Relate to Cuna Indians, Island of Carti, Panama, 1966.
The letter describes a trip by boat up the Sambu River, Panama, and meetings with "Chokoki" Indians. The photographs show Indians, boats, and houses.
Photographs made by Hale G. Smith documenting archeological excavations in the United States, Cuba, Haiti, the Canal Zone, and Panama. Included are images of archeological excavations, filming equipment, Smith's friends and fellow archeologists, maps, skeletons and burials, carved pictoglyphs, pottery, projectile points, tools, shells, field camps...
Photographs depicting villages and people of the San Blas Islands made or collected by Gilbert Tower during his work in Panama. The prints are mounted on unbound pages, probably from an album.
Photographs made by Keith V. Bletzer on the Valiente Peninsula in Panama documenting Guaymi Indians and their culture. They include images of Guaymi Indians, coconut harvesting, preparation of medicines, houses and house construction, boat building, and a fishing trip.
From Transactions of the American Philological Society, 1873
From the Cuna as follows: at Icandi and Pintupu on the Bayano River, 1 page. (17 words, 1 sentence); at Piria on the Bayano River, 1 page. 12 words, and from headwaters of the Chucunaque River, same page 2 words; in locality of Bayano River, 7 geographic names, 1 page, also name of chief of Naragandi.