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MS 2932 Notes on sign language and miscellaneous ethnographic notes on Plains Indians

Creator:
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934  Search this
Dunbar, John Brown, 1841-1914  Search this
He Dog  Search this
Red Feather  Search this
Whirling  Search this
Addressee:
Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947  Search this
Names:
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs  Search this
Bruguiere, Johnnie, 1849-1898  Search this
Petalesharo, 1797-1836  Search this
Extent:
4 Boxes
2,736 Items (2,736 pages)
Culture:
Sioux  Search this
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Paiute  Search this
Salish (Flathead)  Search this
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Wichita  Search this
Osage  Search this
Apache  Search this
Numakiki (Mandan)  Search this
Sahnish (Arikara)  Search this
Minitari (Hidatsa)  Search this
Cree  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Niimíipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Inunaina (Arapaho)  Search this
Bannock  Search this
Ute  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Lenape (Delaware)  Search this
Slave  Search this
Denésoliné (Chipewyan)  Search this
Caddo  Search this
Assiniboine (Stoney)  Search this
Sarsi Indians  Search this
Plains Apache (Kiowa Apache)  Search this
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)  Search this
Ponca  Search this
White River Ute (Yampa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Northwest Coast  Search this
Kootenai (Kutenai)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1934
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).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2932
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Dakota Indians  Search this
Sign language  Search this
Marriage and family -- Berdache  Search this
Weapons -- bow  Search this
Dance -- calumet  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Rituals, formulas and ceremonies  Search this
Zoology -- Buffalo  Search this
Dance -- grass  Search this
War -- Battle of Little Bighorn  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Names, place  Search this
Dance -- Ghost dance  Search this
Religion -- soul, concept of  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Navaho  Search this
Shoshone  Search this
Ute  Search this
White River (Parusanuch and Yampa)  Search this
Lenape  Search this
Assiniboin  Search this
Sioux  Search this
Plains Apache  Search this
Blackfoot  Search this
Sarcee  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Kootenai  Search this
Kutenai  Search this
Blackfeet  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2932, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2932
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2932
Online Media:

MS 7101 Navaho Field notes and draft manuscript on hunting and agriculture

Creator:
Hill, W. W. (Willard Williams), 1902-1974  Search this
Informant:
Taa, Hastin  Search this
Thick Man  Search this
Yaja, Asta Tohitlini Alsai  Search this
Little Woman  Search this
Chilley, Chis  Search this
Sandoval, Chick  Search this
Moon, Ace  Search this
Bige, Atitsai  Search this
Interpreter's Son  Search this
Altsi, Hastin  Search this
The Little Man  Search this
Igai, Tsi  Search this
White Hair  Search this
Dine, Nakai  Search this
Navajo Jim  Search this
Bige, Neska  Search this
The Late Fat One's Son  Search this
Alpai, Beli  Search this
Roan Horse  Search this
Bige, Atszdi Yaze  Search this
The Late Little Smith's Son  Search this
Haiitsis, Hacke  Search this
Pulled Out of the Warrior  Search this
McKinley, Mary  Search this
Izkin, DEne  Search this
One That Killed a Man  Search this
Curley of Chin Lee  Search this
Extent:
820 Items (ca. 820 pages)
Culture:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
June-July 1933
Scope and Contents:
Field notes, in typescript, largely concern hunting and agriculture but also concern to a greater and lesser extent subjects shown in cross references. The subjects are distributed throughout the manuscript. Informants were Hastin Taa (Thick Man), Asta Tohitlini Alsai Yaja (Little Woman), Chis Chilley, Chick Sandoval, Ace Moon, Atitsai Bige (Interpreter's Son), Hastin Altsi (The Little Man), Tsi Igai (White Hair), Nakai Dine (Navajo Jim), Neska Bige (The Late Fat One's Son), Beli Alpai (Roan Horse), Atszdi Yaze Bige (The Late Little Smith's Son), Hacke Haiitsis (Pulled Out of the Warrior), Mary McKinley, Dene Izkin (One That Killed a Man), and "Curley of Chin Lee."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7101
Topic:
Agriculture -- Navaho  Search this
Hunting -- Navaho  Search this
Tools and implements -- Navaho  Search this
Clothing -- Navaho  Search this
Food preparation -- Navaho  Search this
Habitations and other structures -- Navaho  Search this
Rituals, formulas and ceremonies -- Navaho  Search this
War -- Navaho  Search this
Pottery -- Navaho  Search this
Basket making -- Navaho  Search this
Botany -- Navaho  Search this
Medicine -- Navaho  Search this
Masks -- Navaho  Search this
Crime and punishment -- Navaho  Search this
Education -- Navaho  Search this
Color and dyes -- Navaho  Search this
Art -- Navaho  Search this
Kinship -- Navaho  Search this
Tobacco -- Navaho  Search this
Pipes -- Navaho  Search this
Navaho  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7101, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7101
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7101

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