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Creators:
Mekeel, H. Scudder (Haviland Scudder), 1902-1947
Dates:
undated
Size:
104 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7088
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes brief introductory statement of author's theory concerning the acculturation problems of Indians; chronologically arranged ethnographic study of Dakota Indian reservation life in the White Clay District of Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota; and current opinions as well as reminiscences about past Dakota history, customs, religion, kinsh...

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Creators:
Alder, John
Allman, Lillie
Bald Eagle, Lucy
Bird Necklace, Julia
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Dates:
ca. 1893?
Size:
53 Drawings (37 leaves, graphite and colored pencil on construction paper, 20 x 27 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS168515
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Drawings by children at the Pine Ridge Agency School, most inscribed with the name of the artist. Most if not all subject matter appears to have been copied from published source material and includes animals, plants, home furnishings, warships and pirate vessels.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Haag, Mack
Dates:
undated
Size:
7 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3338
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Text handwritten in English by Mack Haag on Cheyenne courtship and marriage customs, with a reference to the Cheyenne and Dakota term for "woman." Also a pronouns chart.

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Belden, George P. (George Pfauts), 1844?-1871
Dates:
January 10, 1868
Size:
56 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2066
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

English-Crow vocabulary followed by lists of personal names, astronomical terms, physiological terms, geographical terms, numerals, colors, sketch map of parts of Montana and Dakota Territories, lists of game animals killed, Indian curiosities collected, Fort Phil Kearney flag signals used to warn against Indian attack, letters written and reviewed...

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Whitney, Joel E. (Joel Emmons), 1822-1886
Zimmerman, Charles A., 1844-1909
Dates:
circa 1864-1865
Size:
4 cartes-de-viste (card photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.098
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of four cartes-de-visite portraits of Native American men involved in the Dakota War of 1862. Individuals were photographed by Joel Emmons Whitney between approximately 1864 and 1865. Reprints of these cartes-de-visite were later sold by Whitney and Charles Alfred Zimmerman in their St. Paul, Minnesota studio throughout the...

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Creators:
Nacoista
Daniel, Z. T.
Dates:
ca. 1881-1891?
Size:
1 Drawing (graphite and watercolor on cardboard, 10 x 12 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS166931
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Inscribed on verso "A man and a young lady play with ball, Na-co-is-ta, Pine Ridge, Daniel"

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Creators:
Medicine, Beatrice
Dates:
1914, 1932-1949, 1952-2003 (bulk dates, 1945-2003).
Size:
28 Linear feet (65 document boxes, 1 box of oversize materials, 1 box of ephemera, 1 shoebox of index cards, 1 map drawer)
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-05
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Beatrice Medicine papers, 1913-2003 (bulk 1945-2003), document the professional life of Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Medicine (1923-2005), a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, anthropologist, scholar, educator, and Native rights activist. The collection also contains material collected by or given to Medicine to further her research and activism interests. Medicine, whose Lakota name was Hinsha Waste Agli Win, or "Returns Victorious with a Red Horse Woman," focused her research on a variety of topics affecting the Native American community: 1) mental health, 2) women's issues, 3) bilingual education, 4) alcohol and drug use, 5) ethno-methodologies and research needs of Native Americans, and 6) Children and identity issues. The collection represents Medicine's work as an educator for universities and colleges in the United States and in Canada, for which she taught Native American Studies courses. Additionally, because of the large amount of research material and Medicine's correspondence with elected U.S. officials and Native American leaders, and records from Medicine's involvement in Native American organizations, the collection serves to represent issues affecting Native Americans during the second half of the 20th century, and reflects what Native American leaders and organizations did to navigate and mitigate those issues. Collection materials include correspondence; committee, conference, and teaching material; ephemera; manuscripts and poetry; maps; notes; periodicals; photographs; training material; and transcripts.

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Creators:
Woolworth, Alan R.
Weslager, C.A.
Witthoft, John
Swauger, James Lee
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Dates:
1824-1992
bulk 1950-1982
Size:
10.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1994-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

To a considerable degree, the James H. Howard papers consist of manuscript copies of articles, book, speeches, and reviews that document his professional work in anthropology, ethnology, ethnohistory, archeology, linguistics, musicology, and folklore between 1950 and 1982. Among these are a few unpublished items. Notes are relatively scant, there being somewhat appreciable materials for the Chippewa, Choctaw, Creek, Dakota, Omaha, Ponca, Seminole, and Shawnee. The chief field materials represented in the collection are sound recordings and photographs, but many of the latter are yet to be unidentified. A series of color photographs of Indian artifacts in folders are mostly identified and represent the extensive American Indian Cultural collection of costumes and artifacts that Howard acquired and created. Other documents include copies of papers and other research materials of colleagues. There is very little original material related to archeological work in the collection and that which is present concerns contract work for the Lone State Steel Company.

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Creators:
Maher, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1922-1987
Dates:
1944-1987
bulk 1954-1987
Size:
7 sound recordings
6.38 Linear Feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-02
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Robert Francis Maher (1922-1987) was an anthropologist with the University of Western Michigan whose work focused on Oceania. The collection documents his field research in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. His field research in Papua New Guinea focused on cultural change in the Purari Delta and the modernist Tommy Kabu Movement (1946-1968). His field research in the Philippines focused on the ethnological and archaelogical history and changes in the Ifugao province. The collection consists of field notes, excavation notes, census data, genealogy charts, grant applications, research files, research proposals, maps, correspondence, manuscripts, sound recordings, and photographs.

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Creators:
Hazen, William Babcock, 1830-1887
Dates:
ca. 1875
Size:
36 Drawings (19 leaves, graphite, colored pencil, and crayon, mounted on paper, 12 x 20 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS154064A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Bound volume of drawings containing pictures of individual men and animals, and scenes of warfare and ceremony. One of two similar handbound volumes received as part of the Hazen collection (see also MS154064B).

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