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Blackfoot photographs with typed captions

Photographer:
Willcomb, R. H.  Search this
Names:
Bird Rattler  Search this
Chis-Cho-wa-na  Search this
Deschon, O. I.  Search this
Split Ears  Search this
Stevenson, John  Search this
Wagner, Jack  Search this
Extent:
22 Prints
Culture:
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Date:
1923-1924
Scope and Contents:
Catalog Number 4724 Blackfoot: 1. "Blackfeet Indian Encampment near Browning, Montana" Date: July 5, 1923. 2. "Blackfeet Indian Sun Lodge near Browning, Montana" July 8, 1923. 3. "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada. ... Note profile of human head among rocks above the [Three] Indians [seated below stones]." Left to right: Split Ears, Bird Rattler, and Jack Wagner September 14, 1924. 4. Close up of the above September 14, 1924. 5. "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada. Looking up the Milk River Valley from a point about one half mile below the stone. The east end of the stone can be seen in the middle ground" September 14, 1924. 6. "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada. Looking down the Milk River Valley about one-half mile below Writing-on-stone" September 14, 1924. 7. "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada. Looking up the Milk River Valley from the foot of the cliff near our camp, which may be seen." September 14, 1924. 8. "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada. The Indian writings are found on the smooth sandstone surfaces near the bottom of the cliffs rising from the floor of the Milk River Valley, extending over a reach of about one half mile." 9. "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada. Looking through a cleft in the rocks..." September 14, 1924.
Catalog Number 4724 Blackfoot: 10. Subject: "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada, Chief Bird Rattler and Split Ears on top of Butte..." September 14, 1924. 11. "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada. Party resting after studying the many Indian writings found on these sandstone cliffs." From left to right are Chief Bird Rattler, John Stevenson, O. I. Deschon, Jack Wagner and Split Ears. Bird Rattler also called Chis-Cho-wa-na. 12. "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada. Chief Bird Rattler, Chis-Cho-wa-na, making picture to show what he said would probably be his last trip to this historic spot" September 14, 1924. 13. "Writing-on-stone, near Coutts, Alberta, Canada. Indian writings on the smooth sandstone surfaces near the base of the cliffs. These writings are scattered along this cliff for about a half mile. Many of the characters were unintelligible to our Indian friends. Indian tradition has it that these writing are made by ghosts since no one knows who put them there. It is also believed that events have been forecasted by these writings. C. M. Russell told me [R. H. Willcomb] that this spot was held as sacred by the old Indian tribes and was used as a place where enemy tribes could meet to arrange peace without danger of ambush" 14-22 Indian pictographs. Writing-on-stone, Milk River Valley northeast of Coutts, Alberta, Canada August, 1926.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4724
Local Note:
Filed: Blackfoot, "original prints" series.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Habitations and other structures -- Sun Lodge  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Camps  Search this
Pictographs -- Alberta  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Alberta  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4724, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4724
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4724

Night Voyage

Artist:
Adolph Gottlieb, American, b. New York City, 1903–1974  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
38 x 30 in. (96.4 x 76.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1946)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Art © Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Accession Number:
66.2159
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Abstract Expressionism (First Generation)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py27f1378f6-7044-4f6a-ae5a-55353a1e041f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.2159

A Blackfoot history : the winter counts : Sikaitapi Itsinniiki = telling the old stories / Paul M. Raczka

Title:
Blackfoot history, the winter counts
Telling the old stories
Sikaitapi Itsinniiki telling the old stories
Author:
Raczka, Paul M.  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 422 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 28 cm
Type:
Folklore
History
Date:
2017
Topic:
History  Search this
Winter counts  Search this
Siksika Indians--Portraits  Search this
Montana--History  Search this
Alberta--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103304

Blackfoot war art : pictographs of the reservation period, 1880-2000 / L. James Dempsey

Author:
Dempsey, L. James (Lloyd James) 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 461 p., 32 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alberta
Montana
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Siksika art--History  Search this
Wars  Search this
Kainah art--History  Search this
Piegan art--History  Search this
War in art  Search this
Picture-writing--History  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_811770

Adolph Gottlieb : pictographs : an exhibition / organized by the Edmonton Art Gallery

Author:
Gottlieb, Adolph 1903-1974  Search this
Wilkin, Karen 1940-  Search this
Edmonton Art Gallery  Search this
Vancouver Art Gallery  Search this
Glenbow-Alberta Institute  Search this
Art Gallery of Windsor  Search this
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal  Search this
Art Gallery of Ontario  Search this
Subject:
Gottlieb, Adolph 1903-1974  Search this
Physical description:
[68] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1977
[1977?]
Call number:
N40.1.G68 E24 1977
N40.1.G68 E24 1977
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_395566

In search of ancient Alberta / Barbara Huck and Doug Whiteway

Author:
Huck, Barbara  Search this
Whiteway, Doug 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
287 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Place:
Alberta
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Indians of North America--Antiquities  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Fossils  Search this
Geology  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_967186

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