Proceedings of oral history meeting

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7610
Creators:
Cowger, Thomas
Peterson, Helen L., Dakota-Colville
Ruwell, Mary Elizabeth
Rainer, John C.
Walz, Erma
Robinson, Rose, Hopi
Bennette, Robert L.
Manning, Arthur T.
Kennelly, Janet
Dates:
1993
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
157 pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview with early leaders of NCAI. Topics included the creation of NCAI - the motivation and forces behind it, NCAI's role in combating the federal termination policies of the 1950's, the Garrison dam, the Tsongas forest, NCAI's relations with both the federal government and membership tribes

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
In 1993, NAA Director Mary Elizabeth Ruwell and Native American Program Director JoAllyn Archambault acted on the urging of Helen L. Peterson, former Excutive Director of the National Congress of American Indians to gather together early leaders of NCAI to record their memories of some of the important issues in federal-Indian relations in the 1940s, '50s and '60s.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA Ms 7610

Local Note
Local Note
7 tape cassettes and 1 transcript of proceedings

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal-Indian relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albuquerque (N.M.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral histories (document genres) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Congress of American Indians Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/