MS 333 Vocabulary of the Aglemiut Eskimo of Bristol Bay, Alaska
Original is in hand of same scribe as Manuscript Letter Signed, Wowodsky to Gibbs, 21/5 March, 1858, transmitting vocabularies (NAA file Number 371). Original recorded in Comparative Vocabulary of Indian Languages; copy on plain ruled paper. Copy of the above by George Gibbs. No date. Manuscript Document. 2 pages.
MS 331 Vocabulary of the Eskimo of Kuskokwim River, Norton Bay, Alaska
Original is in hand of same scribe as Manuscript Letter Signed, Wowodsky to Gibbs, 21/5 March, 1858 and Manuscript Letter Signed, Furuhjelm to Gibbs, 10/22 November, 1959, transmitting vocabularies (NAA file Number 371). It was evidently transmitted with the latter. Copy of the above by George Gibbs. No date. Manuscript document. 2 pages.
Joli Morgan films of Kasigluk
Footage shot in the Yupik village of Kasigluk, Alaska and adjacent locations along the Johnson River in spring of 1968 or 69. Footage includes various scenes of everyday village life such as ice fishing during the spring, catching and preparation of salmon, and inside village houses. Film equipment and film purchased under …
Carol Zane Jolles papers
426 Sound cassettes
The Carol Zane Jolles papers document her research conducted among the Yup'ik and Inupiaq communities of St. Lawrence Island, Wales, and Little Diomede Island from approximately 1982-2004. Jolles interviewed residents (with a focus on village elders) in English, Yup'ik, and Inupiaq about their lives, traditions, and village histories. The collection contains audiovisual recordings, transcripts, correspondence, research project notes and papers, maps, charts, diagrams, drawings, and publications.
George Thornton Emmons photograph collection
12 Copy negatives
Photographic prints and copy negatives made by George Thornton Emmons among Native communities in Alaska and British Columbia mostly between 1870 and 1890. Communities photographed include—Nisga'a (Niska), Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl), Yup'ik, Nuxalk (Ballacoola), Haida, and Tlingit.
MS 1764 Letters regarding publication of "Tales of the Asiatic Eskimo"
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930
Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Hawkes, Ernest William, 1883-
Letters here, 1956. Part of this manuscript has not been located, 1941. Manuscript and 8 illustrations for paper entitled "Tales of the Asiatic Eskimo" missing, 1956.
Henry Bascom Collins films of Yupik Eskimo Life, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
Ford, James Alfred, 1911-1968
Footage taken by Smithsonian anthropologist Henry Collins and his assistant James Ford in the summer of 1930, Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Shots include Eskimos in boats; three men positioning themselves in boulders along seacliffs to catch birds with pole net; dancing and drumming; fishing with both lines and nets; dog …
MS 1771 A phonetic and idiomatic translation of a native Koskaquim Bear Story
This accession consists of production records created by Howard Bass, Cultural Arts Manager, in the planning and development of the recording, "Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages." Produced in partnership with Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, "Beautiful Beyond" is an anthology of hymns and songs from Native American communities throughout the …