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Treasures of the National Museum of the American Indian : Smithsonian Institution / foreword by W. Richard West, Jr. ; introduction by Charlotte Heth ; texts by Clara Sue Kidwell and Richard W. Hill, Sr

Author:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
West, W. Richard  Search this
Kidwell, Clara Sue  Search this
Hill, Richard W. Sr  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
318 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 12 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
North America
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Indian art  Search this
Material culture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540707

Stephen Gambaro photographs of Native American artists and public figures

Creator:
Gambaro, Stephen  Search this
Names:
Billedeaux, Dwight  Search this
Biss, Earl, 1947-1998  Search this
Deer, Ada Elizabeth  Search this
DesJarlais, Larry J.  Search this
Echohawk, Brummett T., 1922-2006  Search this
Harris, LaDonna  Search this
McCarty Hessing, Valjean, 1934-  Search this
Peña, Jose Encarnacion, San Ildefonso  Search this
Runnels, Vic  Search this
Seabourn, Bert D., 1931-  Search this
West, W. Richard (Walter Richard), 1912-1996  Search this
Extent:
4 Prints (halftone)
41 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee)  Search this
Kiowa  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Kickapoo  Search this
Seneca  Search this
Muskogee (Creek)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Onondaga  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Cherokee  Search this
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Menominee (Menomini)  Search this
Niuam (Comanche)  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)  Search this
Choctaw  Search this
Tewa Pueblos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Apache  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1976-1984
Scope and Contents note:
Portraits of Native American artists, craftspeople, activists, and leaders from Stephen Gambaro's photography exhibits: "The Indian, the Animal, and the Land," 1976; "Indian Artists," 1977; and "Shadows Caught: Images of Native Americans," 1984.

Individuals pictured include: Brummett Echohawk, Pawnee; Archie Blackowl, Cheyenne; Bert Seabourn, Cherokee; LaDonna Harris, Comanche; W. Richard West, Sr., Southern Cheyenne; Ada Deer, Menominee; George Watchetaker, Comanche; King Kuka, Blackfeet; Earl Biss, Crow; Larry J. DesJarlais Jr., Turtle Mountain Chippewa; Encarnacion Pena, San Ildefonso; Valjean McCarty Hessing, Choctaw; Allan Hauser, Apache; Victor H. Runnels, Oglala; Sarah McCray, Navajo; Marian Wolf, Kiowa; Dwight Billedeaux, Blackfeet; Elsie Peshlakai, Navajo; Johnny Tiger Jr., Muscogee; John Kaskaske, Kickapoo; Linda Russell, Apache-Pawnee; Stephen Gonyea, Onondaga Iroquois; Naomi and Kathy Gonyea, Seneca Iroquois; and John, Eric, and Tanya Parker, Choctaw.
Biographical/Historical note:
Stephen Gambaro is a professional photographer and former Chief of Rehabilitation Services for the Washington, DC, government. He and his wife, a Cherokee sculptor, operate an Native American art gallery in DC. Gambaro's photographs largely depict Native friends, artists, and craftsmen whom his gallery represents, as well as his travels to Native communities around the United States.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 80-37, NAA ACC 84-19
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The exhibition catalog for "Indian Artists" in 1977 was donated with parts of this collection in 1980. It has been relocated to the National Anthropological Archives Reference Files.
Additional photographs by Stephen Gambaro can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot R80-33.
Jose Encarnacion Pena's painting entitled "Spotted Pumpkin Dance," collected by Gambaro for the "Shadows Caught" exhibit, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 7429.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 80-37, Stephen Gambaro photographs of Native American artists and public figures, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-37
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-80-37

West, W. Richard

Collection Correspondent:
Hanson, James A.  Search this
Conner, Stuart W.  Search this
Dempsey, Hugh A.  Search this
Brasser, Ted J.  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond  Search this
Schaeffer, Claude E.  Search this
Taylor, Colin F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 28
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1994
Collection Restrictions:
The John Canfield Ewers papers are open for research.
Collection Rights:
Contact repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
John Canfield Ewers papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
John Canfield Ewers Papers
John Canfield Ewers Papers / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1998-35-ref1989

West, W. Richard

Collection Creator:
Blue Eagle, Acee, 1907-1959  Search this
Container:
Box 22
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
There are no restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Literary property rights to unpublished material in the collection in the National Anthropological Archives has been given to the public.
Collection Citation:
Acee Blue Eagle Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Acee Blue Eagle papers
Acee Blue Eagle papers / Series 2: Collections / 2.3: Newspaper Clippings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1973-51-ref568

West, W. Richard, Jr.

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Container:
Boxes 1-29 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, Biographical Information File
See more items in:
Biographical Information File
Biographical Information File / Boxes 1-29
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7098-refidd1e11635

West, W. Richard: Correspondence, 1992

Collection Creator::
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Deputy Director  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-138, National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Deputy Director, Project Management and Projects Files
See more items in:
Project Management and Projects Files
Project Management and Projects Files / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa93-138-refidd1e2887

West, W. Richard, Jr.

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Container:
Box 18 of 19
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 594, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
See more items in:
Production Records
Production Records / Box 18
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0594-refidd1e7298

Tobacco bag

Culture/People:
North America  Search this
Previous owner:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Tobacco bag
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, deerhide/deerskin, thread, felt, yarn, sage, sweetgrass, tobacco
Techniques:
Sewn, braided, tied
Dimensions:
6.3 x 2.4 x 5.2 cm
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
USA
Date created:
circa 2000
Catalog Number:
26/6718
Barcode:
266718.000
See related items:
North America
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66069fac2-0302-4ed3-ba5d-ac257b79c489
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_392111
Online Media:

The Cheyenne Creation

Culture/People:
Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Dick West (Wapah Nahyah/Wah-pah-nah-yah/Walter Richard West, Sr.), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), 1912-1996  Search this
Previous owner:
Rene West (Rene Wagoner West), Non-Indian  Search this
Dick West (Wapah Nahyah/Wah-pah-nah-yah/Walter Richard West, Sr.), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), 1912-1996  Search this
Donor:
Rene West (Rene Wagoner West), Non-Indian  Search this
Honoree:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Title:
The Cheyenne Creation
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, tempera
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
101.5 x 72 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Oklahoma; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1981
Catalog Number:
26/4502
Barcode:
264502.000
See related items:
Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws67dbfd8f2-bfd4-4326-bfff-fce8dec0f810
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_280704
Online Media:

Basket "start"

Culture/People:
Houma  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Janie Verret Luster (Janie V. Luster), Houma  Search this
Previous owner:
Janie Verret Luster (Janie V. Luster), Houma  Search this
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Basket "start"
Media/Materials:
Palmetto fiber
Techniques:
Coiled
Dimensions:
61.0 x 43.0 x 5.0 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Louisiana; USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 2000
Catalog Number:
26/6716
Barcode:
266716.000
See related items:
Houma
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f40c25e5-383d-45a9-97fa-4b073be4cbe9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_392109
Online Media:

Garment patch

Culture/People:
Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Garment patch
Media/Materials:
Commercially produced fabric patches/insignia, paint
Techniques:
Commercially produced/manufactured
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 0.3 cm
Object Type:
Advertising/Logo items
Place:
Bering Straits Native Corporation; Siberia; Russia
Date created:
1990-2000
Catalog Number:
25/9679
Barcode:
259679.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Advertising/Logo items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64334df86-4c93-49da-988c-ccb0f34df74a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275764
Online Media:

Print

Culture/People:
Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, paint
Techniques:
Printed
Dimensions:
37.3 x 38.4 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Europe
Date created:
circa 2007
Catalog Number:
26/6714
Barcode:
266714.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69f99abc2-45da-4350-b24d-7863671be183
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_392107
Online Media:

Where Goes the Spirit of the Shaman

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Joseph E. Senungetuk (Inusunaaq/Inusuyauq Sinuyituq), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), b. 1940  Search this
Previous owner:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Title:
Where Goes the Spirit of the Shaman
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Printed
Dimensions:
50.8 x 49.0 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/6709
Barcode:
266709.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f21f25c6-df6d-4fd3-83e6-b2b575c6e6d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_392102
Online Media:

Tobacco bag

Culture/People:
Southern Ute  Search this
Previous owner:
Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum  Search this
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Tobacco bag
Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin, cordage, ink
Techniques:
Sewn, printed, fringed
Dimensions:
23.0 x 21.0 cm
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
Ignacio, Southern Ute Reservation; La Plata County; Colorado; USA
Date created:
2000-2001
Catalog Number:
26/6707
Barcode:
266707.000
See related items:
Southern Ute
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6355322a4-052b-4c90-a22d-f8579ca533bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_392100
Online Media:

Bolo tie

Culture/People:
Umatilla  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Lois Frank (Lois Crane), Umatilla  Search this
Previous owner:
Roberta "Bobbie" Conner (Roberta Leigh Conner), Cayuse/Umatilla/Niimíipuu (Nez Perce)  Search this
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Bolo tie
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads, commercial leather thong, thread
Techniques:
Overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Dimensions:
51.0 x 7.5 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Pendleton; Umatilla County; Oregon; USA
Date created:
2007-2008
Catalog Number:
26/6691
Barcode:
266691.000
See related items:
Umatilla
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d7f86d65-0212-48f1-a060-619edae6297e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_391839
Online Media:

Portrait of W. Richard West. Jr.

Culture/People:
Non-Indian  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Burton Silverman, Non-Indian, b. 1928  Search this
Seller:
Burton Silverman, Non-Indian, b. 1928  Search this
Subject:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Portrait of W. Richard West. Jr.
Media/Materials:
Canvas, oil paint
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
136 x 101 x 9 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
New York City, Manhattan; New York County; New York; USA
Island Name:
Manhattan Island
Date created:
2005
Catalog Number:
27/218
Barcode:
270218.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws671d01e9a-d3a4-4147-a4a2-b428cbd3ac46
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_415694
Online Media:

Bracelet

Culture/People:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Thomas J. Singer (Tommy Singer), Diné (Navajo), 1938-2014  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Previous owner:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Bracelet
Media/Materials:
Silver
Techniques:
Hammered, overlaid, stamped
Dimensions:
6.5 x 8.0 x 5.0 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Winslow; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
circa 2004
Catalog Number:
26/6694
Barcode:
266694.000
See related items:
Diné (Navajo)
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d6e9e120-c3cf-4b6a-9fd0-269fc70063da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_391843
Online Media:

Print

Culture/People:
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Norman Shortbull, Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux), 1918-1975  Search this
Previous owner:
Thomas Shortbull, Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, paint
Techniques:
Printed
Dimensions:
55.5 x 40.1 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Pine Ridge Reservation; Oglala Lakota County; South Dakota; USA
Date created:
1957
Catalog Number:
26/6711
Barcode:
266711.000
See related items:
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68ecd5a5e-4b2a-4ba5-b709-e8d6b53a1d6e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_392104
Online Media:

Garment patch

Culture/People:
Non-Indian  Search this
Previous owner:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Garment patch
Media/Materials:
Plastic, paint
Techniques:
Commercially produced/manufactured
Dimensions:
6.5 x 8.3 x 1 cm
Object Type:
Advertising/Logo items
Place:
Bering Straits Native Corporation; Siberia; Russia
Date created:
1990-2000
Catalog Number:
25/9677
Barcode:
259677.000
See related items:
Non-Indian
Advertising/Logo items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6343e1556-46d4-4d21-ae48-b61abcef0113
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275762
Online Media:

Crab figure

Culture/People:
probably Lachiguiri Zapotec (attributed)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Jolanda Rios Vasquez, Zapotec  Search this
Previous owner:
Jose Efigenio Hernandez Ramirez, Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943  Search this
Object Name:
Crab figure
Media/Materials:
Wood, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
56 x 290 x 14.7 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Oaxaca; Oaxaca de Juárez Municipality, Centro District, Valles Centrales Region; Oaxaca State; Mexico
Geographical Areas:
Valley of Oaxaca
Date created:
2000-2002
Catalog Number:
26/603
Barcode:
260603.000
See related items:
Lachiguiri Zapotec
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6cb2acad0-ce40-4f77-9b0c-db973faa2a82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276730
Online Media:

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