National Anthropological Archives

Stephen Gambaro photographs of Native American artists and public figures, circa 1976-1984

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-37
Creators:
Gambaro, Stephen
Dates:
circa 1976-1984
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
4 Prints
halftone
41 Prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
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
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.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
Donated by Stephen Gambaro through Gambaro Gallery. Seventeen prints, three posters, and one exhibit card donated in 1980. Twenty-four additional prints donated in 1984.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 80-37, Stephen Gambaro photographs of Native American artists and public figures, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
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.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs by Stephen Gambaro can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot R80-33.
Location of Other Archival Materials
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.

More Information
Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 80-37
,
NAA ACC 84-19

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Southern
Blackfeet
Chippewa
Turtle Mountain
San Ildefonso
Sioux
Creek (Muskogee)
Iroquois


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Northeast Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chaticks Si Chaticks (Pawnee) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kiowa Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diné (Navajo) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kickapoo Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seneca Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muskogee (Creek) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Onondaga Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cherokee Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Menominee (Menomini) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Niuam (Comanche) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Choctaw Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tewa Pueblos Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southern States Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Apache Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Billedeaux, Dwight Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Deer, Ada Elizabeth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biss, Earl, 1947-1998 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Echohawk, Brummett T., 1922-2006 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
DesJarlais, Larry J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harris, LaDonna Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCarty Hessing, Valjean, 1934- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peña, Jose Encarnacion (Soqween), San Ildenfso Pueblo, 1902-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Runnels, Vic Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seabourn, Bert D., 1931- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West, W. Richard (Walter Richard), 1912-1996 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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