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Proud heritage [sound recording] : a celebration of traditional American Indian music

Author:
Mauchahty-Ware, Tom  Search this
Locke, Kevin  Search this
Carnegie Roadrunners  Search this
Southern Thunder (Musical group)  Search this
Ironwood Singers  Search this
Badland Singers  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc (71 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Music
Date:
1996
1967
P1996
Topic:
Pipe music  Search this
Call number:
disc 000775
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1000208

Luther Douglas Diné (Navajo) slides

Photographer:
Douglas, Luther A., 1919-1976  Search this
Extent:
195 color slides
Culture:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Place:
New Mexico
Arizona
Date:
April 1964
Summary:
This collection contains 195 slides that were taken by photographer Luther A. Douglas on the Navajo (Diné) Reservation in April of 1964.
Scope and Contents:
Catalog numbers: S03663 - S03686 and S07774 - S07945

This collection contains 195 color slides which were taken in April of 1964 on the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico by photographer Luther A. Douglas. The photographs depict Diné (Navajo) everyday scenes (portraits/ landscapes) including images of trading posts, Hogans or Diné (Navajo) houses, schools, hospitals, churches, sheep corrals, performances for tourists, and ceremonies. Douglas used both a Yashica and a Rollei, which worked best for his field expeditions. He may have used these cameras during this visit to the Navajo Reservation.
Arrangement note:
This collection is arranged according to catalog number.
Biographical/Historical note:
Luther A. Douglas was born in Idaho in 1919 and died in 1976. Douglas had a rough childhood and at the age of 8 was left without parents. His father passed away before he was born, and his mother was on the run with her then boyfriend after robbing a bank. Douglas was abandoned by his mother on the Navajo reservation and he walked to the nearest trading post where he was then noticed by a Diné (Navajo) family who took him home and cared for him. He lived with this family for just under a year until a social worker visited and took him back to Idaho where he was put into foster care. Since then he had an admiration for Diné (Navajo) culture, as he experienced daily life and some ceremonies while living with the Diné (Navajo) family. This was the first time he was able to experience being part of a family and he believed that they saved his life in many ways.

In his adult life, Douglas pursued independent studies for more than four decades traveling to the Navajo reservation many times and recording knowledge of the Navajo culture, focusing on the preservation of sand paintings. He was a craftsman and an ethnographer with lifelong interests in the Diné (Navajo) culture, and even experimented and mimicked sand paintings but it was noted by his wife they were altered in various and minimal ways in order to alter the ceremonial paintings. His wife, Conda Elisabeth (Betsy) Douglas worked closely with him and often accompanied him during lectures and slide programs.

In 1954 Douglas was elected as a Fellow of the International Explorers Clubs in recognition of his studies of Diné (Navajo) culture. In 1960s Douglas worked as a Research Associate or Field Agent for the Museum of the American Indian and traveled out to the Diné (Navajo) Reservation during this time. In 1976 he received recognition as an outstanding Idaho citizen since the time of Idaho's formation as a Territory at the Idaho Bicentennial celebration.
Separated Materials:
NMAI also holds the following reports written by Luther Douglas: Storytelling Among the Navajo , 1965 and Survey Report on Navajo Ceremonial Practices , undated. These are held in the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, NMAI.AC.001, Box 213, folders 15 and 16.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Genre/Form:
Color slides -- 20th century
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Luther Douglas Diné (Navajo) slides, image #, Collection NMAI.AC.393; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.393
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-393

Jar

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Previous owner:
Irving B. Levi, Non-Indian, 1891-1964  Search this
Donor:
Irving B. Levi, Non-Indian, 1891-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Jar
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
22/3779
Barcode:
223779.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a1639469-dc1b-4d9f-bc45-a9a359aacd12
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_238265
Online Media:

Belt Dance

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
George Duran (George Durand), Picuris Pueblo, 1928-1980  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Oscar Brousse Jacobson, Non-Indian, 1882-1966  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Oscar Brousse Jacobson, Non-Indian, 1882-1966  Search this
Title:
Belt Dance
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, watercolor, graphite
Techniques:
Drawn, painted
Dimensions:
24.8 x 33.9 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
1945
Catalog Number:
23/6015
Barcode:
236015.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62d08b921-3e58-4f04-9c81-432fcf28c8c5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_250922
Online Media:

Two Deer

Culture/People:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Gerald Nailor (To Yah), Diné (Navajo), 1917-1952  Search this
Previous owner:
Jeanne O. Snodgrass (Jeanne Snodgrass King), Non-Indian, 1927-2002  Search this
Seller:
Jeanne O. Snodgrass (Jeanne Snodgrass King), Non-Indian, 1927-2002  Search this
Title:
Two Deer
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Screenprinted/serigraph printed
Dimensions:
26.5 x 34.1 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1937
Catalog Number:
25/2243
Barcode:
252243.000
See related items:
Diné (Navajo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6eac3599f-67f4-446f-ab65-a9bdaf2d7253
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_268048
Online Media:

Bowl/Dish

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Seller:
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921  Search this
Previous owner:
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921  Search this
Dr. Joseph L. Jones, Non-Indian, 1833-1896  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl/Dish
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
7533
Barcode:
007533.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62ac84184-c2b3-4caf-ac07-eeb02bdb2572
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_7880
Online Media:

Bowl

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Previous owner:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
24/8949
Barcode:
248949.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62e7dd54f-905e-4c86-bd64-74a67142daf2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_264810
Online Media:

Cooking pot

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Previous owner:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Cooking pot
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
24/1036
Barcode:
241036.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6664dccc5-b36c-4cd8-9836-c7655190b7e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_256690
Online Media:

Berry Picker

Culture/People:
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
C. J. Wells, Sahnish (Arikara)/Picuris Pueblo, b. 1952  Search this
Previous owner:
Leonard D. Horodenski (L.D. Horodenski), Non-Indian, 1919-1986  Search this
Anne Pomeroy Horodenski (Mrs. L.D. Horodenski), Non-Indian, 1916-1997  Search this
Donor:
Leonard D. Horodenski (L.D. Horodenski), Non-Indian, 1919-1986  Search this
Anne Pomeroy Horodenski (Mrs. L.D. Horodenski), Non-Indian, 1916-1997  Search this
Title:
Berry Picker
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Canvas, acrylic paint
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
73.5 x 73.5 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1983
Catalog Number:
25/2530
Barcode:
252530.000
See related items:
Sahnish (Arikara)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a0a98230-9907-4a6c-85da-0c2436a40b1c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_268430
Online Media:

Bowl

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Donor:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Possible collector:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled
Dimensions:
10.6 x 10.6 x 7.1 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
24/7719
Barcode:
247719.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws671a68637-e0e0-4192-8465-25a580103ff0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_263440
Online Media:

Bowl

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Previous owner:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
24/8940
Barcode:
248940.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6cde49c25-6d8d-422b-bd4e-4ce0f2dc5ff0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_264801
Online Media:

The Marriage

Culture/People:
San Ildefonso Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Jose Vincente Aguilar (Sua-Peen [Warm Mountain]), San Ildefonso Pueblo/Picuris Pueblo, b. 1924  Search this
Seller:
Philbrook Museum of Art (Philbrook Art Center), 1939-  Search this
Previous owner:
Philbrook Museum of Art (Philbrook Art Center), 1939-  Search this
Title:
The Marriage
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, tempera
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
41.1 x 48.5 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
San Ildefonso Pueblo, San Ildefonso Reservation; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
1964
Catalog Number:
23/4133
Barcode:
234133.000
See related items:
San Ildefonso Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6909b52fa-7879-4bb2-9677-90b7583d7a68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_248664
Online Media:

Pitcher

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Seller:
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921  Search this
Previous owner:
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921  Search this
Dr. Joseph L. Jones, Non-Indian, 1833-1896  Search this
Object Name:
Pitcher
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
7540
Barcode:
007540.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws689b40eca-6f4f-45d9-8657-44cedd393dcc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_7887
Online Media:

Bowl

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Previous owner:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
24/1035
Barcode:
241035.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws652a9356f-5f6f-4e44-965a-610f39c8776b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_256689
Online Media:

Bowl

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Donor:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Possible collector:
Ernest S. Carter (Ernest Sigmund Carter/Ernest Sigmund Schickler), Non-Indian, 1922-2009  Search this
Eloise L. Carter (Eloise [Ellie] Leona Carter/Mrs. Ernest S. Carter), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Dimensions:
8.4 x 8.4 x 9 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
24/7717
Barcode:
247717.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6aa68d6b2-4aea-4c7c-b3fc-dc693efaea94
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_263438
Online Media:

Painting

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
George Duran (George Durand), Picuris Pueblo, 1928-1980  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Oscar Brousse Jacobson, Non-Indian, 1882-1966  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Oscar Brousse Jacobson, Non-Indian, 1882-1966  Search this
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, watercolor, graphite
Techniques:
Drawn, painted
Dimensions:
37.8 x 25.8 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
1946
Catalog Number:
23/6016
Barcode:
236016.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6cd44c23f-6156-4055-858f-b8b1ba389f9a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_250923
Online Media:

Jar

Culture/People:
possibly Picuris Pueblo (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Museum Shop, Museum of the American Indian (MAI museum shop/Book Counter)  Search this
Object Name:
Jar
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled
Dimensions:
10 x 10 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Catalog Number:
25/2294
Barcode:
252294.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62c7e5ae9-60ee-4261-a8b3-031d4c4660ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_267805
Online Media:

Pitcher

Culture/People:
possibly Picuris Pueblo (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles E. Locke (Charles Erie Locke/C.E. Locke), Non-Indian, 1850-1919  Search this
Seller:
Charles E. Locke (Charles Erie Locke/C.E. Locke), Non-Indian, 1850-1919  Search this
Object Name:
Pitcher
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1885-1900
Catalog Number:
1/7844
Barcode:
017844.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f3ad124d-c71e-4ccc-b461-bc8c6b0587c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_18575
Online Media:

Bowl/Dish

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Seller:
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921  Search this
Previous owner:
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921  Search this
Dr. Joseph L. Jones, Non-Indian, 1833-1896  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl/Dish
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
1880-1895
Catalog Number:
7529
Barcode:
007529.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6467491fb-9ceb-4d46-a909-fca4fd46188c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_7876
Online Media:

Pitcher

Culture/People:
Picuris Pueblo  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Robert G. Hart (Robert Gordon Hart), Non-Indian, 1921-2010  Search this
Object Name:
Pitcher
Media/Materials:
Pottery (micaceous clay)
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, modeled, impressed, polished
Dimensions:
17.7 x 16.0 x 18.6 cm
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Picuris Pueblo, Picuris Reservation; Taos County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
circa 1955
Catalog Number:
26/1132
Barcode:
261132.000
See related items:
Picuris Pueblo
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b628063e-52ce-4cee-ba82-731a95d03401
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277228

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