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Stone Pipe-Bowl And Wooden Pipe-Stem

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Sioux, Oglala Lakota (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Pipe
Place:
Pine Ridge Agency, Pine Ridge Reservation / Shannon County, South Dakota, United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Mar 1931
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E359700-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37c7c8399-e32c-4053-8bb0-72c7c0877217
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8406409

Guide to the Beatrice Medicine papers

Creator:
Medicine, Beatrice  Search this
Extent:
28 Linear feet (65 document boxes, 1 box of oversize materials, 1 box of ephemera, 1 shoebox of index cards, 1 map drawer)
Culture:
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Native American  Search this
American Indian -- Education  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Place:
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota
Date:
1914, 1932-1949, 1952-2003 (bulk dates, 1945-2003).
Summary:
The Beatrice Medicine papers, 1913-2003 (bulk 1945-2003), document the professional life of Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Medicine (1923-2005), a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, anthropologist, scholar, educator, and Native rights activist. The collection also contains material collected by or given to Medicine to further her research and activism interests. Medicine, whose Lakota name was Hinsha Waste Agli Win, or "Returns Victorious with a Red Horse Woman," focused her research on a variety of topics affecting the Native American community: 1) mental health, 2) women's issues, 3) bilingual education, 4) alcohol and drug use, 5) ethno-methodologies and research needs of Native Americans, and 6) Children and identity issues. The collection represents Medicine's work as an educator for universities and colleges in the United States and in Canada, for which she taught Native American Studies courses. Additionally, because of the large amount of research material and Medicine's correspondence with elected U.S. officials and Native American leaders, and records from Medicine's involvement in Native American organizations, the collection serves to represent issues affecting Native Americans during the second half of the 20th century, and reflects what Native American leaders and organizations did to navigate and mitigate those issues. Collection materials include correspondence; committee, conference, and teaching material; ephemera; manuscripts and poetry; maps; notes; periodicals; photographs; training material; and transcripts.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Beatrice Medicine reflect Medicine's interests as an academic and an activist, and contain correspondence, committee, conference, and teaching material, ephemera, manuscripts and poetry, maps, notes, periodicals, photographs, and training material (see series scope notes for further details on contents). The majority of the material is printed matter that Medicine collected, with less of her own work included. Taken together, the collection reflects issues affecting Native Americans during the second half of the 20th century, as well as the network of Native American leaders and organizations that navigated these issues. Student papers, letters of recommendation, evaluations, and documents containing personally identifiable information are restricted.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into 24 series:

Series 1: Native American Culture and History, 1954-1962, 1967-1975, 1978-1989, 1991-1997, 1999-2002

Series 2: Appropriations, Economics, and Labor, 1955, circa 1970-1980, 1988, 1993, circa 1995-2000

Series 3: Archaeology, 1935-1950, 1952-1973, 1987-1995

Series 4: Native American Artists, Authors, Crafts, Film, and Poets, 1951-1969, 1972-2002

Series 5: Census, Demographic, and Poll Data, 1974, 1984-1986

Series 6: Civil Rights, 1972, 1980, 1983-1997

Series 7: Committee Material: Correspondence, Meeting Minutes, and Memos, 1985-1995

Series 8: Conference Material, 1955-1962, 1965, 1968-1974, 1976-2002

Series 9: Correspondence, 1952, 1959, 1962, 1966-2000

Series 10: Education: Native American Institutions and Teaching Material, 1948-2002

Series 11: Ephemera: Campaign, Pow-Wow, and Other Event Buttons, and Calendars, 1973, 1976, circa 1980-2000

Series 12: Health: Alcohol and Drug Addiction and Recovery, Disabilities, Healthcare, Mental Health, Nutrition, and Wellness, 1955, 1965, 1969-1999, 2004

Series 13: Historic Preservation, 1942, 1956, 1960-1969, 1979, circa 1985-1998

Series 14: Invitations, 1966-1979, 1982, 1991-2002

Series 15: Linguistics: Native American Languages, 1961, 1963, 1975, 1978-1981, 1987-1995

Series 16: Manuscripts, 1964-2003

Series 17: Maps, 1982-1991

Series 18: Museum Material: Native American Museums, Exhibit Preparation, and the National Museum of the American Indian, 1949, 1962, circa 1976-1998

Series 19: Oversized Material, 1962, circa 1965-1996, 1999

Series 20: Published material: Journals, Magazines, Monographs, and Newsletters, 1914, 1932, 1944, 1946-1947, 1952-2003

Series 21: Reports, 1947-1949, 1956-1998

Series 22: Training Material, 1968, 1988-2000

Series 23: Women and Gender, 1962, 1965, circa 1970-1997

Series 24: Restricted Material, 1972, 1978, 1987-1999
Biographical / Historical:
A member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, Beatrice "Bea" Medicine—also known by her Lakota name Hinsha Waste Agli Win, or "Returns Victorious with a Red Horse Woman"—was born on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Wakpala, South Dakota on August 1, 1923.

As a young adult, she studied at the South Dakota State University on the Laverne Noyes Scholarship, where she attained her B.A. in Anthropology in 1945. Between 1945 and 1951, Medicine worked a variety of teaching positions, including for three American Indian institutions (see Chronology for Medicine's complete work history). In 1951, Medicine went back to school and worked as a research assistant until she earned her master's degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Michigan State University in 1954. For the remainder of her life, Medicine served as faculty, visiting professor, and scholar-in-residence at thirty-one universities and colleges in the United States and Canada, teaching cultural and educational anthropology courses, as well as Native American Studies. As an educator, Medicine carried out her research on a variety of issues affecting Native American and First Nation communities, including: 1) mental health issues, 2) women's issues—professionalization, sterilization, socialization, and aging, 3) bilingual education, 4) alcohol and drug use and abuse, 5) ethno-methodologies and research needs, and 6) socialization of children and identity needs. Medicine's research in American Indian women's and children's issues, as well as her research in gender identity among the LGBT community was among the first to document the narratives of the members of these groups.

In 1974, Medicine testified alongside her cousin, Vine Deloria, Jr., as an expert witness in the Wounded Knee trial (United States v. Banks and Means). Following this, Medicine returned to school to pursue her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology, which she completed in 1983 at the University of Wisconsin. With her experience as a researcher, educator, activist, and Lakota woman, medicine sought to create more opportunities for multicultural and bilingual education for minority students, especially those of Native American descent. Such education, she believed, provided students a means to preserve and legitimize their own cultural identity, debase negative stereotyes, and be recognized as individuals who are capable of academic and economic achievement.

Medicine was an active member of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and pursued her educational agenda further through the establishment of the Committee of Anthropologists in Primarily Minority Institutions (CAPMI) (1987-1995), which brought anthropologists out of retirement to teach at minority institutions. (See Chronology for a complete list of organizations and committees in which Medicine was involved.) The program was short-lived but provided a space for minority students to confront a field that historically misrepresented them, reclaim their narratives and languages, and instigate positive change as potential future anthropologists.

Medicine officially retired on August 1, 1989, but continued to be active in AAA and was honored many times for her contributions to the field of anthropology. Some of her recognitions include the Distinguished Service Award from AAA (1991) and the Bronislaw Malinowski Award from the Society for Applied Anthropology (1996). One of Medicine's highest honors, however, was serving as the Sacred Pipe Woman at the 1977 Sun Dance. Medicine continued her research into retirement, and went on to publish her first book in 2001, Learning to Be an Anthropologist and Remaining "Native": Selected Writings. Medicine died in Bismarck, North Dakota on December 19, 2005. Medicine's final work, Drinking and Sobriety Among the Lakota Sioux was published posthumously in 2006. In honor of her life's work and dedication to education, the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) created the Bea Medicine Award, a scholarship travel grant for students to attend the Annual Meeting of the SfAA.

Chronology: Beatrice Medicine

1923 August 1 -- Beatrice Medicine (also known by her Lakota name, Hinsha Waste Agli Win, or "Returns Victorious with a Red Horse Woman") is born on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Wakpala, South Dakota.

1941-1945 -- Receives scholarship: Laverne Noyes Scholarship, South Dakota State University

1945 -- Receives Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, South Dakota State University.

1945-1946 -- Teacher, Home Economics, Haskell Indian Institute (B.I.A.)

1947-1948 -- Health Education Lecturer, Michigan Tuberculosis Association

1948-1949 -- Teacher, Santo Domingo Pueblo, United Pueblos Agency, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1949-1950 -- Teacher, Navajo Adult Beginner's Program, Albuquerque Indian School

1950-1951 -- Teacher, Home Economics, Flandreau Indian School

1950-1954 -- Fellowship: Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs Fellowships

1951-1954 -- Research Assistant, Sociology and Anthropology, Michigan State University

1953-1954 -- Fellowship: John Hay Whitney Foundation Fellowship

1954 -- Receives Master of Arts, Sociology and Anthropology, Michigan State University. Fellowship: American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship

1954- -- Charter Member, American Indian Women's Service League

1955-1958 -- Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Washington

1956 -- Honor: Outstanding Alumna, South Dakota State University

1960 -- Mentioned as "Who's Who Among American Indians"

circa 1960 -- Alpha Kappa Delta, Sociology Hononary Phi Upsilon Omicron, Home Economic Honorary

1960-1963 -- Lecturer, Anthropology, University of British Columbia

1960-1964 -- Board of Directors, Native Urban Indian Centers in Vancouver, British Columbia and Calgary, Alberta

1963-1964 -- Lecturer/Sociology and Teacher/Counselor, Mount Royal College, Indian Affairs Branch Receives grant: American Council of Learned Societies Research Grant

1965 -- Lecturer, Social Science, Michigan State University

1966 -- Psychiatric Social Worker, Provincial Guidance Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

1966-1967 -- Receives grant: Career Development Grant, National Institute of Mental Health

1966- -- Member, National Congress of American Indians (Education Issues)

1967 -- Receives grant: Ethnological Research Grant, National Museum of Canada

1967-1968 -- Lecturer, Sociology and Anthropology, University of Montana

1968 -- Teacher, "Cultural Enrichment Program," Standing Rock Indian Reservation, South Dakota Cited in "The Role of Racial Minorities in the United States," Seattle, Washington

1968 March -- Speaker: "The Pow-Wow as a Social Factor in the Northern Plains Ceremonialism," Montana Academy of Sciences

1968 May -- Speaker: "Patterns and Periphery of Plains Indian Pow-Wows," Central States Anthropological Society

1968 June -- Speaker: "Magic Among the Stoney Indians," Canadian Sociology and Anthropological Association, Calgary, Alberta

1968 August -- Speaker: "Magic Among the Stoney Indians," International Congress of Americanists, Stuttgart, German Speaker: "The Dynamics of a Dakota Indian Giveaway," International Congress of Americanists, Stuttgart, German

1968-1969 -- Director, American Indian Research, Oral History Project and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of South Dakota

1968-1970 -- Consultant, Text Book Evaluation Committee, American Indians United

1969 -- Assistant Professor, Teacher Corps, University of Nebraska

1969 September -- Speaker: "The Red Man Yesterday," Governor's Interstate Indian Council, Wichita, Kansas

1969 December -- Speaker: "The Native American in Modern Society," Northwestern State College

1969-1970 -- Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University Speaker: "The Indian in Institutions of Higher Learning," Annual Conference, National Indian Education Association

1969-1975 -- Member, Editorial Board, American Indian Historical Society

1970 -- Mentioned for second time as "Who's Who Among American Indians" Steering Committee Member, Indian Ecumenical Convocation of North America Member, Planning Committee Indian Alcoholism and Drug Use

1970 August -- Speaker: "The Role of the White Indian Expert," 2nd Annual Conference, National Indian Education Association

1970 October -- Speaker: "The Ethnographic Study of Indian Women," Annual Convention, American Ethnohistorical Soceity

1970 November -- Speaker: "The Anthropologists as the Indian's Image Maker," Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association Speaker: "The Anthropologist and Ethnic Studies Programs," Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association

1970-1971 -- Associate Professor, Anthropology, San Francisco State University Member, Mayor's Committee on the Status of Women, San Francisco, California

1971 -- Member, Native American Scholars Board, Steering and Selection, American Indian Historical Society

1971 May -- Speaker: "Ethnic Studies and Native Americans," National Education Association

1971-1973 -- Pre-Doctoral Lecturer, Anthropology, University of Washington Consultant, American Indian Heritage Program

1972 -- Honored in "Potlatch" ceremony by Makah Tribal people at the National Indian Education Conference for contributions to Indian education Receives grant: American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grant, Americanist Annual Meeting, Rome, Italy Curriculum Advisor, Lakota Higher Education Center, Prine Ridge, South Dakota

1972 March -- Speaker: "Warrior Women Societies," Northwest Anthropological Conference

1972 April -- Chairperson and Speaker: "Racism and Ethnic Relations," Society for Applied Anthropology

1972 June -- Chairperson, Native American Studies Symposium, International Congress of Americanists, Mexico

1972 August -- Speaker: "Warrior Women of the Plains," International Congress of Americanists, Rome, Italy

1972 November -- Speaker: "Native Americans in the Modern World," Southwest Minnesota State College

1973 -- Expert Witness, Yvonne Wanro Trial, Spokane, Washington Member, Organization of American States, First Congress of Indigenous Women, Chiapas, Mexico Speaker: "Self-Direction in Sioux Education," American Anthropological Association Speaker: "North American Native Women: The Aspirations and Their Associations," presented as a Delegate to the Inter-American Commission on Indigenous Women, Chiapas, Mexico

1973-1974 -- Visiting Professor, Anthropology, Native American Studies Program, Dartmouth College

1973-1976 -- Member, Committee on Minorities in Anthropology, American Anthropological Association

1973- -- Consultant, Human Services Department, Sinte Gleska Community College

1974 -- Expert Witness, Wounded Knee Trial, Lincoln, Nebraska Speaker: "Indian Women's Roles: Traditional and Contemporary," Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association

1974-1975 -- Visiting Professor, Anthropology, Colorado College

1975-1976 -- Visiting Associate Professor, Anthropology, Stanford University

1975-1977 -- Member, Steering Committee, Council of Anthropology and Education, American Anthropological Association

1976 -- Visiting Professor, Educational Anthropology, University of New Brunswick Expert Witness, Topsky Eagle Feathers Trial, Pocatello, Idaho Panelist, White House Conference on Ethnic Studies, Washington, D.C.

1977 -- Expert Witness, Greybull Grandchildren Custody Case, Portland, Oregon American Indian representative to the World Conference on Indigenous People, Geneva, Switzerland Honor: Outstanding Alumna, South Dakota State University

1977 August 18 -- Medicine serves as Sacred Pipe Woman at the Sun Dance, Green Grass, South Dakota

1977-1980 -- Education Consultant, National Congress of American Indians, Washington, D.C.

1978 -- Cited in the Directory of Significant 20th Century American Minority Women, Gaylord Professional Publications Biographical Sketch in "Moving Forward" of the Bookmark Reading Program, Third Edition

1978 August -- Speaker: "Issues in the Professionalization of Native American Women," Annual Meeting, American Psychological Association

1978-1982 -- Advanced Opportunity Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1979 -- Visiting Professor, Department of Education Policy Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1979 August -- Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters, Northern Michigan University Speaker: "The Dakota Indian Memorial Feast: Reservation and Urban Manifestations," International Congress of Americanists, Lima, Peru

1980 -- Member, Nominations Committee, American Anthropological Association Biographical Sketch in "Native American Indian Personalities, Historical and Contemporary," Dansville, New York: The Instructor Publications, Inc.

1981 -- Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington-Seattle Speaker: "Linguistically Marginated: The Transformation of Dominated Speech Varieties," American Anthropological Association

1982 -- School of Social and Behavioral Science Academic Planning, California State University Speaker: "Policy Decisions: Federal Regulations and American Indian Identity Issues," Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association

1982-1983 -- Anthropology Department Curriculum Committee, California State University

1982-1985 -- Associate Professor of Anthropology, Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Program in American Indian Studies, California State University Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Program in American Studies Program, California State University

1982- -- President, Assembly of California Indian Women

1983 -- Receives Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, University of Wisconsin Expert Witness, Fortunate Eagle Trial, Reno, Nevada Award: Outstanding Woman of Color, National Institute of Women of Color, Washingtonton, D.C. (for anthropological contributions) Award: Outstanding Minority Researcher, American Educational Research Association Publishes book with Patricia Albers: The Hidden Half: Indian Women of the Northern Plains Honor: Significant Academic Book (The Hidden Half), Choice, Association of Colleges and Research Libraries, American Library Association

1983-1984 -- Student Affirmative Action Coordinating Council, California State University

1983-1986 -- Member, Executive Board, Southwest Anthropological Association Member, Governing Board, Common Cause

1984 -- Member, Advisory Board of National Research for Handicapped Native Americans, North Arizona University Scholarly Publications Award Selection Committee, California State University Award: Faculty Award for Meritorious Service, California State University Speaker: Field Work Methods: "Ties That Bond," Committee on the Status of Women in Anthropology," Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association Speaker: "Career Patterns of American Indian Women," Council of Education and Anthropology, Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association

1984 November -- Faculty Award for Meritorious Service, California State University

1984-1985 -- Participant, Chancellor's Office Grant to "Cross-Cultural Perspectives in the Social Sciences," California State University

1985 November -- Speaker: Conference on "The Native American: His Arts, His Culture, and His History," West Virginia State College

1985-1986 -- Board of Directors, Naechi Institute on Alcohol and Drug Education

1985-1988 -- Professor, Department of Anthropology and Director, Native Centre, University of Calgary

1985-1989 -- Member, Malinowski Awards Committee, Society for Applied Anthropology

1987 -- Honor: Outstanding Minority Professorship Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks Visiting Professor, University of Michigan

1987-1995 -- Member, Committee of Anthropologists in Primarily Minority Institutions, American Anthropological Association

1988 August 1 -- Medicine officially retires.

1989 -- Volunteer (Committee of Anthropologists in Primarily Minority Institutions, American Anthropological Association), Standing Rock College Honor (twice): Outstanding Minority Professorship Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks Visiting Professor, Wayne State University.

1990 -- Honor: "Outstanding Contributions for the promotion of sex equity in Education," Illinois State Board of Education Honor: Outstanding Lakota Woman, Standing Rock College

1991 -- Honor: Distinguished Service Award, American Anthropological Association. Medicine was the first American Indian to receive this award.

1991 -- Visiting Professor, Saskatchewan Indian Federal College Visiting Professor, Colorado College Visiting Professor, Anthropology, Humboldt State University

1992 -- Visiting Distinguished Professor, Women's Studies, University of Toronto

1993 -- Visiting Professor, Rural Sociology, South Dakota State University Award: Distinguished Native American Alumna Award, South Dakota State University

1993-1994 December -- Research Co-ordinator, Women's Perspectives, Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples

1994- -- Adjunct Professor, University of Alberta

1995 -- Scholar in Residence, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul Visiting Scholar, Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia Award: Ohana Award, Multi-Cultural Counseling Excellence, American Association of Counselors

1996 -- Award: Bronislaw Malinowski Award, Society for Applied Anthropology. Buckman Professor, Department of Human Ecology, University of Minnesota

circa 1997- -- Associate Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, California State University

2001 -- Publishes book: Learning to Be an Anthropologist and Remaining "Native": Selected Writings.

2005 -- Award: George and Louise Spindler Award, Council on Anthropology and Education, American Anthropological Association.

2005 December 19 -- Medicine dies during emergency surgery in Bismarck, North Dakota.

2006 -- Book: Drinking and Sobriety Among the Lakota Sioux is published posthumously.

2008 -- The Society for Applied Anthropology creates the Bea Medicine Award.
Provenance:
The papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Beatrice Medicine between 1997 and 2003, and by Ted Garner in 2006.
Restrictions:
Materials relating to student grades, letters of recommendation, and evaluations have been restricted.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Alcohol  Search this
Gender imagery  Search this
Discrimination  Search this
Linguistics -- Research -- United States  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Lakota Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Citation:
Beatrice Medicine papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.1997-05
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Guide to the Beatrice Medicine papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1997-05

Woman's Belt

Collector:
Emile Granier  Search this
Donor Name:
Emile Granier  Search this
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Sioux, Oglala Lakota (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Belt
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
14 Sep 1898
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
034005
USNM Number:
E200628-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fd57b28c-2e2d-45e7-ba7d-42d0631dbe93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8354976
Online Media:

MS 1748 Letter in Lakota from Take-Way-From-Crow to his sister-in-law, White Cow

Creator:
Take-Way-From-Crow  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Addressee:
White Cow  Search this
Collector:
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916  Search this
Translator:
Black Spotted Horse, Joseph  Search this
Bordeaux, Louis  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
March 1, 1890
1915-1916
Scope and Contents:
Also includes a photostat copy 2 pages, an English translation 1 page, and miscellaneous correspondence 3 pages. Miscellaneous correspondence: Frederick W. Hodge to Truman Michelson, October 4, 1915, Autograph note; Michelson to Hodge, November 2, 1915, Autograph note signed; Hodge to Francis LaFlesche, November 2, 1915 Autograph note signed; LaFlesche to Hodge, February 11, 1916, Typescript letter signed, enclosing 1 page free English translation of Take-Way-from-Crow's letter made by Joseph Black Spotted Horse and Louis Bordeaux.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1748
Local Note:
Autograph letter signed
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Lakota dialect  Search this
Lakota Indians  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1748, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1748
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1748

Production Records

Topic:
Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages (Sound recording : 2004)
Creator::
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Programs  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Digital versatile discs
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1993-2005
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of production records created by Howard Bass, Cultural Arts Manager, in the planning and development of the recording, "Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages." Produced in partnership with Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, "Beautiful Beyond" is an anthology of hymns and songs from Native American communities throughout the United States. The recording demonstrates how music helped to preserve and perpetuate Native languages. Communities represented include: Cherokee, Cheyenne, Choctaw Indians, Comanche, Creek Indians, Hopi Indians, Kiowa Indians, Teton Indians (Lakota Indians), Mohawk Indians, Hawaiians, Navajo Indians, Ojibwa Indians, Oneida Indians, Seminole Indians, Tewa Indians, and Yupik Eskimos. Also included are records related to the festivities and performances planned for the opening of National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) building on The Mall in September 2004. Materials include correspondence, biographies, essays, bibliographies, liner notes, recording logs, and audio recordings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 03/21/2011 memorandum, Toda to File; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Hymns  Search this
Sacred songs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs  Search this
Indians of North America -- Languages  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Oneida Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Yupik Eskimos  Search this
Special events  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Digital versatile discs
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-089, National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Programs, Production Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-089
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Production Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-089

Chauncey Yellow Robe a biography of the American Indian educator, ca. 1870-1930 David W. Messer ; foreword by Rona Yellow Robe

Author:
Messer, David W. 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (vi, 172 pages) illustrations
Type:
Biography
Electronic books
Biographies
Date:
2018
Topic:
Lakota Indians  Search this
Indian educators  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Educators  Search this
EDUCATION--Essays  Search this
EDUCATION--Organizations & Institutions  Search this
EDUCATION--Reference  Search this
Call number:
E99.T34 M47 2018 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unlimited users
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145191

From Wounded Knee to the gallows the life and trials of Lakota chief Two Sticks Philip S. Hall and Mary Solon Lewis

Author:
Hall, Philip S. 1943-  Search this
Lewis, Mary Solon 1936-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource illustrations
Type:
Biography
Electronic books
Biographies
Date:
2020
19th century
Topic:
Lakota Indians  Search this
Oglala Indians--Social conditions  Search this
Call number:
E99.T34 H35 2020 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145283

Confessions of an Iyeska by Viola Burnette

Author:
Burnette, Viola 1939-  Search this
Author:
ProQuest (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (149 pages)
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2018
Topic:
Lakota Indians--Mixed descent  Search this
Lakota women  Search this
Women lawyers  Search this
Indian judges  Search this
Indian women activists  Search this
Call number:
E99.T34 .B876 2018 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1118545

"From our special correspondent" : dispatches from the 1875 Black Hills Council at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska / edited by James E. Potter

Editor:
Potter, James E (James Edward) 1945-  Search this
Physical description:
334 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
Date:
2016
Topic:
Government relations  Search this
Lakota Indians--Government relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110190

Teton Sioux music by Frances Densmore

Author:
Densmore, Frances 1867-1957  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 561 pages, 82 leaves of plates illustrations (including music 24 cm
Type:
Music
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
1918
Topic:
Social life and customs  Search this
Lakota Indians--Music--History and criticism  Search this
Music--History and criticism  Search this
Music  Search this
Lakota Indians--Music  Search this
Call number:
ML3557 .D376 1918
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_944101

Wooden Pipe-Stem

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Sioux, Oglala Lakota (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Pipe
Place:
Plains Northern, United States, North America
Accession Date:
20 Mar 1931
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E359680-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a2d870df-2fcf-4ba4-8107-c3163bfa7224
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8406384
Online Media:

Indian Family of Long Ago: Buffalo Hunters of the Plains 1957

Physical description:
reference one film reel (504 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
North America
United States
South Dakota
Date:
1957
Topic:
Indians of North America--Hunting  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2003.5.118
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398725

Lakota tales and texts : wisdom stories, customs, lives, and instruction of the Dakota peoples / written and compiled by Ivan Stars, Peter Iron Shell, Eugene Buechel ; and dictated by members of the Oglala and Sicangu bands of the Southern Lakota Sioux ; edited by Paul Manhart

Author:
Stars, Ivan  Search this
Manhart, Paul  Search this
Author:
Iron Shell, Peter  Search this
Buechel, Eugene  Search this
Physical description:
xliv, 399 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Folklore
Texts
Date:
1978
©1978
Topic:
Lakota dialect--Texts  Search this
Lakota Indians--Social life and customs--Folklore  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_122172

Standing Rock : Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Nation / Donovin Arleigh Sprague and Rylan Sprague

Photographer:
Sprague, Donovin Arleigh  Search this
Author:
Sprague, Rylan  Search this
Physical description:
95 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color), color portraits ; 24 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Biography
Illustrated works
Place:
Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Date:
2015
Topic:
Lakota Indians  Search this
Historic buildings  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107803

Without reservation : Benjamin Reifel and American Indian acculturation / Sean J. Flynn

Title:
Benjamin Reifel and American Indian acculturation
Author:
Flynn, Sean J.  Search this
Subject:
Reifel, Ben 1906-1990  Search this
Physical description:
x, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
United States
Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota
Date:
2018
Topic:
Lakota Indians  Search this
Indian legislators  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107708

Standing Rock : greed, oil and the Lakota's struggle for justice / Bikem Ekberzade

Title:
Greed, oil and the Lakota's struggle for justice
Author:
Ekberzade, Bikem 1971-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 216 pages ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
North Dakota
Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Date:
2018
Topic:
Lakota Indians--Government relations  Search this
Lakota Indians--Land tenure  Search this
Petroleum pipelines  Search this
Lakota Indians--Social conditions  Search this
Environmental justice  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104574

Mako Washte : an ethnographic overview and oral history of the Badlands National Park / David R.M. White

Author:
White, David R. M  Search this
Applied Cultural Dynamics  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (various pagings) : maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Dakota
Badlands National Park
Badlands National Park (S.D.)
Date:
2002
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Lakota Indians  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
E99.T34 W49 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103815

Eyewitness to the Fetterman Fight : Indian views / edited by John H. Monnett

Author:
White Bull, Joseph 1849-1947  Search this
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
American Horse 1840-1908  Search this
Wooden Leg 1858-1940  Search this
Two Moon 1847-1917  Search this
Editor of compilation:
Monnett, John H.  Search this
Subject:
Red Cloud 1822-1909  Search this
Crazy Horse approximately 1842-1877  Search this
Grinnell, George Bird 1849-1938  Search this
Sheldon, Addison Erwin 1861-1943  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 232 pages : maps, illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Type:
Personal narratives
Biography
History
Place:
Wyoming
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Fetterman Fight, Wyo., 1866  Search this
History  Search this
Lakota Indians--History  Search this
Wars  Search this
Lakota Indians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1095998

Converting the Rosebud : Catholic mission and the Lakotas, 1886-1916 / Harvey Markowitz

Title:
Catholic mission and the Lakotas, 1886-1916
Converting the Rosebud + Catholic mission and the Lakotas, 1886-1916
Author:
Markowitz, Harvey  Search this
Subject:
St. Francis Catholic Indian Mission (Rosebud Indian Reservation, S.D.)  Search this
Jesuits Missions History  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 303 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
South Dakota
Rosebud Indian Reservation
Rosebud Indian Reservation (S.D.)
Date:
2018
Topic:
Lakota Indians--Missions  Search this
Lakota Indians--Religion  Search this
Lakota Indians--History  Search this
History  Search this
Sources  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1094702

Metal weapons, tools, and ornaments of the Teton Dakota Indians / by James Austin Hanson

Author:
Hanson, James Austin 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 118 pages : illustrations ; 20 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Plains
Date:
2001
©2001
Topic:
Lakota Indians--Implements  Search this
Implements  Search this
Lakota Indians--Commerce  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093137

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