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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Education and Museum Programs. Publications Office
Dates:
2009
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) publication, American Indians/American Presidents: A History. The book, co-published with HarperCollins, was edited by Clifford E. Trafzer and includes essays by five scholars of Native American history, including Robert W. Venables, Donna Akers, Matthew Sakiestewa ...

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Creators:
National Congress of American Indians
Dates:
1933-1990
bulk 1944-1989
Size:
251 Linear feet (597 archival boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.010
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The National Congress of American Indian (NCAI), founded in 1944, is the oldest nation-wide American Indian advocacy organization in the United States. The NCAI records document the organization's work, particularly that of its office in Washington, DC, and the wide variety of issues faced by American Indians in the twentieth century. The collection is located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian.

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Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2909
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
National Congress of American Indians
Dates:
1952-1997
Size:
24 videoreels (1/2 inch)
1 videocassettes (hi8)
3 sound cartridges
1 sound recording (dictaphone belt)
10 videocassettes (vhs)
442 Sound tape reels (1/4" open reel)
30 videocassettes (u-matic)
713 Sound cassettes
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.010.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The National Congress of America Indians (NCAI), which describes itself as the oldest and largest American Indian and Alaskan Native organization in the United States, was founded on November 16, 1944, in Denver, CO and is still active today. NCAI was founded to serve as a link between individual tribal councils and the United States government but also aimed to educate the general public about Indians, preserve Indian cultural values, protect treaty rights with the United States, and promote Indian welfare. This collection of National Congress of America Indians Audio and Film Recordings contains materials created by and for NCAI to maintain a record of organizational proceedings and events between 1952 and 1997. Recorded in various formats, the bulk of this collection is on 1/4" open reel to reel tapes and sound cassettes. The events represented in this collection include annual and mid-year conventions, executive council meetings, congressional hearings, intertribal institutes and a variety of workshops and meetings regarding economic, civil and educational issues facing indian country.

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Creators:
Thomas, George H. (George Henry), 1816-1870
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1107
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes 1 page letter of transmittal from Thomas to George Gibbs, dated Louisville, Kentucky, March 5, 1868, and title page in the hand of A. S. Gatschet; "Vocabulary of the Kuchan dialect of the Yuma linguistic family, by General George H. Thomas, U. S. A., 1868. Contains many tribal names in use among the Southwestern Indians. The Navajo vocab. ...

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Creators:
Parker, Frank W.
Hertzberg, Hazel
Dates:
1975
Size:
2 sound cassettes
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.082
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Includes Parker's recollections of preliminary efforts in the 1940s to plan a representative and effective pan-Indian organization; of the creation of the National Congress of American Indians and highlights of its history, 1952-1962, when Parker was actively affiliated with it, and Recording Secretary; and of a number of people involved in its initial and continuing stages. Also includes remarks by Helen Peterson, 1953-1961 Executive Director of the organization, concerning the threat of internal pressure to it.

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Creators:
Snake, Reuben, 1937-1993
Dates:
1970-1996
Size:
1.25 Linear Feet (3 archival boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.012
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Reuben A. Snake, Jr. Papers, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contain writings, correspondence, biographical materials, and written materials relating to the Native American Church which document the literary and political activities of this Winnebago tribal leader.

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Creators:
Clark, Benjamin H., 1842-1914
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3449
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Three extracts, as follows: 3449-a. "Cheyenne History and Dictionary." "Ethnography, The Present Location of the Cheyennes," pages 1-35. "Names of Rivers and Localities known to the Cheyennes in the country they have lived, hunted, or raided in, as long as the present generation of this tribe have any definite knowledge," pages 35-56. No title; Che...

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Creators:
Grayson, G. W. (George Washington), 1843-1920
Dates:
1908
Size:
7 Leaves (manuscript, 10 x 8 inches.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2010-26
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of a 7-leaf manuscript written by George Washington Grayson in 1908. The manuscript is an account of the life of Moty Tiger (Hoo-ma Ti-ka), who became Principal Chief of the Creek Nation in 1907.

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4229
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copyright by the Carnegie Institution of Washington

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