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Individual titles for the works: Wówahokuŋkiya | Lead [blue]; Wókaǧe | Create [yellow]; Nakíčižiŋ | Protect [green]; Wačháŋtognaka | Nurture [red]

Culture/People:
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Dyani White Hawk Polk, Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux), b. 1976  Search this
Seller:
Highpoint Center for Printmaking  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative Acquisitions Pool (AWHI)  Search this
Title:
Individual titles for the works: Wówahokuŋkiya | Lead [blue]; Wókaǧe | Create [yellow]; Nakíčižiŋ | Protect [green]; Wačháŋtognaka | Nurture [red]
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink, metal foil
Techniques:
Screenprinted/serigraph printed
Dimensions:
55.5 x 32 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Minneapolis; Hennepin County; Minnesota; USA
Date created:
2019
Catalog Number:
27/636
Barcode:
270636.000
See related items:
Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69091ff73-287e-46db-8a5a-a545ab34d6ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_416570
Online Media:

Ales Hrdlicka collection of photographs of Native Americans for the Panama-California Exposition

Collector:
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Photographer:
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952  Search this
Gill, De Lancey, 1859-1940  Search this
Micka, Frank  Search this
Extent:
1 Copy negative
135 Prints (circa, silver gelatin and albumen)
2 Copy prints
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Jicarilla Apache  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Osage  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Yanktonnai Nakota (Yankton Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy negatives
Prints
Copy prints
Date:
1912
Scope and Contents note:
Front and profile images of Apache, Kiowa, Omaha, Osage, Teton, and Yankton people made for Ales Hrdlicka's use in preparing busts and physical anthropological exhibits for the Panama-California Exposition in 1915. Accompanying the photographs are notes produced under the supervision of Lucile Eleanor St. Hoyme; these include the tribe, age, sex, name(s), photographer, and number of corresponding bust. Photographers represented in the collection are Frank Micka, a sculptor hired by the exposition to make busts, as well as photographers Frank Bennett Fiske, De Lancey W. Gill, and others.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ales Hrdlicka (1869-1943) was born in Czechoslovakia and came to the United States at the age of thirteen. Originally trained in medicine, he developed an interest in physical anthropology while working with the New York State hospitals and researching with the Department of Anthropology in the Pathological Institute of the New York State Hospitals. Hrdlicka joined the Hyde Expeditions to the American Southwest and made his own expeditions to study physical characteristics of Southwest tribes. In 1903, he was appointed head of the United States National Museum's newly-formed Division of Physical Anthropology.

In 1912, Hrdlicka planned and directed seven expeditions, gathering information that helped him prepare physical anthropology exhibits for the Panama-California Exposition at San Diego, California (1915). During this process, he hired sculptor Frank Micka to make busts of people from around the world. While in the field making casts, Micka also took front and profile photographs of subjects. Hrdlicka made his own trip to photograph the people in Urga, Mongolia, making 360 images of Mongolians and some Tibetans for use in the exposition.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 9, USNM ACC 61302
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds original negatives for many of these photographs (Photo Lot 73-26B) and images of resulting busts (Photo Lot 88-25).
The National Anthropological Archives also holds the Ales Hrdlicka Papers ca. 1887-1943.
Material from Hrdlicka, mostly correspondence, is held in the National Anthropological Archives in the papers and records of William Louis Abbott, Henry Bascom Collins, Herbert William Krieger, Frank Spencer, the American Anthropological Association, Bureau of American Ethnology, Department of Anthropology of the United States National Museum (National Museum of Natural History), Science Service, Anthropological Society of Washington, and the United States Army Medical Museum (anatomical section, records relating to specimens transferred to the Smithsonian Institution).
Hrdlicka photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 8, Photo Lot 24, Photo Lot 70, Photo Lot 78, Photo Lot 97, Photo Lot 73-26B, Photo Lot 73-26G, Photo Lot 83-41, and Photo Lot 92-46.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Citation:
Photo lot 9, Aleš Hrdlička collection of photographs of Native Americans for the Panama-California Exposition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.9
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a66ee37c-3c65-4127-b29f-d6e6cd5b9aab
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-9

MS 1387 Letter to William John McGee

Creator:
Allison, Edwin Henry, 1847-1919  Search this
Addressee:
McGee, W J, 1853-1912  Search this
Names:
Black Moon (Dakota)  Search this
Extent:
1 Page
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1897
Scope and Contents:
Transmits small stone "idol" [tunkan--RDM] given to Allison in 1881 by the Hunkpapa chief, Black Moon.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1387
Local Note:
Autograph letter signed
Topic:
Amulets and fetishes -- Dakota  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1387, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1387
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3012dded4-551a-4bb0-8e1c-2237139563e8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1387

H. Scudder Mekeel photographs

Creator:
Mekeel, H. Scudder (Haviland Scudder), 1902-1947  Search this
Names:
Laboratory of Anthropology (Museum of New Mexico)  Search this
Collier, John, 1884-1968  Search this
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960  Search this
Photographer:
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952  Search this
Rise, Carl H., 1888-1939  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (photochrom)
443 Negatives (nitrate)
235 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Taos Indians  Search this
Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Osage  Search this
Hualapai (Walapai)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Negatives
Place:
Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Oraibi (Ariz.)
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.)
Date:
bulk 1930-1933
circa 1920-1947
Scope and Contents note:
The photographs primarily document ceremonies, people, and lands of Native Americans in the Plains and Southwest, taken during Mekeel's field research from 1929 to 1936. A large portion of the collection depicts Mekeel's research during the early 1930s among the Oglala of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Another large portion of the collection includes personal photos depicting Mekeel's homes and children.
Biographical/Historical note:
H. Scudder Mekeel (1902-1947) was an anthropologist who studied social and psychological aspects of Native American cultures. Educated at Harvard University (BA, 1928), the University of Chicago (MA, 1929), and Yale University (PhD, 1932), he was a member of the 1929 Laboratory of Anthropology (Santa Fe) ethnological field school led by Alfred L. Kroeber. In 1929-1932, he carried out three field expeditions to the Sioux communities of South Dakota, working mainly on the Pine Ridge Reservation. He joined the Bureau of Indian Affairs as Director of Applied Anthropology under Commissioner John Collier in 1935. Two years later, he was appointed Director of the Laboratory of Anthropology at Santa Fe and continued there until 1940, when he accepted a teaching position at the University of Wisconsin.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 94-21
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives holds copies of Mekeel's Field Notes from the summers of 1930 and 1931 in the White Clay District of the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota (MS 7088). Originals of these field notes and Mekeel's population notes on the White Clay District are held by the American Museum of Natural History, Division of Anthropology Archives (.M454).
The Human Studies Film Archives holds Mekeel's film footage of a Lakota Sioux Sundance from 1930 (HSFA 92.8.1).
Correspondence from Mekeel held in the National Anthropological Archives in the William Duncan Strong papers, Raoul Weston LaBarre Papers, and Bureau of American Ethnology Administrative File.
Restrictions:
Original nitrate negatives are in cold storage and require special arrangements for viewing.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Citation:
Photo Lot 94-21, the H. Scudder Mekeel photographs, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-21
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3dbffcbe1-fa91-4298-a955-884082c29279
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-94-21

MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers

Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Bushotter, George, 1864-1892  Search this
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883  Search this
Extent:
30 Linear feet (70 boxes, 1 oversized box, 20 manuscript envelopes, 4 rolled maps, and 23 map folders)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Biloxi Indians  Search this
Tutelo  Search this
Iowa  Search this
Chiwere  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Oto  Search this
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Osage  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Dhegiha Indians  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Ponca  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Tututni (Tutuni)  Search this
Kaw (Kansa)  Search this
Siletz  Search this
Coos (Kusan)  Search this
Yaquina (Yakwina)  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southeast  Search this
Takelma (Rogue River Indians)  Search this
Klikitat  Search this
Chasta Costa (Chastacosta)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Field notes
Drawings
Vocabulary
Folklore
Sermons
Manuscripts
Obituaries
Correspondence
Newspaper clippings
Place:
Siletz Indian Reservation (Or.)
Date:
circa 1870-1956
bulk 1870-1895
Summary:
Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.The papers of James Owen Dorsey comprise mostly ethnographic and linguistic materials on various tribes of the Siouan language family as well as tribes from Siletz Reservation in Oregon. These materials include texts and letters with interlineal translations; grammar notes; dictionaries; drawings; and his manuscripts. In addition, the collection contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, his obituaries, and reprints.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains James O. Dorsey's research and writings as a BAE ethnologist, as well as his earlier work as a missionary among the Ponca. The vast majority of the collection pertains to his research on Siouan-Catawban languages, including the Dakota and Dhegiha languages, Chiwere, Winnebago, Mandan, Hidatsa, Tutelo, Biloxi, and Catawba. His research on Athapascan, Kusan, Takilman, and Yakonan languages from his field work at Siletz Reservation are also present, as well as some notes on the Caddoan languages. Dorsey's research files include linguistic and ethnological field notes, reading notes, stories and myths, vocabularies, drawings, and unpublished and published manuscripts. The collection also contains Omaha, Ponca, Quapaw, and Biloxi dictionaries that he compiled and materials relating to his work editing Steven Riggs' Dakota-English Dictionary. Additional noteworthy materials in the collection are Teton texts and drawings from George Bushotter and drawings by Stephen Stubbs (Kansa), Pahaule-gagli (Kansa), and George Miller (Omaha). The collection also contains Dorsey's correspondence, newspaper clippings, obituaries, and his collection of reprints.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into 6 series: 1) Siouan; 2) Siletz Reservation; 3) Caddoan; 4) General Correspondence; 5) Personal Papers; 6) Miscellaneous & Reprints.
Biographical Note:
Reverend James Owen Dorsey (1848-1895) was a missionary and Bureau of American Ethnology ethnologist who conducted extensive research on Siouan tribes and languages.

Dorsey was born on October 31, 1848 in Baltimore, Maryland. He exhibited a talent for languages at an early age. At age 6 he learned the Hebrew alphabet and was able to read the language at age 10. In 1867 Dorsey attended the Theological Seminary of Virginia and was ordained a deacon of the Protestant Episcopal Church in 1871. In May of that year, Dorsey traveled to the Dakota Territory to serve as a missionary among the Ponca. Plagued by ill health, Dorsey was forced to end his missionary work in August 1873. By that time, however, he had learned the Ponca language well enough to converse with members of the tribe without an interpreter.

Dorsey returned to Maryland and engaged in parish work while continuing his studies of Siouan languages. His linguistic talents and knowledge of these languages attracted the attention of Major John Wesley Powell. Powell arranged for Dorsey to work among the Omaha in Nebraska from 1878 to 1880 to collect linguistic and ethnological notes. When the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE) was established in 1879, Powell recruited Dorsey to join the staff.

As an ethnologist for the BAE, Dorsey continued his research on Siouan tribes. His studies focused on languages but also included Siouan personal names, folklore, social organization, religion, beliefs, and customs. He conducted fieldwork among the Tutelo at Six Nations on Grand River in Upper Canada (1882); the Kansa, Osage, and Quapaw in Indian Territory (1883-1884); the Biloxi at Lecompte, Rapides Parish, Louisiana (1892); and again with the Quapaw at the Quapaw Mission (1894). He also worked with Native Americans that visited DC, including George Bushotter (Teton), Philip Longtail (Winnebago), Samuel Fremont (Omaha), and Little Standing Buffalo (Ponca). He also spent time at Siletz Reservation in 1884 to collect linguistic notes on the Athapascan, Kusan, Takilman, and Yakonan stocks.

In addition to his research, Dorsey helped found the American Folklore Society and served as the first vice-president of the association. He also served as vice-president of Section H of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

At the age of 47, Dorsey died of typhoid fever on February 4, 1895.

Sources Consulted

1st-16th Annual Reports of the Bureau of American Ethnology. 1881-1897.

Hewitt, J.N.B. 1895. "James Owen Dorsey" American Anthropologist A8, 180-183.

McGee, W.J. 1895. "In Memoriam." Journal of American Folklore 8(28): 79-80.

1848 -- Born on October 31 in Baltimore, Maryland.

1871 -- Ordained a deacon of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

1871-1873 -- Served as a missionary among the Ponca in Dakota Territory.

1878-1880 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Omaha in Nebraska.

1879 -- Joined the staff of the Bureau of American Ethnology.

1882 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Tutelo at Six Nations on Grand River in Upper Canada.

1883-1884 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Kansa, Osage, and Quapaw in Indian Territory.

1887 -- Worked with George Bushotter to record information regarding the language and culture of the Dakota.

1884 -- Conducted fieldwork at Siletz Reservation.

1892 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Biloxi at Lecompte, Rapides Parish, Louisiana.

1894 -- Conducted fieldwork among the Quapaw at the Quapaw Mission in Indian Territory.

1895 -- Died of typhoid fever on February 4th at the age of 47.
Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Catawba Indians  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Social structure  Search this
Kinship  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Shahaptian languages  Search this
Yakonan languages  Search this
Athapascan languages  Search this
Kusan languages  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Siouan languages  Search this
Dhegiha language  Search this
Siuslaw Indians  Search this
Hidatsa language  Search this
Omaha language  Search this
Dakota language  Search this
Catawba language  Search this
Biloxi language  Search this
Caddoan languages  Search this
Osage language  Search this
Alsea language  Search this
Kansa language  Search this
Mandan language  Search this
Chastacosta language  Search this
Coquille language  Search this
Tutelo language  Search this
Winnebago language  Search this
Siuslaw language  Search this
Takelma language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Drawings
Vocabulary
Folklore
Sermons
Manuscripts
Obituaries
Correspondence
Newspaper clippings
Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4800
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MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3261ab492-5f9d-4be7-b1f4-c24d3f5da29b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4800
Online Media:

MS 3738 Dakota Myth of how the Spider married his mother-in-law

Creator:
Allison, Edwin Henry, 1847-1919  Search this
Informant:
Log (Dakota)  Search this
Extent:
33 Pages
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
ca. 1890
Scope and Contents:
Lakota text with interlinear and free English translations. Myth related by Log, a Two Kettle Dakota.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3738
Local Note:
Autograph document signed
Topic:
Folklore -- Dakota  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3738, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3738
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3202db5b3-6716-4dc6-83ba-ff0f6e14f8e4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3738

Stereographs relating to North American Indians

Creator:
Keystone View Company  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (views )
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)  Search this
Athapaskan  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Stereographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Catalog Number 4551: (1) Stereo Tribe:. Blackfeet Description: Preparing for Medicine Lodge ceremony, Glacier National Park, Montana Photographer: Keystone View Co. Number 188; 23000. See BAE Negative Number 56,815. (2) Stereo Dakota, Western Mounted Sioux Indians in "Full Feather", leaving camp Keystone View Co. Number 182; 16718. (3) Stereo [Athapascan] Woman working on moose hide, near Atlin, British Columbia Keystone View Co. Number 265; 27359 See BAE Negative Number 56,018. (4) [Micmac] Indian basket weaving, Prince Edward Island, Canada Keystone View Co. Number 263; 13882 See BAE Negative Number 56,035.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4551
Topic:
Athabaskan  Search this
Mi'kmaq  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Rituals, formulas and ceremonies -- Medicine Lodge  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Hide preparation  Search this
Micmac Indians  Search this
Basket making  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Citation:
Manuscript 4551, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4551
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3174028cd-9e1d-476d-9d30-8a342b5bddd5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4551

United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to Native Americans

Creator:
United States National Museum., Dept. of Anthropology.  Search this
Photographer:
Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.) (1873-1878) (Hayden Survey)  Search this
Heyn Photo  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Mitchell, McGowan and Company  Search this
Place & Coover  Search this
Addison, George A.  Search this
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934  Search this
Bell, C. M. (Charles Milton), approximately 1849-1893  Search this
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Bretz, George W. (Fort Sill, Oklahoma)  Search this
Fly, C. S. (Camillus Sidney), 1849-1901  Search this
Fouch, John H., 1849-1933  Search this
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882  Search this
Goff, O. S. (Orlando Scott), 1843-1917  Search this
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930  Search this
Randall, A. Frank  Search this
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899  Search this
Wittick, Ben, 1845-1903  Search this
Publisher:
Rice, Rutter & Co.  Search this
Artist:
Noyes, Francis H.  Search this
Reiss, Winold, 1886-1953  Search this
Extent:
3 Painted photographs
8 Prints (halftone and color halftone)
56 Photographic prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
10 Copy prints
1 Stereograph (albumen)
2 Engravings
2 Color lithographs
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Ute  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Chiricahua Apache  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Sauk  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Powhatan  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Niimíipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Mohawk  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Painted photographs
Prints
Photographic prints
Copy prints
Stereographs
Engravings
Color lithographs
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
The bulk of the collection consists of portraits of identified Native Americans and some government officials and interpreters. It includes cabinet cards, other mounted prints, newspaper articles, illustrations, and a photographic postcard. Depicted individuals include American Horse, Oglala; Black Hawk, Sauk; Bob Tail, Cheyenne; Crowfoot, Hunkpapa; Gaul, Hunkpapa; Geronimo, Chiricahua; John Grass, Teton; Chief Joseph, Nez Perce; Little Wound, Oglala; Medicine Bull, Hunkpapa; Osceola, Seminole; Ouray, Ute; Litte Raven, Arapaho; Plenty Coups, Crow; Pocahontas, Powhatan; Rain in the Face, Hunkpapa; Red Cloud, Oglala; Red Iron, Dakota; Short Man, Piegan; Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa; Standing On Prairie, Siouan; Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant), Mohawk; Two Guns White Calf, Piegan; Two Moon, Cheyenne; and Washakie, Shoshoni.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2P
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 87-2P, United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to Native Americans, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2P
See more items in:
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology photograph collection relating to Native Americans
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw378544a5f-2448-46cd-90a0-4f00194bb205
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2p
Online Media:

MS 61 Native American vocabularies and grammatical notes

Creator:
Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907  Search this
Informant:
Tyler, Leonard  Search this
Making Medicine, 1844?-1931  Search this
Taylor, Rubin  Search this
Indian N.E. of Agency  Search this
Indian names at Darlington  Search this
Petter, Rodolphe Charles, 1865-1947  Search this
Block, Philip, Darlington, Oklahoma  Search this
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883  Search this
Hawkins, Kish  Search this
Making Medicine, 1844?-1931  Search this
Magpie  Search this
Wolf Face (Cheyenne)  Search this
Bent, James  Search this
Bent, George, 1843-1918  Search this
Extent:
53 Pages
Culture:
Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Yanktonnai Nakota (Yankton Sioux)  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Caddo  Search this
Wichita  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1893
Scope and Contents:
From Leonard Tyler - text with interlinear translation, (Muihas or the Magpie) - 3 pages (No. 5-7). From David Pendleton (Making Medicine) - words - 4 1/2 pages. (No. 13-17). From Rubin Taylor - words and sentences - 3 pages. (No. 17-20). From Indian N.E. of Agency - words, 1/2 page. (No. 21). Names of Indians at Darlington - 6 names (page No. 21). Rudolph Petter - Collection of words - 2 pages (No. 22-23). Philip Block - Notes on different Indians by tribes - 1 page (No. 24). James Mooney - tribal names for the Cheyenne by the Yankton, Kiowa, Teton, Navajo and Arapaho. - 1/2 page. (No. 51)
Stephen R. Riggs - Dakota Grammar - extracts from. Approx. 20 pages. (Contributions Vol. IX (1893) ). Kish Hawkins - sentences - 3 pages. (No. 8-10). grammatical notes - 25 pages. (25-50). grammatical notes - 18 pages. (72-90). James Bent - Comparative Vocabulary of the Caddo, Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Wichita - 1 page. (No. 90). Ditto - Arapaho and Cheyenne - 6 pages. (No. 91-96). Wolf Face - Notes on Cheyenne - 3 1/4 pages. (No. 97-100). Natural Philosophy - 3 pages. (No. 101-103). George Bent - list of personal names - 1 1/4 pages. (No.106-7).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 61
Place:
Darlington Oklahoma Territory
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Cheyenne language  Search this
Yankton dialect  Search this
Kiowa language  Search this
Navajo language  Search this
Arapaho language  Search this
Caddo language  Search this
Wichita language  Search this
Lakota dialect  Search this
Dakota language  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Arrapahoe  Search this
Navaho  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 61, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS61
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38faa1bbf-ce1b-4011-9213-a71be4104034
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms61
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MS 3931 Miscellaneous vocabularies

Compiler:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Culture:
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Alibamu  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Choctaw  Search this
Copehan  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Niuskoki  Search this
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)  Search this
Shahaptian Indians  Search this
Wind River Shoshone  Search this
Achomawi (Pit River)  Search this
Osage  Search this
Kaw (Kansa)  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
Quapaw Indians  Search this
Paiute  Search this
Seminole  Search this
Klikitat  Search this
Niimíipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
Nakota (Yankton Sioux)  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Omaha  Search this
Ute  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Athapaskan  Search this
Ho-Chunk (Winnebago)  Search this
Oto  Search this
Hitchiti Seminole  Search this
Akimel O'odham (Pima)  Search this
Ponca  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Yanktonnai Nakota (Yankton Sioux)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Alabama Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
On cards compiled from information furnished in reply to letters of inquiry. The information is secondary and lacks documentation. Terms of the following languages are thought to be included: Achomawi, Alibamu, Arikara, Athapascan, Blackfoot, Catawba, Choctaw, Copehan, Creek, Dakota, Hitchiti, Hopi, Iowa, Kansa, Klikitat, Mandan, Muskhogean, Niuskoki, Nez Perce, Omaha, Osage, Oto, Paiute, Pawnee, Piman, Ponka, Quapaw, Santee, Seminole, Shahaptian, Shoshone, Teton, Washakie, Winnebago, Ute, Yankton.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3931
Topic:
American Indian  Search this
Vocabularies  Search this
Athabaskan  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Kansa (Kaw)  Search this
Otoe  Search this
Warm Springs  Search this
Sahaptian  Search this
Pima (Akimel O'odham)  Search this
Achumawi  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Catawba Indians  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3931, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3931
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a513d95a-ee51-48a5-9773-edfb690a4ffe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3931

Lame Dog drawing of Ghost Dance ceremony, with line of men and women holding hands

Creator:
Lame Dog.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Collection Artist:
Big Horse, Hubble.  Search this
Silver Horn, 1860-1940  Search this
Murphy, Charles (Cheyenne)  Search this
Bianki  Search this
Lame Dog.  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (colored pencil, crayon, and graphite, 39 x 92 cm.)
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1903?
Scope and Contents:
Laminated. Inscription in Mooney's hand reads "Sioux Ghost Dance."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08635500

NAA MS 2538
Local Note:
Mooney, The Ghost Dance Religion, BAE 14th AR, Part 2, p. 1060.
Album Information:
NAA MS 2538 JMND-015
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2538, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 2538 James Mooney notes and drawings on Cheyenne and Kiowa heraldry
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c9b1a8f3-31b9-413d-9f3d-91fd108fca2f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2538-ref15

MS 1897-g Story of Cankakue Shield; Told by George Sword

Collector:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Informant:
Crow, Thomas  Search this
Sword, George  Search this
Blunt-horn, John  Search this
Names:
Chief Hump, c.1848-1908  Search this
Extent:
4 Pages
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1914
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1897-g
Local Note:
Typescript and manuscript document
Topic:
Weapons -- Dakota  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1897-g, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1897G
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fb24eb37-28b8-4a96-b116-451ad2a0f438
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1897g

MS 2261 Oglala Sioux Names for Years from A.D. 1759 to A.D. 1919

Extent:
5 Pages
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Dakota Indians  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2261
Local Note:
Carbon typescript
Topic:
Sioux  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2261, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2261
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw388788a32-9870-45b2-b6cc-c618525582a5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2261

Blanket strip part/fragment

Culture/People:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Collector:
Septima V. Koehler (Septima Vespasia Koehler), Non-Indian, 1848-1918  Search this
Previous owner:
Septima V. Koehler (Septima Vespasia Koehler), Non-Indian, 1848-1918  Search this
Elizabeth Zulauf Kelemen (Elizabeth Hutchings Zulauf Kelemen/Mrs. Pál Kelemen), Non-Indian, 1898-1997  Search this
Donor:
Pál Kelemen, Non-Indian, 1894-1993  Search this
Elizabeth Zulauf Kelemen (Elizabeth Hutchings Zulauf Kelemen/Mrs. Pál Kelemen), Non-Indian, 1898-1997  Search this
Object Name:
Blanket strip part/fragment
Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin
Techniques:
Sewn
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Place:
South Dakota; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
24/4031
Barcode:
244031.000
See related items:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws691cbb04e-983f-4a87-bf54-f685e4acdea9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_259810
Online Media:

George Bushotter drawing of male Heyoka dreamer

Creator:
Bushotter, George, 1864-1892.  Search this
Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite and colored pencil on paper, mounted on backing, 21 x 22 cm.)
Container:
Box 9, Item 105
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1887
Scope and Contents:
Drawing depicts man on horseback holding a pipe. Inscription reads: "The male Heyoka dreamer."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08729300

NAA MS.4800: 105
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-105 001
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.2: Dakota / George Bushotter drawings to accompany his work on Lakota Tetons
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31c063e95-435a-4f15-98ba-480b9c41eb75
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref2271

George Bushotter elevation drawing and ground plan of Ghost Lodge

Creator:
Bushotter, George, 1864-1892  Search this
Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
2 Drawings ((1 leaf), graphite and colored pencil on paper, mounted on backing, 21 x 22 cm.)
Container:
Box 9, Item 105
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1887
Scope and Contents:
Inscriptions read "The Ghost Lodge (elevation), Wanagi Tipi" and "Ground plan of the Ghost Lodge, as drawn by Bushotter." Recto and verso of leaf were given separate inventory numbers. Drawing on verso depicts circular diagram of interior of tipi with south entry marked at top, with arrows indicating path of ritual movement.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08729600

NAA INV.08729700

NAA MS.4800: 105
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-105 004-005
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.2: Dakota / George Bushotter drawings to accompany his work on Lakota Tetons
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3c3b56b31-91b6-4da2-8712-6a5e5d3128a8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1832
Online Media:

George Bushotter drawing of exposure ritual objects of the deceased before the Ghost Lodge

Creator:
Bushotter, George, 1864-1892  Search this
Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (colored pencil on paper, mounted on backing, 21 x 22 cm.)
Container:
Box 9, Item 105
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1887
Scope and Contents:
Drawing depicts crooked lance, painted shields, and warbonnet with long feather trailer. Inscription reads: "Exposure of the war dress, etc of the deceased before the Ghost Lodge."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08729800

NAA MS.4800: 105
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-105 006
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.2: Dakota / George Bushotter drawings to accompany his work on Lakota Tetons
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3212d69e5-56a9-4b2d-a13e-0abe4878828f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1833

George Bushotter drawing of The Ghost's horse

Creator:
Bushotter, George, 1864-1892  Search this
Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite and colored pencil on paper, mounted on backing, 21 x 22 cm.)
Container:
Box 9, Item 105
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1887
Scope and Contents:
Drawing depicts saddled riderless horse. Inscription reads: "The Ghost's horse."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08729900

NAA MS.4800: 105
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-105 007
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.2: Dakota / George Bushotter drawings to accompany his work on Lakota Tetons
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a7a83bdb-7b8c-46c6-a456-ac03075ddeca
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1834

George Bushotter drawing of tree to be cut for form center pole of the Sun Dance lodge

Creator:
Bushotter, George, 1864-1892  Search this
Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite and colored pencil on paper, mounted on backing, 23 x 29 cm.)
Container:
Box 9, Item 105
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1887
Scope and Contents:
Drawing also depicts 8 people shown at base, two groups of people on either side. Inscriptions read "Sketched by Bushotter" and "Felling the Mystery Tree."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08730000

NAA MS.4800: 105
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-105 008
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.2: Dakota / George Bushotter drawings to accompany his work on Lakota Tetons
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3eba224ba-162f-4159-92a6-65d4cef69495
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1835

George Bushotter drawing of center pole for Sun Dance lodge shown in four positions from lying on ground to standing upright

Creator:
Bushotter, George, 1864-1892  Search this
Collector:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (graphite and colored pencil on paper, mounted on backing, 23 x 29 cm.)
Container:
Box 9, Item 105
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
1887
Scope and Contents:
Inscriptions read "Sketched by Bushotter" and "The Raising of the Sun-Pole."
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08730100

NAA MS.4800: 105
Funding note:
Digitization and preparation of these materials for online access has been funded through generous support from the Arcadia Fund.
Album Information:
MS 4800-105 009
Collection Restrictions:
The James O. Dorsey Papers are open for research. Access to the James O. Dorsey Papers requires an appointment
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4800 James O. Dorsey papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers
MS 4800 James O. Dorsey papers / Series 1: Siouan-Catawban / 1.2: Dakota / George Bushotter drawings to accompany his work on Lakota Tetons
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35f20c883-9d2b-4b47-b17f-5647e35e43b9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4800-ref1836

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