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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Dates:
undated
Size:
125 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2583
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Text and translations. Thunder gens; War dance; Bear gens; Owl dance; (Mamasa) Bear gens; Sakamagewa Pack. English translation first 12 pages/ Religion dance.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Dates:
undated
Size:
88 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2105
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Phonetic text. Contents: Thunder gens; Tetapash pack. Bear gens; Owl dance; Sakimagewa pack, text only. Also Tapashite Great Sacred Pack (phonetic text); and war dance.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1969
Size:
21 Negatives (19 prints)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4959
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Titles include: 1.Tall Bull, Cheyenne, escaping from the Utes. 2.Common occurrence in Running Buffalo. 3.Tall Bull, a Cheyenne Brave, Killing Two Pawnees. 4.Crow and Cheyenne Warriors. 5.Kill Bear. 6.Tall Bull, Cheyenne, Killing a Navaho. 7.Cheyenne Brave Killing a Crow. 8.Fight between Soldiers and Cheyennes. 9.Cheyenne Killing a Pawnee. 10.Cheyen...

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Creators:
Antelope (Blackfoot?)
Dates:
n.d
Size:
16 Drawings (1 volume of 14 leaves+ 1 loose leaf, graphite and colored pencil, 13 x 15 cm.-16 x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7499
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The drawings include a view of tipis, a war dance; and mixtures of warriors and various animals.

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undated
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13 Sound recordings (wax cylinders, approximately 4 x 2 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2008-14
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of thirteen (13) original recordings of American Indian songs and dances, recorded on two-minute Edison Blanks wax cylinders. Eight of the cylinders are in pristine condition. Two are cracked and cannot be played. Contents are marked on individual cylinders in pencil or black ink: 1) The last Owl Dance; 2) Two flute son...

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Creators:
Boggs, Stephen T.
Dates:
circa 1950 - circa 1970
Size:
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.2015-07
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers contain field notes on Flambeau language and religion, including documentation of a Drum Dance, War Dance, Medicine initiation, and Native American Church ceremonies with participant interviews; interviews with anthropology field workers; and three essays.

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Dates:
undated
Size:
84 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2819
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Kiwatewa
Kiosatuck, Annie
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Dates:
1915
Size:
231 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2433
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Meskwaki (Fox) texts and kinship notes collected by Truman Michelson in Tama, Iowa. Four of the texts are by Alfred Kiyana in Meskwaki syllabary. The translated titles are "When Indians captured horses a long time ago," "The two youths who fasted who were brothers," "The one who runs fast," and "War dance." A fifth text is by Kiwatewa (Mrs.Paquane)...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Keystone View Company
Underwood & Underwood
Dates:
1882-1930
Size:
240 Stereographs (black and white, 9 x 22 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-022
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document African businesses, cities, industry, landscapes, peoples and resources. The collection documents various locations within Kenya, Tanzania, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Zimbabwe, Uganda and South Africa. Peoples represented include Kikuyu, Maasai, Bangi, Chagga, Ndombe, Poto, Bangala, Zulu, and Kongo peoples. There are many images of agriculture, hunting, making pottery, mining diamonds and gold, church services at a Catholic mission, a gathering of chiefs at a court, a lion-killing ceremony, and war dances. Businesses and industries shown include coffee plantations; the DeBeers Diamond Mine; a diamond mine compound and crushing mill; fishing boats; a hemp plantation; ivory trade; a market; and the stock market.

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Creators:
Abrams, Philip M.
Dates:
1957-1973
bulk 1970-1973
Size:
358 slides (photographs) (+22 postcards, color)
10 photographic prints ((dupe prints), color, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken and postcards gathered by Philip M. Abrams during his travels through Liberia, Mali, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon and Burkina Faso, 1970-1973. Activities documented in the images include a Bundu sande women's society performance with Sowei (female guardian spirit) masks in Liberia; a Dogon dama (festival) masquerade staged for tourists in Sangha, Mali; a Grebo war dance in Krutown, Monrovia, Liberia; young Vai boys during initiation into the poro male secret society; and masked Vai dancers performing on Providence Island, Monrovia.

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