MS 7294 Hester Merwin Carib Indian drawings
This collection contains 10 color portrait drawings, undertaken circa 1940 by artist Hester Merwin Ayers, depicting Carib Indians in Salybia, Dominica. Subjects include men and women.
MS 3360 A History of the Caribs
Contents: Chapter I. Eldorado and the White Sea. Chapter II. Cannibal Remains along the Coast of Guiana. Chapter III. Hieroglyphs in the Interior of Guiana. Chapter IV. The Cannibal Dutchman, etc. Chapter V. Fighting. Weapons, Poisons, etc.
Regis M. Quirin and Leon Poplawski photographs of Carib peoples in Dominica
15 Pages (Report :)
29 Negatives (acetate)
55 Color slides
Photographs made by Regis M. Quirin and Leon Poplawski in Dominica that depict the island's natural and urban scenery as well as Carib peoples. There are images of Carib Indians and their activities and villages as well as cities and scenery in Dominica, including Roseau and Portsmouth. Among the photographs …
This accession consists of exhibition fieldwork records and production recordings produced by the Office of Community Services for the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) inaugural exhibitions Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities and Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories. Native American communities represented include the Iglulik (Igloolik …
MS 3959 The Relation of the Caribs to the Florida Indians
Extract from R. P. Labat's "Memoirs of Voyages to the American Isles."
MS 1535 Classifiers in Terraba (Carib or Chibchan), Micmac (Algonquian), Nahuatl (Mexican)
MS 559 Poisoned Weapons
Extracts from various published sources concerning the use of poisoned weapons among the American Indians. The first 6 pages include information on the Dakota from non-published sources. Other tribes mentioned in the MS. are the Mandan, Chippewa, Shoshoni, Paiutes, Pitt River Indians, Oregon and Alaska tribes, Apache and other (unnamed) Southwestern …
MS 7295 Miscellaneous manuscripts relating to the aboriginal Indians of Dutch and British Guiana
The material includes lists, texts, brief articles, clippings, vocabularies, letters, reading notes, bibliographic notes, and maps. Much of the material has to do with natural history and geography and includes material on place names and animal names. Some of the material has no direct relation to Roth's study of Guyana …
A. Hyatt Verrill negatives, photographs and other materials
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
170 Photographic prints (albumen)
392 Negatives (photographic) (acetate)
These images depict the indigenous people of Peru, Bolivia, Suriname and Chile; the largest percentage of the images are of Panama and Guyana (British Guiana).