslager, C.A.  Search this
Witthoft, John, 1921-1993  Search this
Swauger, James Lee  Search this
Turnbull, Colin  Search this
Horn, Frances L.  Search this
Garcia, Louis  Search this
Fogelson, Raymond D.  Search this
Hodge, William  Search this
Hayink, J.  Search this
Feder, Norman  Search this
Ervin, Sam J. Jr  Search this
Feraca, Stephen E., 1934-  Search this
Feest, Christian F.  Search this
Cree, Charlie  Search this
Davis, Edward Mott  Search this
De Busk, Charles R.  Search this
Iadarola, Angelo  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
Bunge, Gene  Search this
Cavendish, Richard  Search this
Clifton, James A.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Blake, Leonard W.  Search this
Dean, Nora Thompson  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Smith, John L.  Search this
Swanton, John Robert  Search this
Sturtevant, William C.  Search this
Peterson, John H.  Search this
Paredes, J. Anthony, 1939- (James Anthony)  Search this
Schleisser, Karl H.  Search this
Reed, Nelson A.  Search this
Medford, Claude W.  Search this
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich  Search this
Opler, Morris Edward  Search this
Nettl, Bruno, 1930-  Search this
Kraft, Herbert C.  Search this
Johnson, Michael G.  Search this
Lindsey-Levine, Victoria  Search this
Kurath, Gertrude  Search this
Collection Creator:
Howard, James H., 1925-1982 (James Henri)  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1978
Collection Restrictions:
The James Henri Howard papers are open for research. Access to the James Henri Howard papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
James Henri Howard Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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James Henri Howard Papers
James Henri Howard Papers / Series 2: Writings and Research / 2.5: Printed Publications by Howard / 1976-1979
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1994-30-ref233

Edward Adamson Hoebel photographs of Shoshoni and Comanche people and dances

Creator:
Hoebel, E. Adamson (Edward Adamson), 1906-1993  Search this
Names:
Laboratory of Anthropology (Museum of New Mexico)  Search this
Linton, Ralph, 1893-1953  Search this
Extent:
33 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1933-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Edward Adamson Hoebel during a 1933 Laboratory of Anthropology field school session led by Ralph Linton. They consist of images of Comanche people, including a Comanche brush dance at Walters, Oklahoma, and images of Shoshoni people during a sun dance at Fort Hall, Idaho, in 1934.
Biographical/Historical note:
Edward Adamson Hoebel (1906-1993) was an anthropologist and educator who pioneered studies of the legal systems of pre-literate societies. He received his PhD in anthropology from Columbia University in 1934, publishing his dissertation, "The Political Organization and Law-ways of the Comanche Indians," after conducting field research on Comanche legal systems at the Santa Fe Laboratory of Anthropology under the direction of Ralph Linton. Hoebel taught sociology and anthropology at New York University from 1929 until 1948 and later became a professor, head of the anthropology department, and Dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of Utah. Hoebel took visiting professorships at the universities of Harvard, Chicago, Nijmegen, Arizona, and Lehigh and served as president of the American Ethnological Society and the American Anthropological Association. He retired as Regents' Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 91-9
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Reports and correspondence by Hoebel held in the National Anthropological Archives in the American Ethnological Society records, Bureau of American Ethnology Administrative File, Esther Schiff Goldfrank Papers, and Raoul Weston LaBarre Papers.
Additional photographs of Comanche Indians at Walters held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7505.
The American Philosophical Society holds the E. Adamson Hoebel Papers.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Sun Dance  Search this
Indian dance -- North America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 91-9, Edward Adamson Hoebel photographs of Shoshoni and Comanche people and dances, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-9
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-91-9

Photographs of R. O. Sweeny Drawings of Dakota Indians

Creator:
Sweeny, Robert Ormsby, 1831-1902  Search this
Extent:
16 Prints
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Consists of 20 photos of drawings by Robert Ormsby Sweeny, made in Minnesota in 1852.
Contents: 4489: Artist's titles: [1.] Interior Dakota Bark house. [2.] Dakota or Sioux women Tanning and dressing skins. [3.] Dakotas telling stories and preparing for a hunting party. [4.] Bark hunting lodge of Dakotas or Sioux Indians. [5.] "Fire hunting" of the Sioux. [6.] Sioux spearing fish. [7.] Shakapes and Le petite Corbeaus bands playing ball at Shakapes village. [8.] Dakota Doctor or Sorcerer preparing charms for the sick. [9.] Dakota Doctor exorcising the evil spirit from the sick. [10.] Dakota medicine men showing their secret charms to each other. [11.] Dance Worship of Oank-tay-hee Taku-wakan- The supernatural giant. [12.] Dakota Indians dancing the Sun Dance. [13.] Bark Houses or Summer Lodges of Dakotas. [14.] Return Dance of a successful War party of Dakotas. [15.] Begging Dance of the Dakotas or Sioux. [16.] Dakota or Sioux squaws gathering Wild Rice for Winter food. [17.] Dog Dance of the M'de wakan ton Sioux or Dakotas. [18.] Dakota or Sioux Indians racing ponies. [19.] M'de Wakanton wan Dakota burial place, "Black Dogs Village" Minnesota. [20.] Wa-pa-ton Sioux or Dakota Ceremonies of the Thunder Bird "Travers des Sioux."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4489
Local Note:
Filed: Dakota original prints (no negatives). Mounted in album.
Restrictions:
Purchased 1956 from the British Museum for reference only. Publication permission as well as additional prints sould be obtained directly from the British Museum, which owns the originals.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Toys and games -- playing ball  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Medicine -- medicine men  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Dance  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Habitations and other structures  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Hide preparation  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Death and mortuary customs  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Rituals, formulas and ceremonies  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4489, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4489
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4489

MS 2822 Cheyenne stories and ethnological notes collected by Truman Michelson

Creator:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
American Horse, 1840-1908  Search this
Bull Thigh, circa 1829-  Search this
Grasshopper, circa 1857-  Search this
Handing Crow (Cheyenne)  Search this
Iron Shirt, circa 1835-  Search this
Left Hand Bull, circa 1826-  Search this
Medicine Top  Search this
Sweet Medicine, circa 1867  Search this
White Bull, circa 1835-  Search this
White Eagle, circa 1853-  Search this
Somers, William Abe, circa 1865-  Search this
Duster, Albert, circa 1889- (interpreter)  Search this
Wolf Chief, circa 1851  Search this
Extent:
158 Pages
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Field notes
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Place:
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Date:
1910
Scope and Contents:
Cheyenne stories and ethnological notes collected by Truman Michelson at the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana. Michelson worked with William Somers, White Bull, White Eagle, Albert Duster, Wolf Chief, Left Hand Bull, American Horse, Grasshopper, Iron Shirt, Medicine Top, Handing Crow, Sweet Medicine, and Bull Thigh. The topics include camp divisions, war societies, weapons, dances, camp circle, personal narratives, and origin myths. Somers, who served as translator for Michelson, also authored many of the stories in this collection. These include: "Story of Great Foolish Dogs Society," "Morning Star or White Rabbit," "The Star Husband," "Indian looking for work," and "Story of Pipe and Smoke."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2822
Local Note:
Title changed from "Ethnological notes on Cheyenne origin myths, camp divisions, war societies, weapons, dances, camp circle, and personal narratives and stories, August-September 1919" 4/1/2014.
Topic:
Social structure  Search this
Indian dance -- North America  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Folklore
Narratives
Manuscripts
Citation:
Manuscript 2822, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2822
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2822
Online Media:

MS 1791 Notes on Southern Arapaho linguistics, ethnology, and mythology from Jesse Rowlodge

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Informant:
Rowlodge, Jesse, circa 1884-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook (99 pages)
Culture:
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notebooks
Field notes
Vocabulary
Narratives
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
Notes collected by Truman Michelson from Jesse Rowlodge on Southern Arapaho linguistics, ethnology, and mythology. Primarily Arapaho terms and phrases with English glosses. On page 67 is text dictated by Rowlodge on Arapaho migration across the Missouri River. The text is in Arapaho with both interlinear and free translations in English. There are also some loose sheets at the end of the notebook handwritten by Rowlodge. Among these is text by Rowlodge on the sun dance.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1791
Local Note:
Title changed from "Linguistics; some ethnology and mythology 1929" 3/13/2014.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Arapaho language  Search this
Migration, Internal  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Indian dance -- North America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Narratives
Citation:
Manuscript 1791, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1791
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1791
Online Media:

American Indian Social and Political memorabilia, circa 1970-2006

Creator:
Amiotte, Arthur  Search this
Dancer, David  Search this
Great Plains Indian Rodeo Association  Search this
Greeves, R. V  Search this
Herd, Stan  Search this
Montileaux, Donald  Search this
No Heart, Daryl  Search this
No Neck, Delbert  Search this
Red Bear, Martin Dakota, Oglala  Search this
Runnels, Vic  Search this
Tarnowski, Glen  Search this
Tsinhnahjinnie, H  Search this
Turnbull, Susan  Search this
Under Baggage, Richard  Search this
Akwesasne Mohawk Counselor Organization  Search this
Akwesasne Notes  Search this
American Indian Dance Theatre  Search this
American Indian Heritage Foundation  Search this
American Indian Higher Education Consortium  Search this
American Indian Resources Institute  Search this
Bacone College  Search this
Black Hills State University  Search this
Chadron State College  Search this
Cherokee National Historical Society Inc  Search this
Colorado State University  Search this
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde  Search this
Coos County Indian Education Coordination Program  Search this
DQ University  Search this
Dallas-Fort Worth Inter-Tribal Association  Search this
Eight Northern Indian Pueblo Council  Search this
Idyllwild School and Museum for the Arts  Search this
Institute of American Indian Art  Search this
Lakota Archives and Historical Research Center  Search this
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe  Search this
Miss Arizona Indian Pageant  Search this
National Indian Health Board  Search this
Native Amercian Rights Fund  Search this
Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center  Search this
Northwest Indian Child Welfare Association  Search this
Oglala Lakota College  Search this
Oglala Sioux Black Hills Steering Committee  Search this
Pine Ridge Child Protection Team  Search this
Plains Indian Cultural Center  Search this
Oscar Howe Art Center  Search this
Red Cloud Indian School  Search this
Sinte Gleska College  Search this
St. Francis Indian School  Search this
St Mary's Mission School, Red Lake  Search this
Suquamish Museum  Search this
Tulsa Indian Arts Festival  Search this
United Southern and Eastern Tribes  Search this
Culture:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Fox Indians  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Potawatomi Indians  Search this
Omaha Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Yavapai Indians  Search this
Sauk Indians  Search this
Tonkawa Indians  Search this
Yakama Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America Plateau  Search this
Type:
Memorabilia
Collection descriptions
Ephemera
Place:
North America
Date:
1970
1970-2006
circa 1970-2006
20th century
Topic:
Politics--American Indian  Search this
Health--American Indian  Search this
AIDS (Disease)--Prevention  Search this
Pow wows--American Indian  Search this
Rodeos--American Indian  Search this
Child care--American Indian  Search this
Indian art  Search this
Dances--American Indian  Search this
Sports--American Indian  Search this
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_87931

Miscellaneous notes (Series 14)

Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill  Search this
Collection Creator:
Taylor, Lyda Averill  Search this
Culture:
Alibamu  Search this
Alibamu  Search this
American Indian -- Mexico -- Dances  Search this
Coushatta (Koasati)  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Also includes notes relating to Mexican Indian dances
Arrangement:
14 items
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4658 (14)
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4658, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4658 Field notes and ethnographic material on Alabama, Choctaw, and Koasati (latter incomplete), plus a partial Southeast comparative ethnology of southeastern U.S.
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4658-ref14

Indian ceremonial dances in the Southwest, a block-book

Creator:
Stewart, Dorothy N. (Dorothy Newkirk), 1891-1955  Search this
Stewart, Dorothy N. (Dorothy Newkirk), 1891-1955  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Place:
Santa Fe, N.M.
Date:
copyright 1950
Topic:
American Indians in art  Search this
Dance  Search this
Relief prints  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14631
See more items in:
Dorothy Stewart papers, 1925-1955
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14631

Acoma War Dancer

Artist:
Awa Tsireh, born San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM1898-died San Ildefonso Pueblo, NM ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
watercolor, ink, and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 3/4 x 7 1/8 in. (27.4 x 18.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1920-1925
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\Indian dress  Search this
Ceremony\dance\War Dance  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Acoma  Search this
Object\musical instrument\castinets  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin
Object number:
1979.144.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7fb40ae50-9007-43d7-a207-80d1b497af03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.144.21

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