This accession consists of the "Living Maya Time: Sun, Corn, and Calendar" website as it existed on September 14, 2013. The website, available in English and Spanish, is jointly presented by the National Museum of the American Indian and the Smithsonian Latino Center. It provides descriptive information about Mayan culture as well …
Oral history interview with Jesse Treviño
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas
An interview of Jesse Treviño conducted 2004 July 15-16, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in San Antonio, Texas.
MS 7558 The Use of Aerial Photographic Techniques in Maya Ethnography
Romney, A. Kimball (Antone Kimball)
Blair Rudes papers
Blair Arnold Rudes was a linguist who specialized in Native American languages. The Blair Rudes papers document his research and professional activities from 1974-2008 and primarily deal with dictionaries and other linguistic materials he created and studied, as well as the culture and history of various Native American groups around the Eastern United States and the rest of North America. His involvement in language education, federal recognition of tribes, and the use of authentic Native American dialog in film are also represented. The collection consists of research files, linguistic research and data, correspondence, papers and other writings written by Rudes and his colleagues, movie scripts and related materials, and audio/visual recordings.
Appeals to Santiago
Metzger, Duane G., 1930-
Edited film documents an eight-day Mayan Indian fiesta in Chiapas Mexico. In the mountain town of Tenejapa, the burden of giving celebrations for the town's patron saints falls on private individuals. The film follows two men through their duties to one of the saints, Santiago, which include ritual prayer and …
Robert E. Johnson Papers on the Coeur d'Alene and Makah Languages
2.7 Linear feet (4 document boxes, 2 boxes of index cards and 16 sound recordings)
This collection documents the research Robert E. Johnson conducted for his dissertation on the Coeur d'Alene language, as well as his fieldwork on the Makah language. Johnson's papers consist of field notes, audio recordings, index cards, and transcripts concerning both languages. The Coeur d'Alene recordings are of Lawrence Nicodemus. The …
Gregory Mason negatives
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
This collection contains 86 black-and-white negatives taken by Gregory Mason from 1916-1931. The images depict scenes of Belize, Guatemala, Colombia and Mexico, including Mexico City, Cozumel, Chichén Itzá and other sites in Quintana Roo.
MS 3260 Correspondence regarding Cyrus Thomas' study of Pre-columbian Mexican manuscripts and writing systems
Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899
Rosny, Léon de, 1837-1914
Dacus, J. A. (Joseph A.)
Correspondence on Professor Thomas' Mexican and Mayan Researches.
Arthur Earl Haddock papers
Correspondence, mostly of a business nature, with galleries and dealers; photographs of Haddock from infancy on, and of his paintings; writings and notes, mostly technical; sketches in pencil and charcoal; Haddock's palette; business records, such as price lists of art works; printed material; and typed transcripts of interviews of Haddock …