Query: American Indian Movement
Susanne Anderson photographs of Native Americans
Creators:
Anderson, Susanne
Dates:
circa 1970-1980
Size:
4 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Susanne Anderson, depicting Dennis Banks, Chippewa cofounder of the American Indian Movement; a Zuni woman; and Northwest Coast people, one an older man carving a totem pole.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.83-19 for American Indian Movement
Cliff Mealy photographs of Native Americans observing 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn
Creators:
Mealy, Cliff
Dates:
1976
Size:
20 Color slides
1 Mounted color print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-72
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Cliff Mealy during American Indian Movement ceremonies during the 100th Anniversity of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. They include images of Russell Means, Austin Two Moons, and Frank Foolscrow at the battlefield and at George Armstrong Custer's gravesite.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.77-72 for American Indian Movement
Anne Pearse-Hocker negatives, photographs, and other materials
Creators:
Pearse-Hocker, Anne
Dates:
1970-1973
Size:
54 Contact sheets (black and white)
35 mm. (black and white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.028
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The majority of Pearse-Hocker's momentous negatives give eyewitness account to two weeks of both the mundane and brutal reality of daily life during the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. The takeover of the town and the conflict between about 200 members of AIM (American Indian Movement, the Native American civil rights activist organization begun in the 1968) and the United States Marshals Service began on February 27 and lasted for 71 days, resulting in tragedy on both sides of the conflict. Members of AIM along with some local Oglala (Lakota) Sioux from the local reservation took over the town in protest against the United States Government's history of broken treaties with various Native groups, the poverty and maltreatment of Native populations, as well as in defiance against the corruption and paternalism within the local subsidiary of the BIA (Bureau of Indian Affairs). The siege finally came to an end on May 5 when members of AIM and the assistant attorney general for the Civil Division of the US Justice Department Harlington Wood Jr. settled on a ceasefire. Kent Frizzell served as Chief Government Negotiator in the capacity of Assistant Attorney General (Land and Natural Resources Division, U. S. Department of Justice) and later as Solicitor, U. S. Department of the Interior. Among those pictured both during and post-conflict are AIM activists Dennis Banks, Clyde and Vernon Bellecourt, Ted and Russell Means, Frank Clearwater, Wallace Black Elk and Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. A small number of negatives also document AIM's takeover of the BIA building and the AIM Powwow both in Minneapolis in 1970.

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National Tribal Chairmen's Association records
Creators:
National Tribal Chairmen's Association
Dates:
1971-1978
Size:
40 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.014
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The files are those of the Washington, D.C., office that were accumulated primarily under William Youpee. Youpee served as the first president of the association and became its executive director in 1972. There are also files accumulated by Chinzu Toda, a Bureau of Indian Affairs employee who was on loan to the National Tribal Chairmen's Association. In 1978, Kenneth E. Black became the executive director. Material created from 1978 to the end of the National Tribal Chairmen's Association are in private hands.

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Reuben Snake papers
Creators:
Snake, Reuben, 1937-1993
Dates:
1970-1996
Size:
1.25 Linear feet (3 archival boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.012
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Reuben A. Snake, Jr. Papers, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contain writings, correspondence, biographical materials, and written materials relating to the Native American Church which document the literary and political activities of this Winnebago tribal leader.

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in NMAI.AC.012 for American Indian Movement
Project Files
Dates:
1983-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work and involvement of staff in the Office of the Registrar in the planning, preparation and movement of the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian from New York to the Cultural Resources Center in Maryland. Staff represented in the …

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Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collection relating to the Handbook of South American Indians
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
circa 1940s
Size:
950 Negatives (circa, acetate)
47 Prints (silver gelatin (some copies))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.90
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection is composed of photographs and copies of published illustrations which were collected for use in the Handbook of South American Indians (Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143). These include images of Indigenous peoples of South America, their material culture, and their built and natural environments. There are also maps …

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Arthur J. Hines films
Creators:
Hines, Arthur J.
Dates:
circa 1950-1979
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.101
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Arthur J. Hines films collection contains audio and film recordings that were created by amateur filmmaker and World War II veteran Arthur J. Hines. The materials document contemporary American Indian lives and includes footage of powwows and of prominent American Indian artists and athletes, circa 1950-1979.

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Special Projects Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Associate Director for Special Projects
Dates:
1977-1991
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 384
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, and related materials documenting a myriad of duties performed by Kerby during her career at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). They include voluminous materials concerning the development of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), especially activities of the NMAI …

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Da Loria Norman papers
Creators:
Norman, da Loria, 1872-1935
Dates:
1886-1980
Size:
10.6 Linear feet
55 Items (Photographs: (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.normda
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical documents, diaries, letters received, writings, art works, business records, subject files, scrapbook, interviews, and photographs.

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