MS 7101 Navaho Field notes and draft manuscript on hunting and agriculture
Yaja, Asta Tohitlini Alsai
Field notes, in typescript, largely concern hunting and agriculture but also concern to a greater and lesser extent subjects shown in cross references. The subjects are distributed throughout the manuscript. Informants were Hastin Taa (Thick Man), Asta Tohitlini Alsai Yaja (Little Woman), Chis Chilley, Chick Sandoval, Ace Moon, Atitsai Bige …
MS 146 Navajo words collected on reservation in 1892 by James Mooney (from unrevised notes)
Contents: general Navajo vocabulary; vocabulary of silver work; a few short Navajo sentences; Navajo names for other tribes and places; names of traders Cotton, Charles and Lorenzo Hubbell; and a list of Navajo gentes cross-referenced with Washington Matthews' list of the same published in "Navajo Legends," JAFL, volume 5, 1897, pages 29-31.
Abigail Adler Diné (Navajo) photographs
0.03 Linear feet (3 folders)
This collection contains 11 gelatin silver prints that were shot by photographer Abigail Adler throughout the Navajo Reservation in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah in 1976 and 1979.
Susan Fanshel films of the Navajo
Collection consists of full film record and edited film based on anthropologist John Adair's 1938 work among the Navajo. The films explore Navajo life and culture through four generations of a Navajo family. Collection also contains sound recordings and press and publicity materials. Please note that the contents of the collection …
MS 1749 Navajo vocabulary
Also letter of transmittal , J. W. Powell. December 30, 1901. Autograph letter signed. 1 page.
MS 4247-b Series of three articles on the Navajo Indian Reservation, The Evening Star
MS 98 Navajo vocabulary
Recorded in a signature of 10 leaves torn from a pocket ledger. Written in brown and black ink and pencil in at least two different handwritings.
MS 1499 Navajo vocabulary
Clerk's copy, apparently from Navaho Manuscript Number 1445, possibly incomplete. Title page inscribed "Nav-a-jo 7." Navajo terms numbered as in Smithsonian Institution Comparative Vocabulary; no English given.
MS 2002-07 Poster depicting Navaho ceremonial masks
One color poster measuring 31 x 22 inches, depicting over 20 head and face masks used in the Navajo Nightway ceremony. Printed as a companion to the book Head and Face Masks in Navaho Ceremonialism (1947) by Berard Haile.
MS 4435 Navajo ceremonies
Observations made on Navaho Reservation, Newcomb, New Mexico. Includes snapshots, drawings of sand paintings, and botanical samples.