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Notes on sign language and miscellaneous ethnographic notes on Plains Indians 1934

Creator
Scott, Hugh Lenox General
addressee
Wissler, Clark
Creator
Dunbar, John Brown
He Dog
Red Feather
Whirling
Subject
Pitelesharo Chief
Brugiere, Johnny
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Date
1934
Type
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Physical Description
4 boxes
2,736 pages
Local number
NAA MS 2932
Culture
Dakota Indians
Blackfoot
Cheyenne Indians
Chippewa
American Indian Digger Indians
Flathead
Gros Ventre Indians (Montana)
Hopi
Kiowa Indians
Navajo Indians
Wichita Indians
Osage Indians
Apache Indians
Mandan Indians
Arikara Indians
Hidatsa Indians
Cree Indians
Crow Indians
Comanche Indians
Nez Percé Indians
Shoshoni Indians
Arapaho Indians
Atsina Indians
Bannock Indians
Ute Indians
Pawnee Indians
Delaware Indians
Slave
Chipewyan Indians
Caddo Indians
Assiniboine Indians
Sarsi Indians
Kiowa Apache Indians
Piegan Indians
Ponka
Yampa Indians
Indians of North America Subarctic
Indians of North America Great Basin
Indians of North America Northeast
Ojibwa Indians
Indians of North America Great Plains
Ponca Indians
Indians of North America Plateau
Salish Indians
Kootenai Indians
Indians of North America Southwest, New
Indians of North America Southern States
Notes
Electronic finding aid available via the website of the National Anthropological Archives.
Bureau of American Ethnology received the material from Mrs Scott, November, 1934.
manuscript document
Addl. KW Subjects
Navaho
Shoshone
Ute
White River (Parusanuch and Yampa)
Lenape
Assiniboin
Sioux
Plains Apache
Blackfoot
Sarcee
Chippewa
Kootenai
Chippewa
Assiniboin
Plains Apache
Sarcee
Shoshone
Kutenai
Blackfeet
Summary
Much of this material is relevant to the Dakotas. Includes: miscellaneous notes on Dakota history, bands, and sign for "Dakota," Autograph Document. Approximately 100 pages. (Box 2); account of the Battle of Little Big Horn by He Dog, Red Feather, and Whirling, Autograph Document. 7 pages. (Box 3); "The Custer Battle with the Sioux, Autograph Document. 10 pages. (Box 3); notes on sign language in general, its history and distribution, Autograph and Typescript Document, 1 box (Box 4).
Cite as
Manuscript 2932, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
Data Source
National Anthropological Archives