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Bark Cloth Dance Costume Mask

Donor Name:
Dr. Robert Cook  Search this
Culture:
Bribri  Search this
Object Type:
Mask
Place:
North, Panama, Central America
Accession Date:
21 May 1953
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
198355
USNM Number:
E392562-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31dd4a235-69d0-4dae-aa21-e5d32db18aa2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8422685
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Anonymous Cheyenne drawing of Indian man crawling with knife towards a tent, with clothing nearby

Collection Collector:
McDonald, David N.  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (2 leaves, graphite, crayon, and ink, 19 x 32 cm.)
Culture:
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1880
Scope and Contents:
Numbered pages 58 and 59.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08668600

NAA INV 08668700

NAA MS 4452-a1
Album Information:
NAA MS 4452A1 028
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4452-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4452-a Two books of Cheyenne and Arapaho drawings
MS 4452-a Two books of Cheyenne and Arapaho drawings / Book of drawings by anonymous Cheyenne artists
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3aeab102c-a567-4c38-8eb9-8bb3b07d7710
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4452a-ref30
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Pochoir print of Monroe Tsatoke drawing of warrior wearing black clothing

Creator:
Tsatoke, Monroe, 1904-1937  Search this
Collection Artist:
Asah, Spencer, approximately 1908-1954  Search this
Auchiah, James, 1906-1974  Search this
Mopope, Stephen, 1898-1974  Search this
Hokeah, Jack, 1902-1969  Search this
Smoky, Lois, 1907-1981  Search this
Tsatoke, Monroe, 1904-1937  Search this
Collection Collector:
Jacobson, Oscar Brousse, 1882-1966  Search this
Extent:
1 Painting (watercolor applied with pochoir, 89 x 72 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Paintings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
Inscription on verso reads: "Warrior in Black."
Local Numbers:
OPPS NEG 92-10951

NAA INV 09066800

NAA MS 7536
Album Information:
MS 7536 023
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Paintings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 7536, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 7536 Pochoir prints of ledger drawings by the Kiowa Five
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3bede91b0-c141-4e49-8db5-c4059c59f2f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms7536-ref23
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Woman on Unicycle (?); Fifteen Figures in Different Positions, Only Three with Clothing Drawing

Creator:
Hunt, George ?  Search this
Collection Collector:
Hunt, George  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf )
Culture:
Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
n.d
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08684300

NAA MS 7031
Local Note:
drawing
Topic:
Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw)  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 7031, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 7031 Drawings and watercolors of people, animals, boats, ships, and houses
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31c4fdb34-a580-4dc7-8d48-136a1fe1efd8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms7031-ref9

Breast Ornament

Collector:
Emile Granier  Search this
Donor Name:
Emile Granier  Search this
Culture:
Shoshone  Search this
Object Type:
Breast Plate / Tweezers
Place:
Wyoming, United States, North America
Accession Date:
14 Sep 1898
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
034005
USNM Number:
E200934-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3158f6d64-8f0f-4001-a070-9394dfed83aa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8355261
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Doll Cradle

Collector:
Mrs. Mildred H. Loveless  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Mildred H. Loveless  Search this
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
Cheyenne (Tsitsistas, Suhtai)  Search this
Object Type:
Cradle
Place:
Fort Sill, Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Jul 1949
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
183513
USNM Number:
E387302-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a85c9a84-804f-42b4-bbfa-ff3787ee1691
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8421169
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Two Prayer Sticks for Mountains of Four Directions (South) Fur Cattail Leaves (Clothes): Headdress Symbol, Jar Clouds, And Water for Summer (East) Aspen, Corn Leaves (Clothes): Headdress Symbol, Field with Lightning Symbol and Turkey Feathers for Fall ...

Creator:
Hunt, Wolf Robe (Wayne Henry), 1905-1977  Search this
Hunt, Wolf Robe (Wayne Henry), 1905-1977  Search this
Ki-wa  Search this
Growing Plant  Search this
Annotator:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Collection Artist:
Hunt, Wolf Robe, 1905-1977  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf, 010 in x 012 in)
Culture:
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Works of art
Date:
SEP 1928
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08546600
Local Note:
Published: Stirling, M. W.;BAE-B 135, Pls I, 3-17 Pl12A "Original Myth of Acoma"; Drawn by Artist Under Direction of his Father, Gi -Rri, Called Edward Hunt, a Member of Koshari
Colored pencil and watercolor on paper painting laminated
Place:
District of Columbia -- Washington
Genre/Form:
Works of art
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4290, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4290 Drawings of kachinas and ceremonial apparatus
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a4de6060-ac93-437c-a7c3-99419a7f962b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4290-ref34

Two Prayer Sticks for Mountains of Four Directions (North) Spruce Wood/Twigs (Clothes): Headdress Symbol Snow for Winter (West) Pine/Okai Reeds Frome Erly Spring Water Plant (Clothes): Headdress Symbol, Early Leaves for Spring Painting

Creator:
Hunt, Wolf Robe (Wayne Henry), 1905-1977  Search this
Hunt, Wolf Robe (Wayne Henry), 1905-1977  Search this
Ki-wa  Search this
Growing Plant  Search this
Annotator:
Stirling, Matthew Williams, 1896-1975  Search this
Collection Artist:
Hunt, Wolf Robe, 1905-1977  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf, 010 in x 012 in)
Culture:
Acoma Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Works of art
Date:
SEP 1928
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08546700
Local Note:
Published: Stirling, M. W.;BAE-B 135, Pls I, 3-17 Pl12A "Original Myth of Acoma"; Drawn by Artist Under Direction of his Father, Gi -Rri, Called Edward Hunt, a Member of Koshari
Colored pencil and waterolor on paper painting laminated
Place:
District of Columbia -- Washington
Genre/Form:
Works of art
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4290, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4290 Drawings of kachinas and ceremonial apparatus
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw306076dc8-3a91-494d-b37c-e502cbd12e9b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4290-ref35

Anonymous Assiniboine drawings of Assiniboine implements

Annotator:
Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1858  Search this
Collection Collector:
Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1858  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (drawings on 1 mount, ink on blue chain layed paper, tracing cloth, and Manila paper, mounted on paper, mount 26 x 19 cm.)
Culture:
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1853
Scope and Contents:
Inscriptions read: "Fig 1 Elk Shin Bone", "Fig 2 Elk horn iron tool", "Lancet", "Horn for cupping", "Wah heent Kah tool for scraping hides as shaving the skin Fig 2", "Wah heem pack pah Tool for fleshing the hide". Two drawings are on blue chain layed paper, 1 is on architecht's linen, and 4 on manilla paper.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08690100

NAA MS 2600-B-1
Place:
United States North Dakota Fort Union.
United States Dakota Territory Fort Union.
Album Information:
MS 2600B1 009
Topic:
Assiniboin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2600-b-1, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2600-b-1 Anonymous Assiniboine drawings to illustrate Edwin Denig's "Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri"
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw327d7ddd6-ded6-43d5-b168-9a979f33201a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2600b1-ref9

Silver Horn drawing of Sun Dance ceremony, with Taime priest and assistant

Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Collection Creator:
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite, watercolor, and ink, 30 x 35 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1884-1897
Scope and Contents:
Drawing is inscribed by Hugh Scott, "scalp", "cedar", "breech cloth", "Med Keeper", "One of the 4 assts", "center pole", buffalo bull hide", "cedar incense", and "Time". Various objects have been lettered a-g. The inscriptions, excluding the letters, have been scratched out.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 09056900

OPPS NEG 92-11375

NAA MS 4252
Place:
United States Oklahoma Territory Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma. Fort Sill.
United States Oklahoma Territory. Mount Scott.
United States Oklahoma. Mount Scott.
Album Information:
MS 4252 041
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4252, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4252 Military target record book containing drawings by Silver Horn and others and a pictorial diary by Silver Horn
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw389e93e82-43ed-4010-97bc-fa7fcf3f36ed
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4252-ref3

Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation and Cultural Identity - Mobility and Cultural Identity

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/mp4
Uploaded:
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:05:00 EST
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more episodes:
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Live Events
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_c543171eedd3ce00bf23ff6e3666b4b3

French Woodcut After Antoine Simon Le Page Du Page, Histoire de La Louisiane, Paris, 1758, of Woman And Girl from Louisiana (Lower Mississippi Area) Wearing Limbourg Cloth Skirts and Footgear

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (004 in x 007 in mounted on 005 in x 008 in)
Culture:
Chitimacha?  Search this
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1890
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04415200

OPPS NEG.2860FF4

OPPS NEG.1168B5(2)
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint on cardboard mount
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE North America:United States:General 04415200, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1
Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1 / North America / United States / General
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw375114a93-e2fd-400e-8b85-6cb058f26580
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref4618
Online Media:

French Woodcut After Antoine Simon Le Page Du Page, Histoire de La Louisiane, Paris, 1758, of Woman And Girl from Louisiana (Lower Mississippi Area) Wearing Limbourg Cloth Skirts and Footgear

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photomechanical print (003 in x 005 in)
Culture:
Chitimacha?  Search this
Natchez  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photomechanical prints
Photographs
Date:
1890
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04415300
Local Note:
Black and white photomechanical print
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE North America:United States:General 04415300, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1
Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1 / North America / United States / General
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw340b1142c-5afe-4196-a8cc-85a7e6c650c6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref4619
Online Media:

Object

Names:
NMNH  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (010 in x 006 in)
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Guiana  Search this
Pomo  Search this
Coast Salish  Search this
Tlingit  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Rattle Collection, Gourd: Wood: Rawhide: Pebbles: Seeds: Plaited Fiber: Moth Cocoons: Pecten Shell: Feather: Cloth: Tortoise Shell: Deer Dewclaws: Leather
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04416800
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
DC? -- Washington?/NMNH?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE North America:United States:Music 04416800, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1
Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1 / North America / United States / Music
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37a3bcc07-76dc-48bf-a9f7-60de25fd1dc3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref4633
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Object

Names:
NMNH  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photomechanical print (010 in x 006 in)
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Guiana  Search this
Pomo  Search this
Coast Salish  Search this
Tlingit  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photomechanical prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Rattle Collection, Gourd: Wood: Rawhide: Pebbles: Seeds: Plaited Fiber: Moth Cocoons: Pecten Shell: Feather: Cloth: Tortoise Shell: Deer Dewclaws: Leather
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04416900
Local Note:
Black and white photomechanical print
Place:
DC? -- Washington?/NMNH?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE North America:United States:Music 04416900, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1
Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1 / North America / United States / Music
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33082ed25-0717-4ebb-b392-fa874a7a1b05
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref4634
Online Media:

Object

Names:
NMNH  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photomechanical print (010 in x 006 in)
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Chinese  Search this
Hupa  Search this
Spain  Search this
Fijians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photomechanical prints
Photographs
Place:
India
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Rattle Collection, Wrought Iron: Iron Bell: Cloth: Deer Hoof: Beads: Hawk Bell: Bone: Wood: Skin: Cement: Bronze
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04417000
Local Note:
Black and white photomechanical print
Place:
DC? -- Washington?/NMNH?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE North America:United States:Music 04417000, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1
Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1 / North America / United States / Music
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39b6246a2-badd-45ba-8895-32f69d71439d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref4635
Online Media:

John Canfield Ewers Papers

Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Names:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States. National Park Service  Search this
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Denig, Edwin Thompson, 1812-1858  Search this
Taylor, James E. (Artist)  Search this
Extent:
97 Linear feet
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Cree  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1993
Scope and Contents:
The John Canfield Ewers Papers document his wide ranging anthropological interests from early White depictions of Native Americans to the material culture of the Plains tribes through correspondence, exhibit catalogs, field notes, illustrations, lectures, maps, photocopies of archival materials, photographs, and writings. The collection includes materials relating to his numerous research projects and publications such as his books on plains sculpture and Jean Louis Berlandier as well as his field research among the Assiniboin and Blackfoot tribes. Ewers' career as an ethnologist based in a museum is amply documented through correspondence, exhibit plans and scripts, notes, and reports showcasing his work for the National Park Service and his fifty plus years at the Smithsonian. The voluminous correspondence file highlights his close collaboration with individuals such as Stu Conner, Hugh Dempsey, Claude Schaeffer, and Colin Taylor. Ewers' graduate studies and his family are featured in Series XI. One special category of materials in this collection is Series XIV, the card files. Ewers pulled information from his field notes and other sources, classified them, and typed or wrote them up on 3x5 or 5x7 inch index cards. He then organized these files alphabetically by subject within large categories such as "Collecting Alpha by Collectors Name" or "Fur Trade and Trade Goods." The card files include correspondence and photographs and closely relate to materials throughout the rest of the collection. Though Ewers' papers are primarily textual in nature, there are graphic materials throughout his files. Series XIII features the graphic materials that Ewers kept separate from his files such as the contents of his slide cabinets. There is overlap within this series as Ewers kept multiple copies of his slides in various locations. This series also includes audiotapes of conferences and symposia at which Ewers spoke and three scrapbooks. Of note are original pencil and ink drawings from his book, The Horse in Blackfoot Culture, in Series XV. Transcripts of oral history interviews with John Canfield Ewers are also available at the Smithsonian Institution Archives.
Arrangement note:
This collection was organized into 15 series - Correspondence, Research & Subject Files, Research Projects, Trips and Presentations, Artists of the Old West, North American Indian Art, Plains Sculpture Book, Berlandier Project, Smithsonian Institution, National Park Service, Personal, Writings by Ewers, Audiovisual Materials, Card Files, and Art Work.
Biographical/Historical note:
John Canfield Ewers (1909-1997) earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1931 and an M.A. in Anthropology from Yale University in 1934. Ewers began his career in museums as a Field Curator for the National Park Service. He helped design exhibits at Vicksburg National Battlefield and Ocmulgee National Monument among others. In 1941, the Bureau of Indian Affairs hired Ewers to design and establish the Museum of the Plains Indian in Browning, Montana. After a short stint in the Navy during World War II, Ewers joined the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution. He worked at the Smithsonian for over fifty years in numerous capacities including Director of the National Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History). Ewers' research dealt with the Plains Indians and the Blackfoot tribe in particular. Ewers wrote several books on a wide variety of topics including White artists depictions of Native Americans, Plains Indian sculpture, and the horse in Blackfoot Indian culture.
Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Ethnohistory  Search this
Carving  Search this
American Indians -- Plains  Search this
Artists -- United States -- West -- Biography  Search this
American Indians -- Clothing  Search this
American Indians -- arts and crafts  Search this
Museums -- History -- Exhibitions  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Repatriation  Search this
Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1998-35
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John Canfield Ewers Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a79ed527-de46-4681-a92d-bd23575f45f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1998-35

Festival Recordings: Crafts Workshop: Kiowa-Regalia Making; Traditional Crafts and Natural Resources

Creator:
America's Reunion on the Mall Festival  Search this
Recorder:
Garcia, Sarah  Search this
Taylor, Lori Elaine  Search this
Artist:
Morgan, Vanessa Paukeigope, 1952-  Search this
Morgan, Seth Mopope  Search this
DeLorme, Bernadine, 1951-  Search this
McDonald, Marie A.  Search this
Jackson, Mary, 1945-  Search this
Performer:
Morgan, Vanessa Paukeigope, 1952-  Search this
Morgan, Seth Mopope  Search this
DeLorme, Bernadine, 1951-  Search this
McDonald, Marie A.  Search this
Jackson, Mary, 1945-  Search this
DeLorme, Norman, 1952-  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Americans  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Oklahoma
Anadarko (Okla.)
South Carolina
Hawaii
Nevada
Reno (Nev.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Waimea (Kauai, Hawaii)
Track Information:
101 Kiowa Regalia Making / Seth Mopope Morgan, Vanessa Paukeigope Morgan.

102 Traditional Crafts and Natural Resources / Bernadine DeLorme, Marie A. McDonald, Mary Jackson, Norman DeLorme.
Local Numbers:
FP-1993-CT-0024
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, January 17, 1993.
General:
tape 3/4
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Leather  Search this
Beads  Search this
Regalia (Insignia)  Search this
Lei making  Search this
Leis--Hawaii  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Seagrasses  Search this
Natural resources  Search this
Identifier:
CFCH.AVPR, Item FP-1993-CT-0024
See more items in:
CFCH Audiovisual Projects
CFCH Audiovisual Projects / Audio Recordings / America's Reunion on the Mall Festival
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5ce0d3ab2-5525-43aa-b089-42d5bdbd4cb0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-avpr-ref672

Blanket and Cloth Designs Drawing

Creator:
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf)
Container:
Box 26, Folder 381
Culture:
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
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Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09033200
Local Note:
drawing
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Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File / Indians—Northwest Coast
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National Anthropological Archives
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Chimariko/Hupa

Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Collection Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Extent:
16 Boxes
Culture:
Chimariko  Search this
Hupa  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Field notes
Vocabulary
Place:
California -- History
Date:
1921-1930
Scope and Contents:
This subseries of the Northern and Central California series contains Harrington's research on Chimariko and Hupa.

A large portion of the subseries consists of field notes on Chimariko vocabulary and sentences provided by Sally Noble. Much of the information was elicited from a reading of Roland Dixon's "The Chimarika Indians and Language," (1910) and includes anatomical terms, names for plants and animals, material culture vocabulary, tribenames, and placenames. A small number of Hupa lexical terms were also obtained, evidently with reference to the work of Pliny Earle Goddard "Athapascan (Hupa)" (1911). There is a mixture of ethnographic and biographical data provided by Noble and several nonlinguistic sources.

The subseries also contains Harrington's grammatical analysis of Chimariko. Many of these notes feature examples excerpted from the linguistic notes; the page numbers in brackets refer to numbered pages of the section of "original" field notes. There are also summaries of various grammatical principles in the form of charts. These sketches are followed by a short "general dictionary" of vocabulary and phrases.

As a supplement to his linguistic and grammatical notes, Harrington collected extensive textual material from Noble. Noble provided mythological texts; accounts of historical events, such as the Indian wars and encounters with whites; descriptions of an ethnological nature on various subjects, such as doctoring, tattooing, and hairdressing; and personal reminiscences. The texts were recorded in Chimariko and some have fairly detailed interlinear translations. In several instances, a synopsis in English has been filed with the text. Some notes from Martha Ziegler appear in this section.

There are also notes obtained by Harrington during his first meeting with Lucy Montgomery. Chimariko and some Hupa lexical terms were recorded for plant and animal names, age, sex, and relationship terms, material culture vocabulary, and numbers. At least a portion of the information was elicited through a rehearing of a word list furnished by C. Hart Merriam and another published by Roland B. Dixon. An unidentified publication (possibly by Parmenter) was utilized to prompt responses on bird names. Montgomery also commented on the names of several native objects that Harrington had recently collected in Karok territory.

The section on Chimariko vocabulary consists of notes presumably collected during Harrington's second stint of work with Montgomery. Harrington made frequent notes on the phonetics of Chimariko and included several Wintu equivalences, as well as scattered references of ethnographic, historical, or biographical interest.

Another section of notes obtained from Montgomery represent a fairly systematic rehearing of the linguistic data Harrington had collected from Sally Noble in 1921-1922.

The block of ethnographic notes were also obtained from Montgomery. The notes cover a wide variety of subjects: food preparation, the collection of firewood, doctoring, the medicinal use of plants, menstruation, child care, clothing, hairdressing, burial, and the manufacture and use of tools, implements, and baskets. A few pages also concern songs and vocabulary. In addition, information is provided on the Montgomery's relatives, the Round Valley Removal, and gold mining. Some data were obtained from Mrs. Ramazzena and I. N. Hamilton. A little ethnographic information pertinent to Coast Yurok was collected from Mrs. Frye.

There are also notes from an interview with Saxy Kidd. The notes consist in large part of ethnographic data from the New River and Trinity River areas. In addition, there is some plant and animal vocabulary. Most Hupa terms are given, with selected Chimariko equivalents.
Biographical / Historical:
John P. Harrington's study of Chimariko began when he spent between four and five months working with Sally Noble at her ranch on New River in Trinity County, California. Noble, a speaker of the "Trinity River" dialect of Chimariko, had previously worked with C. Hart Merriam, and joint work with her had been planned by the two anthropologists for the summer of 1921. Due to confusion concerning Harrington's whereabouts at the time the trip was scheduled, Merriam went to northern California alone in the summer. In early September, after Merriam had completed his own field work and had departed, Harrington arrived at the region, arranged to take meals with the neighboring Dailey family, and proceeded to work regularly with Noble. After amassing several thousand pages of notes, Harrington left Burnt Ranch in mid-to-Iate January 1922, intending to continue the work with Noble in May. He later learned that she had died some twenty days after his departure.

The data he gained from Noble were supplemented by a little linguistic information given by her half sister, Martha Ziegler. Nonlinguistic information was provided by Noble's son, Frank; the Daileys; Mr. and Mrs. Zack Bussell; and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Chesbro.

In the spring of 1926, during or just following his work on Wiyot and Karok, Harrington scheduled an initial interview with another Chimariko woman, Lucy Montgomery. A cousin of Sally Noble, Montgomery was then residing on the coast at Stone Lagoon. Although, by her own admission, she had stopped speaking Chimariko at age eleven, she did attempt to assist Harrington in compiling a basic vocabulary list.

Harrington's interest in Chimariko was renewed in April 1927 when he learned of Edward Sapir's efforts to locate native speakers for that language. In August and September of the same year he employed his long-time friend George W. Bayley to collect plant specimens and ethnobotanical data from Lucy Montgomery. Contact with her having been reestablished, Harrington joined Bayley in 1928 to pursue further linguistic work with her. It was on this occasion that they reheard the notes which he had obtained earlier from Noble. Montgomery's data are not highly reliable as she basically had only a passive knowledge of the language. A small section of ethnographic notes also appears to have been collected at this time.

Mrs. Zack Bussell evidently took Harrington to interview Saxy Kidd, who, according to reports, was said to speak quite a bit of Chimariko. Harrington had heard of Kidd from Sally Noble during his work in 1921-1922 and again from Edward Sapir in 1927. Sapir had discovered that what little Chimariko Kidd knew was "distorted by his Hupa phonetics." Harrington likewise obtained only a few Chimariko terms from him.
Local Numbers:
Accession #1976-95
Restrictions:
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Topic:
Chimariko language  Search this
Hupa language  Search this
Wintu language  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Names, Ethnological  Search this
Names, Geographical  Search this
Zoology -- nomenclature  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Vocabulary
Collection Citation:
John Peabody Harrington papers, 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.
Identifier:
NAA.1976-95, Subseries 2.10
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John Peabody Harrington Papers / Series 2: Papers Relating to the Native American history, language and culture of northern and central California
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National Anthropological Archives
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