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Creators:
Sullivan, Jeremiah, 1851-
Yarrow, H. C. (Harry Crécy), 1840-1929
Dates:
May 19, July 20, and July 24, 1881
Size:
17 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1607
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Reporting on dances, medicine, and ceremonials.

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Creators:
Bull Head, (Blackfeet chief)
Dates:
June 30, 1934
Size:
4 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4080
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes note of transmittal from Sanderville to M. W. Stirling. June 30, 1934. Gives general description of Blackfoot tribes; myth of sun, moon, morning star, and Napi (Trickster); and account of sun dance.

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Creators:
Schoonover, Jason
Dates:
circa 1983
Size:
5 Folders
1 sound recording
103 Slides
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7572
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns the Devil Dance and play acting. Includes report, correspondence, music and chants, slides of the specimens, newspaper clippings, and map.

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Creators:
Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
Dates:
October 29 and November 13, 1924
Size:
5 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7447
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Concerns the origin of the Dream Dance, relations between Skinner and Truman Michelson over the former's reports on the matter, and questions of the honesty of certain Tama Fox who were Michelson's informants and Skinner's own informants.

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Creators:
Mills, Agnes, 1915-2008
Dates:
1948-1999
bulk 1974-1993
Size:
1.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.millagne
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, printmaker and sculptor Agnes Mills measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1948 to 1999, with the bulk of the material from 1974 to 1993. Her enduring interest in dance theatre is demonstrated in the papers. Reminiscences of her time in the WPA, artist statements, sketchbooks, and a bound compilation of publicity, biographical notes, and images of artwork provide an overview of her professional accomplishments. The collection also includes curricula vitae; correspondence; writings by and about the artist; price lists and inventories; articles, news clippings, press releases and exhibition announcements; original artwork; and photographs of both the artist and her work.

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Creators:
Slote, Friend B.
Glaha, B. D.
McCloud, A. E.
Turner, A. E.
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Dates:
1941-1960
Size:
9 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4584
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Relates to Southwestern projects and project areas of the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation, made by Bureau photographers 1941-1960.

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Dates:
1875 August
Size:
1 Item (disbound volume of 21 drawings (23 leaves, graphite and colored pencil, 21 x 27 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS39A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Artist's sketchbook, now disbound, containing scenes of daily life, dances, hunting and a picture of birds. Individual leaves numbered 1 through 23. Cover of the drawing book inscribed in pencil "Drawn by Making Medicine, Cheyenne Prisoner, St. Augustine, Fla. Aug. 1875." Inscriptions on individual leaves by same hand, probably Lt. Richard Pratt.

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Creators:
Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell), 1906-
Kelly, Isabel T. (Isabel Truesdell), 1906-
Dates:
circa 1947-1948
Size:
75 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.80-32
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Isabel T. Kelly in Tajin, Papantla, and elsewhere in Mexico. There are images of dances and dancers (including Volador "Flying" dance, Guagua, and Negrito dances), Totonac Indians, a Totonac wedding, and pyramids and relief sculpture at El Tajin Site. The photographs are enlarged prints, mounted and signed, that were made for an...

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Creators:
Peña, Patricia
Dates:
1978
Size:
1 color print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph depicting José Encarnacion Peña dressed as a koshari for a Corn Dance in August 1978. The photograph was made by Peña's wife, Patricia Peña.

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Creators:
Hodges, Toshi
Dates:
1950
Size:
75 Negatives (acetate)
18 color transparencies
62 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.96-8
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of Tarahumara people celebrating Easter and Holy Week in and near Basihuare, Guachochi and Chihuahua City in Chihuaha, Mexico. The collection includes images of a church and other buildings, dances and people in dance regalia, spectators, musicians, encampments, and a market.

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