Includes note of transmittal from Sanderville to M. W. Stirling. June 30, 1934. Gives general description of Blackfoot tribes; myth of sun, moon, morning star, and Napi (Trickster); and account of sun dance.
Concerns an unidentified U.S. Senator. Includes several sketches in the body of the letter; message told partially in pictures.
Both letters include ink sketches in the body of the letter; letter of June 26 includes ink sketches colored with crayons. Letters offer Stirling "The Blue Smoke of Friendship." The sketches are of a pipe and an ideograph for Chief Bull, Sanderville's Indian name.
Most of the material concerns the Kutenai; very few Blackfoot comparisons are made. Many pages are nearly blank, listing only the topic which was to have been discussed.
This is a four page typescript containing a story and illustrations regarding the prophecy of Moving Another Place, a Blackfoot prophet, and how it has been fulfilled.
Concerns a letter by W.J. Ghent on the battle of the Little Big Horn which appeared in the Star, June 30, 1934, criticizing the account of the battle given by Sanderville to Thomas R. Henry. Washington, D.C. July 7, 1934.
Catalog Number 4551: (1) Stereo Tribe:. Blackfeet Description: Preparing for Medicine Lodge ceremony, Glacier National Park, Montana Photographer: Keystone View Co. Number 188; 23000. See BAE Negative Number 56,815. (2) Stereo Dakota, Western Mounted Sioux Indians in "Full Feather", leaving camp Keystone View Co. Number 182; 16718. (3) Stereo [Atha...
Dictated by Sanderville; written down by John G. Carter. Contents: Sitting Bull's Autobiographies (Dakota Number 1929); Wind River petroglyphs (Bureau of American Ethnology-AR 10, Figure 97); Madison River grave writings (Negative Numbers 215-b, 1-26); Roman Nose drawings (Dakota, Number 31303); Cloud Shield and American Horse winter counts (Dakota...
Also contains duplicates and miscellaneous cards. Not in alphabetical order. These cards attempt to give the meaning of the sign- a sort of etymology of explanation of how it came to be, but no descriptions of signs are given. (MCB, 5/66).
This collection contains 30 black-and-white negatives and one albumen print taken by Philip H. Glover in 1909. The images depict scenes of a dance on the Blackfeet (Piegan) Reservation in Browning, Montana.