Scope and Contents
The collection includes posters, flyers, booklets, pamphlets, invitations, bumper stickers, programs, announcements, pins, calendars and other types of ephemera. They concern such matters as elections, legislation, legal matters, education, health (including AIDS), sports, pow wows, dances, art shows, child care, conferences, and rodeos. Some are decorative items. Much of the material concerns the Dakota, although there are several other tribes represented.
Individuals represented include: Arthur Amiotte, David Dancer, R.V. Greeves, Stan Herd, Donald Montileaux, Daryl No Heart, Delbert No Neck, Martin Red Bear, Vic Runnels, Glen Tarnowski, H. Tsinhnahjinnie, Susan Turnbull, and Richard Under Baggage.
Organizations represented include: Akwesasne Mohawk Counselor Organization ; Akwesasne Notes ; American Indian Dance Theatre ; American Indian Heritage Foundation ; American Indian Higher Education Consortium ; American Indian Resources Institute ; Bacone College ; Black Hills State University ; Chadron State College ; Cherokee National Historical Society Inc ; Colorado State University ; Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde ; Coos County Indian Education Coordination Program ; DQ University ; Dallas-Fort Worth Inter-Tribal Association ; Eight Northern Indian Pueblo Council ; Great Plains Indian Rodeo Association ; Idyllwild School and Museum for the Arts ; Institute of American Indian Art ; Lakota Archives and Historical Research Center ; Las Vegas Paiute Tribe ; Miss Arizona Indian Pageant ; National Indian Health Board ; Native Amercian Rights Fund ; Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center ; Northwest Indian Child Welfare Association ; Oglala Lakota College ; Oglala Sioux Black Hills Steering Committee ; Pine Ridge Child Protection Team ; Plains Indian Cultural Center ; Oscar Howe Art Center ; Red Cloud Indian School ; Sinte Gleska College ; St. Francis Indian School ; St Mary's Mission School, Red Lake ; Suquamish Museum ; Tulsa Indian Arts Festival ; United Southern and Eastern Tribes.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.