Native American Public Programs photograph collection of American Indian artists and art, 1989-1993

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-26
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Native American Public Programs
Dates:
1989-1993
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
5,750 Prints
circa
silver gelatin (including contact prints)
12 color transparencies
10 color negatives
3,500 color slides
circa
67 color prints
4 Negatives
acetate
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs documenting Native American Public Programs events, including images of American Indian artists and examples of their work during demonstrations and lectures at the National Museum of Natural History. Photographs were mostly made by Smithsonian photographers, including Carl C. Hansen, Richard Strauss, Chip Clark, Laurie Minor-Penland, Eric Long, Alan Hart, Rick Vargas, Dane Penland, and Christina Taccone. Included are a large number of photographs of Don Tenoso (Hunkpapa), an artist-in-residence at the National Museum of Natural History, and performances by James Luna (Luiseno/Digueno), Guillermo Gomez-Pena (Chicano), and Coco Fusco. Crafts and arts depicted include beadwork, basket weaving, dollmaking, peyote fanmaking, weaving, hand games, quilting, clothing making, leatherwork, woodcarving, saddlemaking, sculpture, painting, story-telling, and performance art. There are also images of Dolores Lewis Garcia and Emma Lewis Garcia (daughters of Acoma potter Lucy M. Lewis) and their pottery, Joallyn Archambault with artists, and the 1990 American Indian Theater Company reception.
Other depicted artists include Maynard White Owl Lavadour (Cayuse/Nez Perce), Evangeline Talshaftewa (Hopi), Lisa Fritzler (Crow), Marian Hanssen, Vanessa Morgan (Kiowa/Pima), Marty Good Bear (Mandan/Hidatsa), Katie Henio and Sarah Adeky (Navajo), Geneva Lofton and Lee Dixon (Luiseno), Chris Devers (Luiseno), Mary Good Bear (Mandan), Robert and Alice Little Man (Kiowa), Lisa Watt (Seneca), Jay McGirt (Creek), Bill Crouse (Seneca), Kevin Johnny-John (Onondaga), Rose Anderson (Pomo), Francys Sherman and Margaret Hill (Mono), Thelene Albert and Annie Bourke (White Mountain Apache), Bob Tenequer (Laguna), Jimmy Abeyeta (Navajo), Lou Ann Reed (Acoma), Melissa Peterson (Makah), Jennifer and Kallie Keams Musial (Navajo), Joyce Growing Thunder-Fogarty and Juanita Fogarty (Assiniboine/Sioux), David Neel (Kwakiutal), Mervin Ringlero (Pima), Jhon Goes-In-Center (Oglala), D. Montour (Delaware/Mohawk), Rikki Francisco (Pima), Annie Antone (Papago), Angie Reano-Owen (Santo Domingo Pueblo), Carol Vigil (Jemez), Gregg Baurland (Miniconjou), Greg Colfax (Makah), Lydia Whirlwind-Soldier (Sicangu Dakota), Martin Red Bear (Oglala), Michael Rogers (Paiute), Alta Rogers (Yurok/Paiute), Dorothy Stanley (Miwok), Lisa Little Chief (Dakota), Tom Haukaas (Sicangu Dakota), Nora Navanjo-Morsie (Santa Clara Tewa), Seneca Women's Singing Society, Molly Blankenship and Martha Ross (Eastern Cherokee), Julia Parker (Miwok/Pomo), Candy and Claudia Cellicion (Zuni), Sally and Lorraine Black (Navajo), Carmen Quinto-Plunkett (Tlingit), Ina McNeil (Hunkpapa), and Ellen and Faye Quandelancy (Zuni), and Rikki Francisco (Pima).

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Native American Public Programs was founded in 1989 as a part of the Department of Education in the National Museum of Natural History. Under the directorship of Aleta Ringlero, its main activity was the arranging of demonstrations by American Indian artists and craftsmen in the exhibition areas of the museum.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 91-26

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 91-26, Native American Public Programs photograph collection of American Indian artists and art, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Brule
Sioux
Creek (Muskogee)
Apache
Santo Domingo (Kewa)
White Mountain
Luiseno
Pima (Akimel O'odham)
Navaho
Lenape
Papago (Tohono O'odham)
Iroquois
Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw)
Assiniboin; Assiniboine
Santa Clara
Standing Rock Reservation

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Audio of James Luna's lecture for the Native American Public Programs office held in National Anthropological Archives in MS 7514.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Dolls made by Don Tenoso for the Native American Public Programs office held in Department of Anthropology collections in accession 390905.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of Tenoso held in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA2009-2222 and 90-13726.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Photographs and other material collected in the office files of Aleta Ringlero, Native American Public Programs director. Transferred to the National Anthropological Archives in 1991.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
List of programming and artists available in repository.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Ringlero, Aleta Pima Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Minor-Penland, Laurie Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Long, Eric Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lewis, Lucy M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hart, Alan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hansen, Carl C. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clark, Chip, 1947-2010 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penland, Dane Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taccone, Christina Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/