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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 10-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) publication, "IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas." This publication and associated exhibition were collaborative projects with the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibi...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Museum Programs. Publications Office
Dates:
2015-2016
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the following publications from the National Museum of the American Indian: Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist, edited by Katherine Ash-Milby and David W. Penney; and Looking to the Future: The Life and Legacy of Senator Daniel K. Inouye. Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist is the exhibition catalog for the exhib...

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Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Dates:
January 1885
Size:
33 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS249
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

References to Algonquian, Athapascan, Caddoan, Iroquoian, Kiowan, Muskhogean, Natchesan, Shoshonean and Tonkawan tribes.

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Creators:
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Hamner, Lucile
Dates:
1935
Size:
0.25 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.079
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains a U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs report written by Lucile Hamner (1901-1997) documenting the housing conditions in the Lovelock Indian Colony Reservation region in Nevada in 1935.

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Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Teller, Henry Moore, 1830-1914
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4024G
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes the following: 1. Article on the Seven Ancient Cities on the cliffs of Arizona, in Major Powell's handwriting (incomplete). 10 pages. 2. Notes on method of dealing with the Indian (incomplete)- 7 pages in Major Powell's handwriting. 3. Notes on Pueblos, their customs, industries, etc. Very blurred letter-press copy, handwritten, no date. 6...

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Gjording, Chris N., 1943-1993
Dates:
1966-1991
bulk 1977-1991
Size:
6.34 Linear feet (15 document boxes, 1 cassette tape, and 37 computer disks)
Collection ID:
NAA.2008-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Chris Gjording primarily document his research and activities in Central America, particularly his research on the Guaymíes and the Cerro Colorado copper mining project in Chiriquí, Panama. Materials pertaining to Panama include Gjording's field notes (portions of which are missing due to severe insect infestation); photographs; reference materials he collected; and his writings, which include his articles, dissertation, and drafts of his dissertation revised for publication. In addition to his work in Panama are his field notes and photographs from his research on campesino communities in Guatemala and El Salvador. Gjording also kept subject files on Latin American countries, focusing on the poor and oppressed and the social and political climate. His writings on those subjects are present in the collection and include a draft of his unpublished paper on peasant uprising in El Salvador and issues of Informacciónes, the Spanish-language newsletter that Gjording published and wrote articles for in Honduras. The collection also contains correspondence and notes relating to his visits to the Guatemalan Indian refugee camps in Los Lirios and Maya Balam in Quintana Roo in Mexico. In addition, the collection contains some of his correspondence with his mentor Ricardo Falla, a Guatemalan Jesuit priest and anthropologist, whom he refers to as "RF" in his notes. The collection also contains computer disks with chapters in Spanish from Falla's book on Ixcán, possibly Masacres de la selva: Ixcán, Guatemala (1992).

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Creators:
National Congress of American Indians
Dates:
1952-1997
Size:
24 videoreels (1/2 inch)
1 videocassettes (hi8)
3 sound cartridges
1 sound recording (dictaphone belt)
10 videocassettes (vhs)
442 sound tape reels (1/4" open reel)
30 videocassettes (u-matic)
713 sound cassettes
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.010.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The National Congress of America Indians (NCAI), which describes itself as the oldest and largest American Indian and Alaskan Native organization in the United States, was founded on November 16, 1944, in Denver, CO and is still active today. NCAI was founded to serve as a link between individual tribal councils and the United States government but also aimed to educate the general public about Indians, preserve Indian cultural values, protect treaty rights with the United States, and promote Indian welfare. This collection of National Congress of America Indians Audio and Film Recordings contains materials created by and for NCAI to maintain a record of organizational proceedings and events between 1952 and 1997. Recorded in various formats, the bulk of this collection is on 1/4" open reel to reel tapes and sound cassettes. The events represented in this collection include annual and mid-year conventions, executive council meetings, congressional hearings, intertribal institutes and a variety of workshops and meetings regarding economic, civil and educational issues facing indian country.

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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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Creators:
National Congress of American Indians
Dates:
1933-1990
bulk 1944-1989
Size:
251 Linear feet (597 archival boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.010
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The National Congress of American Indian (NCAI), founded in 1944, is the oldest nation-wide American Indian advocacy organization in the United States. The NCAI records document the organization's work, particularly that of its office in Washington, DC, and the wide variety of issues faced by American Indians in the twentieth century. The collection is located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian.

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Edel, May M. (May Mandelbaum), 1909-1964
Edel, Abraham, 1908-2007
Dates:
1928-1996
bulk 1928-1964
Size:
4.58 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2005-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

May Mandelbaum Edel (1909-1964) taught anthropology at Brooklyn College and the New School for Social Research, and founded the Anthropology Department at Rutgers University in 1960. She conducted fieldwork in Washington; Oregon; Uganda; and Brownsville, New York. The collection consists of field notes, lecture notes, language notes, manuscripts, books, correspondence, teaching materials, conference files, and personal papers. Included are lecture notes taken from courses with Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict, and extensive field notes for her work with the Okanagan Indians in Washington, the Bachiga (Bakiga) in Uganda, and Jewish families in Brownsville, New York.

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