Contents: Sun Dances of 1958 and 1959; moving (1958) and opening (1959) of Sacred Buffalo Hat Bundle. Photographs and detailed captions by Margot Liberty.
NAA MS 4576
Filed: Original Prints, Cheyenne.
Restriction: Copies of these prints may not be made or distributed by the Bureau of American Ethnology before 1970 without express permission from Mrs Liberty; until that time most requests for prints should be referred directly to Mrs Liberty, who retains the negatives.
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Scope and Contents:
Much of this material is relevant to the Dakotas. Includes: miscellaneous notes on Dakota history, bands, and sign for "Dakota," Autograph Document. Approximately 100 pages. (Box 2); account of the Battle of Little Big Horn by He Dog, Red Feather, and Whirling, Autograph Document. 7 pages. (Box 3); "The Custer Battle with the Sioux, Autograph Document. 10 pages. (Box 3); notes on sign language in general, its history and distribution, Autograph and Typescript Document, 1 box (Box 4).
Contents include Sun Dance; Tcikusapatag-conjuring; physical anthropology of the above tribes; marriage (Cree); story of Cree culture hero-W.-; list of tribes known to Cree; Cree linguistics, vocabularies and tables of moods. For physical anthropology description see main card under FOX. Chippewa: 1 page note physical anthropology, measurements of one "Salteaux woman." In book III. page 36.
Also Transcriptions of music and musical analysis. With "Notes on Songs and the Composers," by James R. Murie. 9 pages.
Ceremonial Songs of the Pawnee. Memorandum by Miss Roberts. 1 page. List of discrepancies. 2 small sheets. Musical sections, with note to artist or printer. 6 pages. Graphic analyses. 3 sheets. Melodic analysis of 210 songs. 6 sheets. General discussion. 18 pages. Manuscript of song material. 588 pages.
NAA MS 1788
Companion paper to "The Ceremonies of the Pawnee," by James R. Murie. (Bureau of American Ethnology Number 2520.)
See Bureau of American Ethnology File # 4243, page 164 for mention of 95 records of songs of Pawnee ceremonies. Records presumably in Library of Congress ?
Concerns charges against agent R.E. Burris, that involved controversies between missionaries and the Hopi. In general the affidavits concern happenings at Hopi dances, particularly those that were regarded as immoral.
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.