Copies of Stephen E. Feraca photographs of Siouan Indians and Sun Dance, circa 1954-1961
NAA.PhotoLot.R92-49

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R92-49
Creators:
Feraca, Stephen E., 1934-
Dates:
circa 1954-1961
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
85 copy color slides
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Copies of photographs mostly depicting Sun Dances on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian Reservations. They depict Oglala, Dakota, and other Siouan Indians, encampments, wagons, tipis, and a powwow.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Stephen E. Feraca was an employee of the Department of the Interior, based at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. He earned a masters degree from Columbia University (ca. 1957); his thesis was titled "The contemporary Teton Sioux Sun Dance." He also authored the book Wakinyan: Lakota Religion in the Twentieth Century, University of Nebraska Press, 1998. Feraca retired from the Department of the Interior in 1985.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot R92-49

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy slides made by Smithsonian Institution, 1989.

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 copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot R92-49, Copies of Stephen E. Feraca photographs of Siouan Indians and Sun Dance, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Sioux

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Correspondence from Feraca held in the National Anthropological Archives in the James Henri Howard Papers.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Camps Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dakota Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America--Great Plains Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oglala Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rosebud Indian Reservation (S.D.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sun dance Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tipis Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wagons Topic 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