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Shooting The Sun

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
Collector:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Title:
Shooting The Sun
Object Name:
Drawing
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Drawn
Dimensions:
50.6 x 37.8 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Akron, Tonawanda Reservation; Erie County; New York; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1965-1968
Catalog Number:
24/7875
Barcode:
247875.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e06b01b2-6e9e-4816-ab79-d1e8f5159077
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_263674
Online Media:

Brooch/Pin

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Arnold Sundown (Arnold Grant Sundown), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1914-1968  Search this
IACB source:
McNamara's Drive In & Indian Souvenirs (McNamara's Indian Museum)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Brooch/Pin
Media/Materials:
Silver, metal jewelry findings
Techniques:
Hammered, cutout, stamped
Dimensions:
0.7 x 4.3 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Basom, Tonawanda Reservation; Genesee County; New York; USA
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
25/7621
Barcode:
257621.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6841d457e-3552-450e-a410-8e9629df2ee4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_273533
Online Media:

The Snow Snake Game

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
IACB source:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Commissioner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
The Snow Snake Game
Object Name:
Painting (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, watercolor, ink
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
50.7 x 38 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Akron, Tonawanda Reservation; Erie County; New York; USA
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/2224
Barcode:
262224.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61e22aa4b-380e-466d-9816-ab83b931ea8d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278332

Dice/Die (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Previous owner:
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Dice/Die (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Deer bone/bones
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Catalog Number:
14/5691
Barcode:
145691.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws662860768-aa76-4162-aa88-60d1d817ac2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_156180

Collar

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Louise Printup Kennedy (Louise Belle Shanks/Mrs. Charles Kennedy), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1872-1952  Search this
Previous owner:
Louise Printup Kennedy (Louise Belle Shanks/Mrs. Charles Kennedy), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1872-1952  Search this
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Collector:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Seller:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Object Name:
Collar
Media/Materials:
Silk cloth, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, raised beadwork, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place:
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Date created:
circa 1930
Catalog Number:
24/1375
Barcode:
241375.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws65ea186b9-2e56-47cc-b428-d1950749c9f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_256647
Online Media:

Burden strap/tumpline

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Collector:
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957  Search this
Object Name:
Burden strap/tumpline
Media/Materials:
Cordage
Techniques:
Fingerwoven
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Catalog Number:
2/4509
Barcode:
024509.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws631f00578-313f-47d8-a441-2615b3be9b90
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_26019
Online Media:

Brooch

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Arnold Sundown (Arnold Grant Sundown), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1914-1968  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
McNamara's Drive In & Indian Souvenirs (McNamara's Indian Museum)  Search this
Object Name:
Brooch
Media/Materials:
Silver
Techniques:
Hammered, cutout, stamped
Dimensions:
0.2 x 3.6 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Basom, Tonawanda Reservation; Genesee County; New York; USA
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
25/7618
Barcode:
257618.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6879e191b-0b47-4897-bb12-64b36f771cb7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_273530
Online Media:

Shooting the Sun

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
IACB source:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Commissioner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Shooting the Sun
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, ink, watercolor
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
50.7 x 38 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Akron, Tonawanda Reservation; Erie County; New York; USA
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/2217
Barcode:
262217.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60d633738-46aa-48bf-a9dc-180edc4955a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278325
Online Media:

Sacrifice of the White Dog

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
IACB source:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Commissioner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Sacrifice of the White Dog
Object Name:
Painting (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, ink, watercolor
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
50.7 x 38 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Akron, Tonawanda Reservation; Erie County; New York; USA
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/2220
Barcode:
262220.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6a46aa632-9772-4c43-9c33-ac87ef350be6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278328

Bifacial tool/projectile point

Culture/People:
probably Early Woodland Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Chauncey H. Abrams (Nis ha nya nent), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1847-1906  Search this
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957  Search this
Previous owner:
Chauncey H. Abrams (Nis ha nya nent), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1847-1906  Search this
Object Name:
Bifacial tool/projectile point
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Date created:
1000–200 BC (Early Woodland period)
Catalog Number:
1645
Barcode:
001645.000
See related items:
Early Woodland Tradition (archaeological culture)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws687590d0c-b012-4cbf-9897-fabba6656176
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_1127
Online Media:

Male doll

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Lillian Blackchief, Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Previous owner:
Lillian Blackchief, Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Collector:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Seller:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Object Name:
Male doll
Media/Materials:
Cornhusk, wool cloth, glass bead/beads, cotton cloth, deerhide/deerskin
Techniques:
Sewn, edge beaded
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Catalog Number:
24/1344
Barcode:
241344.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6550be599-12f5-438e-83b1-770d2e9c5221
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_256987
Online Media:

Girl's outfit

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ellie Printup, Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Seller:
Ellie Printup, Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
MAI agent:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Object Name:
Girl's outfit
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, edge beaded, strung
Dimensions:
72 x 50 x 14 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Tonawanda; Erie County; New York; USA
Date created:
1970-1971
Catalog Number:
24/4418
Barcode:
244418.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6908ef46b-cd20-4eeb-afe2-dbb04d1bc27f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_260076
Online Media:

Boy's outfit

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ellie Printup, Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Seller:
Ellie Printup, Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
MAI agent:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Object Name:
Boy's outfit
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, cotton cloth, satin ribbon, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded, laced
Dimensions:
81 x 38 x 23 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Tonawanda; Erie County; New York; USA
Date created:
1971
Catalog Number:
24/4424
Barcode:
244424.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6727b6944-daa9-4e37-90db-9182cf836e01
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_260082
Online Media:

Burden strap/tumpline

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Collector:
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957  Search this
Previous owner:
Vassar Brothers Institute  Search this
Donor:
Vassar Brothers Institute  Search this
Object Name:
Burden strap/tumpline
Media/Materials:
Cordage
Techniques:
Fingerwoven
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Catalog Number:
2/4507
Barcode:
024507.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ecc1dc40-f7de-4b88-a1cd-b500d25bc161
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_26017
Online Media:

Legend of the Little Dipper

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
IACB source:
Ernest P. Smith (Ernest Peter Smith/Gaon-yah [From the Middle of the Sky]), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1907-1975  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Commissioner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Legend of the Little Dipper
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Canvas, oil paint
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Akron, Tonawanda Reservation; Erie County; New York; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/2031
Barcode:
262031.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ad74ba23-5bef-4e2a-acc4-eeced357bd3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278138

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; probably used by the Tonawanda Seneca  Search this
Previous owner:
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Unmodified
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Catalog Number:
9/2473
Barcode:
092473.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6fed1fc0a-f97c-4928-9a17-3a2586f817b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_99632
Online Media:

Moccasins

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Previous owner:
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Moccasins
Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin
Techniques:
Sewn
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Catalog Number:
14/4985
Barcode:
144985.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b600f1b9-0079-4b55-9c04-49a9dff534fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_155792
Online Media:

Woman's skirt

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Louise Printup Kennedy (Louise Belle Shanks/Mrs. Charles Kennedy), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1872-1952  Search this
Seller:
Louise Printup Kennedy (Louise Belle Shanks/Mrs. Charles Kennedy), Seneca [Tonawanda], 1872-1952  Search this
MAI agent:
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's skirt
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, ribbon, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, appliquéd, overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Date created:
1949
Catalog Number:
21/2678
Barcode:
212678.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69f6baa21-28c4-459d-9033-988145f34f76
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_227034
Online Media:

Sky Woman's Gift

Culture/People:
Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Faye Lone, Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Seller:
Faye Lone, Seneca [Tonawanda]  Search this
Title:
Sky Woman's Gift
Object Name:
Quilt
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, silk cloth, corduroy, velvet, polyester batting, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, pieced, appliquéd, quilted
Dimensions:
210 x 164 cm
Object Type:
Works of Art (Other)
Place:
Tonawanda; Erie County; New York; USA
Date created:
2000-2001
Catalog Number:
25/9606
Barcode:
259606.000
See related items:
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Works of Art (Other)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68a2d4bfc-11a2-4b42-bdb3-24e3b3057195
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275691

Bead/beads

Culture/People:
Non-Indian; probably used by the Tonawanda Seneca  Search this
Previous owner:
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Bead/beads
Media/Materials:
Glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Unmodified
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Tonawanda Reservation; Niagara County, Erie County, Genesee County; New York; USA
Catalog Number:
9/2468
Barcode:
092468.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Seneca [Tonawanda]
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66ccf5cf6-abe3-426a-aa13-1a47adfa0b9a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_99232
Online Media:

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