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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972-1973
Size:
527 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1309
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

English translation by Truman Michelson of a text on Meskwaki (Fox) gens festival. The whereabouts of the original Meskwaki text is unknown.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
20 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2006
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Murdock, Joseph
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3207
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Notes on Kickapoo namining ceremonies and clans collected by Truman Michelson. Information was provided by Joseph Murdock, a Mexican Kickapoo residing in Oklahoma. The notes are primarily in English with some Kickapoo written on the first page.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kapayou, Oscar, circa 1898-
Dates:
1930 July 12
Size:
15 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3193
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Diagram and Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text by Oscar Kapayou on War Chiefs ceremony, with English translation by Truman Michelson.

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Creators:
Lente, Joe B. (Joe Bartolo)
Dates:
1938-1939
Size:
5 copy negatives
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.12A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of photographs of Joe B. Lente's ink and watercolor paintings of Isleta ceremonies and a small sketch of the artist on Lente's letter to Elsie Clews Parsons from September 16, 1938.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Poweshiek, Horace
Dates:
undated
Size:
146 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2023
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic texts by Alfred Kiyana with English translations by Horace Poweshiek. According to Ives Goddard, the translations of the titles are "Dances when war party returns" and "Childbirth and menstrual customs."

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Creators:
Fau, Petrus Buleni
Dates:
1985
Size:
19 color copy slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Petrus Buleni Fau documenting the funeral ceremony for Samogo Fau, a noble elder of Bawomataluo village in South Nias. They include images of processionals, spectators, and Fau's grave.

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Creators:
Bunnag, Surapong
Dates:
1959-1965
Size:
800 negatives (circa, 35 mm)
800 prints (circa, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.74-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting villages, people, ceremonies, and activities of Thai hill tribes, including the Akha, Karen, Lahu, Lawa, Lisu, Meo, Tai Luc, and Yao. Some photographs are duplicated in an album with captions by Bunnag.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Lincoln, Harry
Scott, Thomas
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Dates:
undated
Size:
115 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1892
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains two texts on mortuary rites in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana. The English translated titles are "When there is an adoption" and "Ghost Feast." These are accompanied by a notebook containing phonetic transcriptions by Tom Scott and Harry Lincoln and English translations by Truman Michelson. On the last page are g...

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