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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of Education and Museum Programs, Publications Office
Dates:
2009
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) publication, "American Indians/American Presidents: A History." The book, co-published with HarperCollins, was edited by Clifford E. Trafzer and includes essays by five scholars of Native American history, including Robert W. Venables, Donna Akers, Matthew Sakiestewa ...

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National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Museum Programs. Publications Office
Dates:
2014-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the following publications that accompanied exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian: Nation to Nation: Treaties Between United States and American Indian Nations, edited by Suzan Shown Harjo; Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family, edited by Lois Sherr Dubin; The Great Inka Road:...

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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:
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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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:
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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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 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
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:
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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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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