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Stephen Gambaro photographs of American Indian artists and public figures

Creator:
Gambaro, Stephen  Search this
Names:
Billedeaux, Dwight  Search this
Biss, Earl, 1947-1998  Search this
Deer, Ada Elizabeth  Search this
DesJarlais, Larry J.  Search this
Echohawk, Brummett T., 1922-2006  Search this
Harris, LaDonna  Search this
McCarty Hessing, Valjean, 1934-  Search this
Peña, Jose Encarnacion, San Ildefonso  Search this
Runnels, Vic  Search this
Seabourn, Bert D., 1931-  Search this
West, W. Richard (Walter Richard), 1912-1996  Search this
Extent:
4 Prints (halftone)
41 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Seneca Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Onondaga Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Cherokee Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Menominee Indians  Search this
Comanche Indians  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Oglala Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1976-1984
Scope and Contents note:
Portraits of American Indian artists, craftspeople, activists, and leaders from Stephen Gambaro's photography exhibits: "The Indian, the Animal, and the Land," 1976; "Indian Artists," 1977; and "Shadows Caught: Images of Native Americans," 1984.

Individuals pictured include: Brummett Echohawk, Pawnee; Archie Blackowl, Cheyenne; Bert Seabourn, Cherokee; LaDonna Harris, Comanche; W. Richard West, Sr., Southern Cheyenne; Ada Deer, Menominee; George Watchetaker, Comanche; King Kuka, Blackfeet; Earl Biss, Crow; Larry J. DesJarlais Jr., Turtle Mountain Chippewa; Encarnacion Pena, San Ildefonso; Valjean McCarty Hessing, Choctaw; Allan Hauser, Apache; Victor H. Runnels, Oglala; Sarah McCray, Navajo; Marian Wolf, Kiowa; Dwight Billedeaux, Blackfeet; Elsie Peshlakai, Navajo; Johnny Tiger Jr., Muscogee; John Kaskaske, Kickapoo; Linda Russell, Apache-Pawnee; Stephen Gonyea, Onondaga Iroquois; Naomi and Kathy Gonyea, Seneca Iroquois; and John, Eric, and Tanya Parker, Choctaw.
Biographical/Historical note:
Stephen Gambaro is a professional photographer and former Chief of Rehabilitation Services for the Washington, DC, government. He and his wife, a Cherokee sculptor, operate an Indian art gallery in DC. Gambaro's photographs largely depict Indian friends, artists, and craftsmen whom his gallery represents, as well as his travels to Indian communities around the United States.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 80-37, NAA ACC 84-19
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The exhibition catalog for "Indian Artists" in 1977 was donated with parts of this collection in 1980. It has been relocated to the National Anthropological Archives Reference Files.
Additional photographs by Stephen Gambaro can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot R80-33.
Jose Encarnacion Pena's painting entitled "Spotted Pumpkin Dance," collected by Gambaro for the "Shadows Caught" exhibit, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7429.
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 80-37, Stephen Gambaro photographs of American Indian artists and public figures, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-37
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-80-37

Photographs of Jose Encarnacion Peña murals and Patricia Peña dolls

Artist:
Peña, Jose Encarnacion, San Ildefonso  Search this
Names:
Peña, Patricia (artist and possible photographer)  Search this
Extent:
5 color slides
3 color prints
Culture:
Tewa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Color prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1976-1980
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs probably made by Patricia Peña depicting artwork created by her and her husband, including Encarnacion Peña murals and Patricia Peña dolls. The collection also includes one image of Encarnacion Peña painting a mural at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Biographical/Historical note:
José Encarnacion Peña (1902-1979, also known as Soqween) was a painter and potter from San Ildefonso Pueblo and the nephew of potter Maria Martinez. He studied painting under Dorothy Dunn at "The Studio" of the Santa Fe Indian School in the early 1930s. Peña was known for his watercolor and mural paintings of dances, as well as pottery figurines and fetishes. His wife Patricia Peña made dolls, including "Maria the Potter," which won Best Doll and Judges Choice in the Annual American Indian Show in Phoenix, 1981.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-24
Location of Other Archival Materials:
An original painting by Encarnacion Peña held in National Anthropological Archives MS 7429.
The National Museum of the American Indian also holds Encarnacion Peña paintings.
Photographs of Encarnacion Peña, including one by Patricia Peña, held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 79-30 and Photo Lot 80-37.
An original mural by Encarnacion Peña, which is depicted in this collection, can be found at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Dolls  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-24, Photographs of Jose Encarnacion Peña murals and dolls, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-24
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-24

Patricia Peña photograph of José Encarnacion Peña dressed as koshari

Creator:
Peña, Patricia  Search this
Names:
Peña, Jose Encarnacion, San Ildefonso  Search this
Extent:
1 color print
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color prints
Photographs
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents note:
Photograph depicting José Encarnacion Peña dressed as a koshari for a Corn Dance in August 1978. The photograph was made by Peña's wife, Patricia Peña.
Biographical/Historical note:
José Encarnacion Peña (1902-1979, also known as Soqween) was a painter and potter from San Ildefonso Pueblo and the nephew of potter Maria Martinez. He studied painting under Dorothy Dunn at "The Studio" of the Santa Fe Indian School in the early 1930s. Peña was known for his watercolor and mural paintings of dances, as well as pottery figurines and fetishes. His wife Patricia Pena was an award-winning dollmaker.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 79-30
Location of Other Archival Materials:
A painting by José Encarnacion Peña can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7429.
The National Museum of the American Indian and the Denver Public Library also hold paintings by Peña.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Tewa dance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 79-30, Patricia Peña photograph of José Encarnacion Peña dressed as koshari, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-30
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-79-30

MS 7429 Spotted Pumpkin Dance

Creator:
Peña, Jose Encarnacion, San Ildefonso  Search this
Names:
Gambaro, Stephen  Search this
Extent:
1 Painting
Culture:
San Ildefonso  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Paintings
Date:
1979
Biographical / Historical:
Shown at the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the show Shadows Caught: Images of Native American. Curated by Stephen Gambaro, February 6-April 22, 1984.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7429

NAA INV 10000087
Local Note:
Watercolor on paper, mounted
Topic:
Shawdows Caught: Images of Native Americans  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7429, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7429
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7429

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