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Creators:
National Tribal Chairmen's Association
Toda, Chinzu
Youpee, William
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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Creators:
Grayson, G. W. (George Washington), 1843-1920
Dates:
1908
Size:
7 Leaves (manuscript, 10 x 8 inches.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2010-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of a 7-leaf manuscript written by George Washington Grayson in 1908. The manuscript is an account of the life of Moty Tiger (Hoo-ma Ti-ka), who became Principal Chief of the Creek Nation in 1907.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
409 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1186
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Apparently a summary of the treaty provisions made with Indian tribes by the U. S. and by several states.

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
February 12, 1934
Size:
48 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4219
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Bill granted Indians living under Federal tutelage the freedom to organize for purposes of local self-government and economic enterprise, etc.

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Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1898-1934
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4259
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Government Relations
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
3.15 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence between Secretary Robert McC. Adams and various leaders of the United States Congress on matters such as funding for the establishment of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), the repatriation of Native American Indian artifacts at the National Mall, acquisition of the United States Customs ...

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
July 21, 1887
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7040
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Article concerns the history of Cherokee-White relations to 1863.

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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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Creators:
Lubicon Lake Indian Nation
Dates:
March 19, 1986-April 25, 1994
Size:
115 Items (11.5 in. )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7476
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The file consists of transmittal notes together with copies of documents such as letters, newspaper clippings, and news releases.

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Creators:
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Dates:
April 1963
Size:
118 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7100
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Six manuals: "Indian Governments"; "Information Index"; "Hypothetical Cases"; "Enrollment"; "Claims"; "General Historical Background" (second in the series is missing). Issued under Commissioner Philleo Nash to orient new employees.

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