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 (Interp...
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.
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.
Observations made on Navaho Reservation, Newcomb, New Mexico. Includes snapshots, drawings of sand paintings, and botanical samples.
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.
Copy in the handwriting of George Gibbs from Simpson's vocabulary published in 1852 (see Gibbs Manuscript Number 104-a for citation). This copy is not an exact duplicate of the published vocabulary; it lacks a few terms.
Transmitting photograph and explanation of picture of Navaho War God, painted by native artist. Correspondence, 1953-54, 5 pages; explanation of picture and translation of War God's horse song, 4 pages.
Transcript in English of Council meeting, mainly concerning raids being made against Mormon settlers by the Navajo or other Indians. Names of only two speakers are written out: Barboncito [chief of the Navajos, d. 1870] and Captain Bennett [probably Captain F. T. Bennett, Navajo agent in 1869]. Other speakers are indicated only by the initials "H",...