MS 2813-a Piegan Blackfoot linguistic notes collected by Truman Michelson from Mabel Monroe
Handwritten notes on the Piegan Blackfoot language from Truman Michelson's work with Mabel Monroe, whose mother was Piegan. Includes lexical and grammatical notes, text (concerning Trickster) with free translation, and kinship terms.
MS 4447 Memorandum on the proper use of the word 'Blackfootʹ or 'Blackfeetʹ as applied to the Siksika, Kainah and Pikuni, or Blackfoot, Blood and Piegan tribes
Lists terms used for "Blackfoot" from 1754-1935
This accession consists of exhibition fieldwork records and production recordings produced by the Office of Community Services for the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) inaugural exhibitions Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities and Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories. Native American communities represented include the Iglulik (Igloolik …
Color reproductions of paintings by Albert Jacquez
Reproductions of Albert Jacquez watercolor paintings relating to Stoney and Blackfoot people, painted in 1945. They depict a Sun dance camp and the process of erecting a Sun dance tree, a Stoney man named Dog Tail in winter dress, and a Blackfoot man named Tom Turn Up Nose.
Rodman Wanamaker photograph collection relating to Native Americans
Photographs commissioned by Rodman Wanamaker to document the "vanishing" way of life for Native Americans during 1908-1913. The photographs were made by Joseph Kossuth Dixon and largely depict northern Plains tribes, including Blackfeet, Cheyenne, Crow, and Dakota. These large bromide prints form a set of presentation photographs and apparently such sets …
National Film Board of Canada film collection
This collection includes 83 films (125 reels) produced by the National Film Board of Canada between 1951 and 1983. The films in this collection document the historical and contemporary lives of Indigenous peoples in Canada. This includes films produced by the Indian Film Crew (IFC) and members of the Indian Film Training Program (IFTP), Indigenous filmmakers telling their own stories on the screen between 1968 and 1973.
Ruth Landes papers
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Wallis, Ruth Sawtell, 1895-1978
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991
Most of Ruth Landes's papers relate directly or indirectly to Landes's American Indian research, her work in Brazil, and her study of bilingualism. There is also a considerable amount of material that relates to her experiences (sometimes fictionalized) at Fisk University. There is only small amount of material related to her other interests. Her collection also has material of and relating to the Brazilian folklorist and journalist Edison Carneiro. There is also noteworthy material concerning Herbert Baldus, Ruth Benedict, Elmer C. Imes, Charles S. Johnson, and Robert E. Park. There is a large amount of printed and processed materials in the collection, mainly in the form of newspaper clippings and a collection of scholarly papers.
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2006 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.