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J.N.B. Hewitt photographs of Iroquois people on the Six Nations Reservation, circa 1897-circa 1937

Creator:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Names:
Abram, Charles, Chief  Search this
Buck, Emeline  Search this
Buck, John, Chief  Search this
Buck, Joshua  Search this
Buck, Susan  Search this
General, Mrs.  Search this
General, Myrtle  Search this
Gibson, Simeon, 1889-1943  Search this
Hill, George  Search this
Hill, Simon  Search this
Jamieson  Search this
Jamieson, Clara Miss  Search this
Jamieson, James Mrs  Search this
Sandy, William  Search this
Sandy, William Mrs  Search this
Extent:
307 Photographs (2 document boxes, silver gelatin)
305 Negatives (3 negative boxes, nitrate)
Culture:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Onondaga  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Tuscarora  Search this
Cayuga  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Iroquois  Search this
Tutelo  Search this
Oneida  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Negatives
Date:
circa 1897-circa 1937
Summary:
Photographs documenting Iroquois people made circa 1897-circa 1937 on and near the Six Nations Reserve by J.N.B. Hewitt, linguist with the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology.
Scope and Contents note:
Hewitt's photos primarily depict Mohawk, Cayuga, Seneca, Onondaga, Tuscarora, Oneida, and Tutelo peoples. There are also a few images of Iroquois houses and other structures, Hewitt's mask collection, and Onondaga Chief John Buck and family, Seneca Chief John Arthur Gibson and family, Cayuga Chief James Jamieson and family, and Cayuga-Seneca Chief Simeon Gibson. Most of the photographs were taken during several trips between 1897 and 1937, on and near the Six Nations Reserve in Ontario (Oshweken, Deseronto, and Brantsford), and New York (Niagara Falls, Nedrow, and Syracuse).
Arrangement note:
For Photo Lot 155 Hewitt's original arrangement and numbering has been maintained. The order of the photographs does not follow the chronology that they were taken; for instance there are often several photographs of an individual that were clearly made in different years. The original negatives also represent a variety of film and camera types.

The arrangement and numbering for MS 4596, established at an unknown time, was maintained.
Biographical note:
J.N.B. (John Napoleon Brinton) Hewitt (December 6, 1859-October 14, 1937) was a linguist and ethnographer who specialized in Iroquoian and other Native American languages. Born on the Tuscarora Reservation near Lewiston, New York, his mother was of Tuscarora, French, Oneida, and Scottish descent. His father's heritage was English and Scottish, but he was raised in a Tuscarora family. Hewitt spoke English growing up, but when he left the reservation to attend schools in Wilson and Lockport, he learned to speak the Tuscarora language from other students. Hewitt grew up planning to become a physician, like his father. However, the course of Hewitt's interests changed when, in 1880, he was hired by Erminnie A. Smith of the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of Ethnology (now the Bureau of American Ethnology) as an assistant ethnologist tasked with collecting myths among the Iroquoian tribes of New York. He continued this work from 1880-1884, and then was briefly employed by the Jersey City Railways Co. (1884-1885) and Adams Express Co. (1885-1886). Upon Smith's death in 1886, Hewitt returned to the BAE to continue her work, remaining employed there until his death.

Over the course of his career, Hewitt became the leading authority on the organization of the Iroquois League and the ceremonials, customs, and usages of the tribes composing it. He acquired an intimate knowledge of the languages of the League, including a speaking knowledge of Mohawk and Onondaga, and also became acquainted with several Algonquian dialects. On February 28, 1914, in recognition of his services in preserving for posterity a knowledge of the history and ethnology of the Iroquoian people of New York state, he was awarded the Cornplanter medal for Iroquois Research.

Additionally, he was a founder of the American Anthropological Association and an active member of the Anthropological Society of Washington and the American Museum of Natural History, serving as both treasurer (1912-1926) and president (1932-1934) of the latter. Hewitt also contributed over one hundred articles for the Handbook of American Indians (Bulletin 30) and published the two volume Iroquoian Cosmology (1903 and 1928).
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Wampum  Search this
Trade, gifts and other exchanges -- Wampum  Search this
Wampum -- Iroquois  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 155, J.N.B. Hewitt photographs of Iroquois people on the Six Nations Reservation, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.155
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J.N.B. Hewitt photographs of Iroquois people on the Six Nations Reservation, circa 1897-circa 1937
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38ee2f67f-149c-4cbd-8b0c-fd3fdfdedceb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-155

Frank Gouldsmith Speck photograph collection

Creator:
Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950  Search this
Former owner:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Extent:
1428 Negatives (photographic)
40 Photographic prints (black & white)
Culture:
Mushuaunnuat (Barren Ground Naskapi)  Search this
Mistassini Cree  Search this
Lorette Huron  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Montagnais Innu  Search this
Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (Maniwaki Algonquin) [River Desert]  Search this
Maliseet (Malecite)  Search this
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)  Search this
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Penobscot  Search this
Passamaquoddy  Search this
Abenaki (Abnaki)  Search this
Wampanoag  Search this
Nauset  Search this
Mohegan  Search this
Niantic  Search this
Pequot  Search this
Nanticoke  Search this
Rappahannock  Search this
Chickahominy  Search this
Pamunkey  Search this
Mattaponi  Search this
Nansemond  Search this
Catawba  Search this
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Machapunga (Pungo River)  Search this
Innu  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Negatives
Place:
Massachusetts
Maine
Maryland
Virginia
Canada
Delaware
North Carolina
Date:
1909-1937
Summary:
The Frank Gouldsmith Speck photograph collection includes portraits of individuals and families, as well as scenic shots and landscape views made between 1909 and 1937. Speck was an anthropologist and ethnographer, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and worked on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation collecting ethnographic materials across the Eastern United States and Canada. His collection of photographs includes materials from native communities ranging from Newfoundland to Ontario in Canada and from Maine to South Carolina in the United States.
Scope and Contents:
The Frank Gouldsmith Speck photograph collection includes negatives and a small amount of prints made by Speck throughout the course of his career as an anthropologist and ethnographer. The majority of the photographs in this collection were made while Speck conducted field trips on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation between 1924 and 1932, though there are photographs from before and after this time. This collection has been arranged into Series by geographical location and then into subseries by culture group or community. Series 1: Newfoundland and Labrador: Innu, Mushuaunnuat, 1916-1935; Series 2: Quebec: Innu, Mistassini Cree, Lorette Huron, Wawenock, Mohawk, Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg, 1910-1937; Series 3: New Brunswick and Nova Scotia: Maliseet, Mi'kmaq, 1909-1917; Series 4: Ontario: Six Nations/Grand River (Naticoke, Mohawk, Cayuga, Mahican, Tutelo), Oneida Nation, 1914-1937; Series 5: Maine and New Hampshire: Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Abenaki, 1910-1924; Series 6: Massachussets and Rhode Island: Wampanoag, Nauset, 1914-1931; Series 7: Connecticut: Mohegan, Niantic, Schaghticoke, Pequot, 1912-1931; Series 8: Delaware: Nanticoke and Rappahanock, 1911-1925; Series 9: Virginia and Maryland: Rappahanock, Chickahominy, Pamunkey, Mattaponi, Nansemond, Potomac, Accomac, Powhatan, 1915-1924; Series 10: North Carolina and South Carolina: Catawba, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1915-1930.

Many of Frank Speck's photographs are individual and family portraits of community members, many identified, posed outdoors in front of homes and community buildings. There are also landscape views as well as photographs taken during community events. There are a small amount of photographs that have now been restricted due to cultural sensitivity though for the most part Speck did not photograph culturally sensitive activities.
Arrangement:
The collection is intellectually arranged in 10 Series by geographic region and within each series by culture group. The negatives are physically arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
Frank Gouldsmith Speck was born on November 8, 1881 in Brooklyn, New York. He studied under the prominent linguist John Dyneley Prince and anthropologist Franz Boas at Columbia University, receiving his BA in 1904 and MA in 1905. He received his Ph.D. in 1908 from the University of Pennsylvania. His doctoral dissertation on the ethnography of the Yuchi became a basis for an article which later appeared in the Handbook of American Indians. That same year Speck became an assistant in the University of Pennsylvania Museum and an instructor in anthropology at the University. He was made assistant professor in 1911, and professor and chairperson of the department in 1925, a position which he held until his death in 1950. Speck was the founder of the Philadelphia Anthropological Society, and was vice-president of the American Anthropological Association from 1945-46. Speck's research concentration was on the Algonkian speaking peoples. Speck studied every aspect of a culture: language, ethnobiology, technology, decorative art, myths, religion, ceremonialism, social organization, and music. Collecting material culture was also an integral part of Speck's fieldwork. His collections can be found in museums around the world, one of which is the National Museum of the American Indian. He is the author of numerous books and articles. Frank G. Speck died February 6, 1950. (A. Irving Hallowell, American Anthropologist, Vol. 53, No. 1, 1951)
Related Materials:
The Frank G. Speck Papers can be found at the American Philosophical Society (Mss.Ms.Coll.126) along with additional photographic materials by Speck.
Frank Speck published extensively in the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation publications; "Indian Notes" and "Indian Notes and Monographs." These publications are avialable through the Smithsonian Institution Libraries or online on the Internet Archive.
Separated Materials:
A small amount of notes from Speck's field work can be found in the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records (NMAI.AC.001) in Box 273, Folder 18 through Box 274 Folder 2.

Close to 4000 ethnographic and archeological items were collected by Speck for the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation (MAI) and are now in the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) collection. For more information about these objects contact the NMAI Collections Department.
Provenance:
The majority of the negatives were gifted to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation (MAI) by Frank Speck in 1927. The group of Nanticoke photographs were purchased by the MAI in 1915 and smaller amounts of photographs were gifted and purchased by the MAI between 1923 and 1942.
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).
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 to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, 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. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Maine  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Maryland  Search this
Indians of North America -- Massachusetts  Search this
Indians of North America -- Canada  Search this
Indians of North America -- Delaware  Search this
Indians of North America -- Midwest  Search this
Indians of North America -- Virginia  Search this
Indians of North America -- North Carolina  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southeast  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographic prints
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frank Speck photograph collection, Photo Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.032
See more items in:
Frank Gouldsmith Speck photograph collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4a7ad21af-6cc2-49e2-a636-bcf01e1c4dc6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-032
Online Media:

Rattle (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Alexander Jimerson, Seneca  Search this
IACB source:
Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson/Segwoi-Don-Kwe), Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Rattle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Black Ash bark, black ash/brown ash splints
Techniques:
Carved, wrapped
Dimensions:
29 x 14.2 x 5.7 cm
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Brantford; Brant County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
1971
Catalog Number:
25/7005
Barcode:
257005.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6099eb39d-9057-4b8f-a0fd-229df34033c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272890

Rattle (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Alexander Jimerson, Seneca  Search this
IACB source:
Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson/Segwoi-Don-Kwe), Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Rattle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Elm bark, woodsplints
Techniques:
Wrapped
Dimensions:
31.3 x 11.2 x 4.8 cm
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Brantford; Brant County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
1971
Catalog Number:
25/8609
Barcode:
258609.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63bb47c94-5753-4ee3-9382-ece7e7d882c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_274555

Baby carrier part/fragment

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Possible collector:
Edwin C. Waters (E. C. Waters), Non-Indian, 1842-1939  Search this
Seller:
Edwin C. Waters (E. C. Waters), Non-Indian, 1842-1939  Search this
Object Name:
Baby carrier part/fragment
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Transportation Items: Baby carriers
Place:
Brantford; Brant County; Ontario; Canada
Catalog Number:
2/6503
Barcode:
026503.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Transportation Items: Baby carriers
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f5507ebe-09e7-4792-811e-3c5d9144dcac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_28146
Online Media:

Female doll

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Gunuk'tanyon Owahnyudane Awahhondo, Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Previous owner:
Estella Scott Johnson, Non-Indian, 1910-2001  Search this
Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies (Historical Society of Pennsylvania), 1976-2004  Search this
Donor:
Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies (Historical Society of Pennsylvania), 1976-2004  Search this
Object Name:
Female doll
Media/Materials:
Cornhusk, cotton cloth, wool cloth, commercially tanned leather, yarn, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Folded, wrapped, sewn, overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
8.7 x 14.5 x 35.6 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
circa 1970
Catalog Number:
26/5531
Barcode:
265531.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws663f53691-5148-4259-bf39-9e7ffc4f0b6a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_281758
Online Media:

Male doll

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Previous owner:
Estella Scott Johnson, Non-Indian, 1910-2001  Search this
Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies (Historical Society of Pennsylvania), 1976-2004  Search this
Donor:
Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies (Historical Society of Pennsylvania), 1976-2004  Search this
Object Name:
Male doll
Media/Materials:
Cornhusk, wool cloth, deerhide/deerskin, glass bead/beads, metal, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Folded, wrapped, sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Dimensions:
9 x 13.4 x 42.6 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
circa 1970
Catalog Number:
26/5532
Barcode:
265532.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6197dbaf7-82ec-4a3a-805e-da06858835e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_281759
Online Media:

Rattle (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
probably Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)] (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Vassar Brothers Institute  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Donor:
Vassar Brothers Institute  Search this
Object Name:
Rattle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Coconut shell, wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
1900-1910
Catalog Number:
2/9594
Barcode:
029594.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws647aaedf9-3005-4a27-93b7-d8706b79647f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_31236

Spoon/Ladle

Culture/People:
probably Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)] (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Spoon/Ladle
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
1870-1890
Catalog Number:
8289
Barcode:
008289.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ce74abd1-50d3-4165-af24-99786050077d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8715
Online Media:

Armband

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; collected from the Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Peter Arnoldi (John Peter Arnoldi), Non-Indian  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Armband
Media/Materials:
Silver
Techniques:
Hammered, engraved, perforated
Dimensions:
6.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Montréal; Montréal Region; Québec; Canada (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1790
Catalog Number:
8290
Barcode:
008290.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws618547143-d2f5-4c78-85e1-aa484fa8815b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8716
Online Media:

Brooch

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; collected from the Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Hester Bateman, Non-Indian, 1709-1794, and others  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Brooch
Media/Materials:
Silver
Techniques:
Hammered, cutout
Dimensions:
2.7 x 2.3 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
London; England; United Kingdom (inferred)
Date created:
1780-1820
Catalog Number:
8291
Barcode:
008291.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61463899b-4043-43b8-9e54-04a43f265624
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8717
Online Media:

Flute

Culture/People:
probably Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)] (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Flute
Media/Materials:
Wood, lead, twine/string
Techniques:
Carved, drilled, wrapped
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
1890-1905
Catalog Number:
8298
Barcode:
008298.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61cf4b7e9-e01f-442c-9654-631efcf60461
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8730
Online Media:

Flute

Culture/People:
probably Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)] (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Vassar Brothers Institute  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Donor:
Vassar Brothers Institute  Search this
Object Name:
Flute
Media/Materials:
Wood, twine/string, lead
Techniques:
Carved, drilled, wrapped
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
1890-1905
Catalog Number:
8298
Barcode:
008298.001
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws683d5f773-c41c-4442-a1e2-e5225b870a27
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8731
Online Media:

Stirring paddle

Culture/People:
probably Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)] (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Stirring paddle
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved, cutout
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
1870-1890
Catalog Number:
8299
Barcode:
008299.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6728ca4cb-8277-4230-bffb-3cdca70e6b85
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8732
Online Media:

Sash/Belt

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Sash/Belt
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Looped, edge beaded, overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
1905
Catalog Number:
8374
Barcode:
008374.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c1baad6a-0da3-48f3-9297-b7d5659c6ad3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8817
Online Media:

Woman's leggings

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's leggings
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, silk ribbon, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
circa 1880
Catalog Number:
8376
Barcode:
008376.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ab17a889-913e-4ed4-b053-7c9e1ef3026f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8820
Online Media:

Woman's leggings

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's leggings
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, silk ribbon, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Dimensions:
22 x 33 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Catalog Number:
8377
Barcode:
008377.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws671596de1-4de6-4dbc-afec-e7cf92ed414c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8822
Online Media:

Belt, cuffs, epaulets, and collar

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Belt, cuffs, epaulets, and collar
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, glass bead/beads, ribbon, sequins, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Catalog Number:
8379
Barcode:
008379.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a581d2c3-0ede-440a-ac39-e32dcf098e8b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_8825
Online Media:

Headband

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Headband
Media/Materials:
Silver
Techniques:
Perforated, stamped
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Catalog Number:
1/1235
Barcode:
011235.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a0547c81-888e-42b3-a4eb-05b6d9001f89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_11679
Online Media:

Headband

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Collector:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Headband
Media/Materials:
Silver
Techniques:
Hammered
Dimensions:
7.00 x 19.10 x 15.10 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
1850-1870
Catalog Number:
1/1236
Barcode:
011236.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62275c87e-e443-4e83-88b8-bbf64ea56523
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_11680
Online Media:

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