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The Huarochirí manuscript : a testament of ancient and Colonial Andean religion / translation from the Quechua by Frank Salomon and George L. Urioste ; annotations and introductory essay by Frank Salomon ; transcription by George L. Urioste

Author:
Salomon, Frank  Search this
Urioste, Jorge  Search this
Avila, Francisco de ca. 1573-1647  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 273 p. : map ; 29 cm
Type:
Texts
Place:
Peru
Huarochirí (Province)
Date:
1991
Topic:
Quechua mythology  Search this
Religion  Search this
Incas--Religion  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Quechua language  Search this
Call number:
F3429.3.R3M3513 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_411549

MS 1998-86 Lucien A. Spencer reports on the Seminole

Creator:
Spencer, Lucien A.  Search this
Extent:
55 Items (5.5 linear inches.)
Culture:
Seminole  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Dictionaries
Photographs
Reports
Date:
circa 1913-1928
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of reports, dictionaries and indexes relating to Indians of North America and to the Seminole Indians in Florida in particular, circa 1913-1928. The materials were compiled using the records of the Bureau of American Ethnology by Lucien A. Spencer, who was Special Commissioner to the Florida Seminoles for what was then called the Office of Indian Affairs. Includes information on history, myths and legends, costume, social customs, religious practices, language, agriculture and architecture. Two black and white photographs of Spencer are also present.
Biographical / Historical:
Lucien A. Spencer was an Episcopal minister who was appointed special commissioner for the Florida Seminoles in 1913; he held the position until 1930. During his tenure, there was an emphasis on introducing agricultural methods to the Seminoles.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1998-86
Topic:
Indian architecture -- North America  Search this
Indian mythology -- North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Agriculture  Search this
Indians of North America -- Clothing  Search this
Indians of North America -- Florida  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Seminole Indians -- History  Search this
Seminole language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Dictionaries
Photographs
Reports
Citation:
Manuscript 1998-86, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1998-86
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1998-86

MS 1312 Aryan elements in Indian Mythology

Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages
Culture:
Omaha  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Comparison of four of Grimm's tales with three Omaha myths. The Grimm's stories are in the hand of James Mooney.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1312
Local Note:
manuscript document and typescript document signed
Topic:
Folklore -- Omaha  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1312, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1312
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1312

Traditional papermaking and paper cult figures of Mexico / by Alan R. Sandstrom and Pamela Effrein Sandstrom

Author:
Sandstrom, Alan R  Search this
Sandstrom, Pamela Effrein 1954-  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 327 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Paper industry  Search this
Material culture  Search this
Religion  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Call number:
F1219.3.P3S26 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_286325

Mitología de los bocotás de Chiriquí / Enrique Margery Peña

Author:
Margery Peña, Enrique  Search this
Physical description:
180 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Legends
Texts
Legends (texts)
Place:
Panama
Date:
1994
Topic:
Indian mythology  Search this
Guaymi Indians  Search this
Indians of Central America  Search this
Guaymi language  Search this
18.91 American Indian languages  Search this
Buglere  Search this
Guaymi (Indiens)--Légendes  Search this
Indiens--Légendes  Search this
Mythologie indienne  Search this
Call number:
F1565.2.G8 M32 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_489802

Die Mythen sehen : Bilder und Zeichen vom Amazonas / herausgegeben von Mark Münzel

Author:
Münzel, Mark  Search this
Museum für Völkerkunde Frankfurt am Main  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes (763 pages) : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Amazon River Region
Amazonie
X Amazonie
Date:
1988
Topic:
Indian art  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Indios (brasil)  Search this
Mitologia e mito  Search this
Arte indigena (brasil)  Search this
Arqueologia/pre-historia (brasil)  Search this
Art indien  Search this
Indiens--Religion  Search this
Call number:
F2519.1.A6 M98 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_400395

Symbolism of the Huichol Indians by Carl Lumholtz

Author:
Lumholtz, Carl 1851-1922  Search this
Former owner:
United States Indian Arts and Crafts Board DSI  Search this
Physical description:
pages 1-228 illustrations, plates I-IV (3 color) 2 maps 37 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Sierra Madre Occidental
Date:
1900
Topic:
Huichol art  Search this
Religion  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Indians of Mexico--Religion  Search this
Shamanism  Search this
Mythology  Search this
Symbolism  Search this
Huichol (Indiens)  Search this
Huichol Indians--Religion  Search this
Call number:
E99.H78 L95 1900
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1032405

Magische Vorstellungen und Bräuche der Araukaner im Spiegel spanischer quellen seit der Conquista, von Elisabeth Gerdts-Rupp

Author:
Gerdts-Rupp, Elisabeth Frau 1888-  Search this
Hamburgisches Museum für Völkerkunde  Search this
Physical description:
166 p. map. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Place:
South America
Chile
Date:
1937
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Magic  Search this
Call number:
F3126.G47X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_264599

Notes on the ethnology of British Columbia by F. Boas

Author:
Boas, Franz 1858-1942,  Search this
Physical description:
pages 422-428 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
British Columbia
Date:
1887
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Call number:
E78.B9 B64 1887
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1015642

Making history the role of history in contemporary Native American art by Leah Diane Cluff

Author:
Cluff, Leah Diane  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 230 pages color illustrations
Type:
Books
Academic theses
Place:
North America
United States
Canada
Date:
2013
Topic:
Indian art--Themes, motives--History and criticism  Search this
Indian artists--History and criticism  Search this
Indian mythology--In art--History and criticism  Search this
Indigenous art--Themes, motives--History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110609

Religionen der naturvölker (1902/03) von K. Th. Preuss

Author:
Preuss, Konrad Theodor 1869-1938  Search this
Physical description:
pages [232]-263 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1904
Topic:
Indian mythology  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religions  Search this
Indians of North America--Religion  Search this
Call number:
E98.R3 P74 1904
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_983936

Myths and legends of the Pacific Northwest especially of Washington and Oregon selected by Katharine Berry Judson

Author:
Judson, Katharine Berry  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 159 pages, [48] leaves of plates illustrations, portraits 23 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Northwest Coast of North America
North America
Date:
1916
Topic:
Indian mythology  Search this
Legends  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Call number:
E78.N77 J83 1916
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_984444

Religionen der Naturvölker Amerikas, 1906-1909 von K. Th. Preuß

Author:
Preuss, Konrad Theodor 1869-1938  Search this
Physical description:
pages [212]-301 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1911
Topic:
Indian mythology  Search this
Religion  Search this
Indians--Religion  Search this
Call number:
E59.R38 P74 1911
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_988723

Navaho myths, prayers and songs with texts and translations by Washington Matthews ; edited by P.E. Goddard

Author:
Matthews, Washington 1843-1905  Search this
Author:
Goddard, Pliny Earle 1869-1928  Search this
Physical description:
[21]-63 pages 27 cm
Type:
Texts
Place:
North America
Date:
1907
Topic:
Indian mythology  Search this
Religion  Search this
Navajo language  Search this
Navajo language--Texts  Search this
Indians of North America--Religion  Search this
Call number:
PM2009 .M38 1907
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_976290

The journey of the soul an address delivered before the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia, January 4th, 1883 by Daniel G. Brinton

Author:
Brinton, Daniel G (Daniel Garrison) 1837-1899  Search this
Author:
Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia  Search this
Physical description:
9 pages 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1883
Topic:
Indian mythology  Search this
Religion  Search this
Mythology, Comparative  Search this
Mythology  Search this
Soul  Search this
Indians--Religion  Search this
Call number:
E59.R38 B75 1883
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_951427

The Indian and nature by Alice C. Fletcher

Author:
Fletcher, Alice C (Alice Cunningham) 1838-1923  Search this
Physical description:
pages 467-473 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1915
Topic:
Indian mythology  Search this
Religion  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Indians of North America--Religion  Search this
Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Call number:
E98.R3 F545 1915
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_955543

Griever, an American monkey king in China / Gerald Vizenor

Author:
Vizenor, Gerald Robert 1934-  Search this
Author:
Vizenor, Gerald Robert  Search this
Physical description:
240 pages ; 22 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
China
Date:
1987
1990
1970-1979
Topic:
Fiction  Search this
American fiction  Search this
American literature  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Tricksters  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Mythology, Chinese  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_436145

A coyote reader / William Bright

Author:
Bright, William 1928-2006  Search this
Subject:
Coyote (Mythological character)  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 202 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Folklore
Translations into English
Place:
North America
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Legends  Search this
Indian poetry  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_442922

Altperuanische Kunst

Author:
Ubbelohde-Doering, Heinrich 1889-1972  Search this
Lehmann, Walter 1878-1939  Search this
Physical description:
3 p. l., 18 p. 76 pl. on 44 l. 33 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Peru
Date:
1936
Topic:
Art  Search this
Religion  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
N6713.D6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_264660

Historia de la religión en Mesoamérica y áreas afines : coloquio / Barbro Dahlgren de Jordán, editora

Author:
Dahlgren de Jordán, Barbro  Search this
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas  Search this
Coloquio de Historia de la Religión en Mesoamérica y Areas Afines (1st : 1983 : Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico)  Search this
Physical description:
303 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Latin America
Central America
Mexico
Date:
1987
Topic:
Religion--Congresses  Search this
Shamanism  Search this
Indian mythology--Congresses  Search this
Indian mythology  Search this
Religion  Search this
Congresses  Search this
Call number:
F1434.2.R3 C719 1983
F1434.2.R3C719 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_333308

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