Query: Indians of North America -- Politics and government
Publications
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 Gilbert, Duane …

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in Accession 10-009 for Indians of North America -- Politics and government
MS 3645 Manuscript on Creek, Seminole, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Osage, Delaware and Shawnee Government
Creators:
Jones, John Buttrick, 1824-1876
Dates:
undated
Size:
3 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3645
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Included in the report are the Cherokee system of government, the status of Cherokee loyalty, and the American Baptist mission work, including also brief references regarding the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole, Osage, Delaware and Shawnee.

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in NAA.MS3645 for Indians of North America -- Politics and government
MS 4259 Printed pamphlets and Congressional Bills dealing with Indian legislation
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1898-1934
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4259
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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in NAA.MS4259 for Indians of North America -- Politics and government
MS 3330 The 21 precepts or moral commandments of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
Creators:
Hofsinde, Robert
Blackbird, Andrew J., 1810-
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
November 5, 1934
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3330
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These governed them before coming into contact with the white races in their country. With note by T. Michelson.

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in NAA.MS3330 for Indians of North America -- Politics and government
MS 4219 Bill H. R. 7902, 73rd Congress, 2nd Session
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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in NAA.MS4219 for Indians of North America -- Politics and government
MS 3531 Manuscript on Wyandot government
Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
ca. 1880
Size:
100 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3531
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Handwritten, mainly by copyists, but a few pages in Powell's hand. Although the first page has been marked in red by Hewitt, "Huron Migrations, Quebec to Indian Territory," this only applies to pages 1-3, and the main manuscript is a version of Powell's paper, "Wyandot Government," published in 1st Annual Report, Bureau …

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in NAA.MS3531 for Indians of North America -- Politics and government
MS 4867 The Yakima Indians in 1942
Creators:
Barnett, Homer Garner, 1908-
Dates:
1969
Size:
157 Pages
39 Mounted photographs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4867
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Report on "social, economic, educational, and political conditions among the Yakima Indians in the State of Washington."

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in NAA.MS4867 for Indians of North America -- Politics and government
MS 1344 Wyandotte Government, A Short Story of Tribal Society
Creators:
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Dates:
ca. 1880
Size:
28 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1344
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

2 drafts, 28 pages each, handwritten by clerks.

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in NAA.MS1344 for Indians of North America -- Politics and government
MS 4528 Photostat copies of various documents and letters pertaining to legal and political activities, 1954-58, of Florida Seminole faction calling themselves "The Everglades Miccosukee Tribe of Seminole Indians"
Creators:
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida
Dates:
undated
Size:
41 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4528
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes their petition to the President of the U.S. for rights and privileges, other correspondence, and a map of the Indian lands in the state of Florida.

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in NAA.MS4528 for Indians of North America -- Politics and government
Wilcomb E. Washburn Papers
Creators:
Washburn, Wilcomb E.
Dates:
1946-1989
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-258
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting aspects of the career of Wilcomb E. Washburn, historian and teacher of American political and cultural history. He held positions at the National Museum of American History, Division of Political History and later at the Smithsonian Institution, Office of American Studies. Much of the …

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