Michael Tsosie collection of photographs of Dorothy Jenkins Patch and Margaret Phillips Dailey families, circa 1900-1986

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.93-12
Creators:
Tsosie, Michael
Dates:
circa 1900-1986
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Color negatives
35 mm
50 Copy negatives
52 Copy prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs collected by Michael Tsosie from Dorothy Jenkins Patch and Margaret Phillips Dailey. Mrs. Patch's photographs are of a Mohave family and their descendents, mainly formal and informal portraits of members of the Jenkins, Patch, and Tsosie branches. Mrs. Dailey's photographs are of the Phillips (Laguna) and Tsosie (Navajo) families. The collection includes some images of children, a man in military uniform, a canoing trip, bull riding, hunters with a kill, and people in modern dance regalia.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Michael Tsosie is an enrolled member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes in Parker, Arizona. His Mohave mother and Navajo/Laguna father were one of the first intertribal marriages in their generation. Tsosie worked as a tribal planner for the Chemehuevi tribe and planned an urban health center in Phoenix, Arizona. He was a Community Scholar at the Smithsonian for three years and earned a PhD in Anthropology from the Unviersity of California, Berkeley. Tsosie was selected as an Native American Ambassador for Americans for Indian Opportunity and as a Kellogg Fellow before becoming Director for the Colorado River Indian Tribes Museum and Library.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
Donated by Michael Tsosie, 1993.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 93-12

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 93-12, Michael Tsosie collection of photographs of Dorothy Jenkins Patch and Margaret Phillips Dailey families, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Mohave artifacts donated by Tsosie held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 387114.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Inventory and background information by donor available in repository.

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diné (Navajo) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laguna Indians Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mojave (Mohave) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dailey, Margaret Phillips Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patch, Dorothy Jenkins Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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