Henry Niese photographs of Thunderbird Pow Wow, University of Maryland Indian Awareness Week, and Turkey Tayac, 1974-1975, 1978
NAA.PhotoLot.81-47

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-47
Creators:
Niese, Henry
Dates:
1974-1975, 1978
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
10 prints
silver gelatin
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs depicting Winnebago and Piscataway Indians at various gatherings. The collection includes images of two Winnebago boys dancing at the August 1974 Thunderbird Pow Wow in Oakland, New Jersey, as well as photographs of Turkey Tayac (Philip Proctor), Jenice Bigbee, and Mark Tayac, made for University of Maryland Indian Awareness Week in March 1975. There are also informal portraits of Turkey Tayac and a group of Piscataway Indians, made in April 1978.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Henry Niese is a painter, photographer, teacher, and founder of the Eagle Voice Center in Glenelg, Maryland. He graduated from The Cooper Union and Columbia University and taught in the Art Department at the University of Maryland (1969-1996). He also wrote "The Man Who Knew the Medicine," a memoir about his experience learning traditional medicine ways from Bill Schweigman Eagle Feather, Lakota Sun Dance chief and medicine man.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 81-47
,
NAA Photo Lot 75-49

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
This collection available for reference only. Permission to copy or publish must be granted by Henry Niese.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 81-47, Henry Niese photographs of Thunderbird Pow Wow, University of Maryland Indian Awareness Week, and Turkey Tayac, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Conoy

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of Turkey Tayac can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot R79-22 and Photo Lot 79-45.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
The photographs made in 1974-1975 were donated by Henry Niese in 1975. Photographs from 1978 loaned by Niese for copying in 1981.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Proctor, Philip Piscataway, 1895-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Comanche Indians Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America--Great Plains Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America--Northeast Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piscataway Indians Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Powwows Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Winnebago Indians Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland , 20746
Phone: 301.238.1300
naa@si.edu