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Conquest, Neo-colonialism and the Modern Sun Dance Religion of the Shoshones and Utes Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: NC1059
Abstract

Joseph Jorgensen was professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The collection contains a first draft of a comparative political and economic analysis of why and how the sun dance came to be what it was for the Wind River Shoshones in 1890 and why it diffused to their Ute and Shoshone congeners.

Dates: 1970

Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 11, Great Basin Indians Editorial Materials

 Collection
Identifier: 92-08
Abstract

Volume 11 of the Smithsonian's Handbook of North American Indians, focused on Indians of the Great Basin region of the American west, and included cultural, historical, prehistorical, and technological information about the Paiute, Washo, Shoshoni, Ute, and Bannock Indians. Editorial files include correspondence between editors and authors, meeting reports, planning committee materials, general business records, draft chapters, and final essays. Material between 1970-1985.

Dates: 1970-1985

Shoshonean Tribes: Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Eastern California: A Report to the Commissioner of Indians

 Collection
Identifier: NC487
Abstract

Report attempts to relate Shoshonean culture change to plans and objectives of the Indian Reorganization Act (I.R.A.) of 1934; the work is based on Steward's ethnographic studies in the field.,Includes evaluation of the diversities among the tribes, placement on reservations, tribal understanding of the I.R.A., and Steward's recommendations. Accompanying the report are letters between Roy Nash and W.W. Hill which discuss the report's treatment by the Indian Office.

Dates: 1936-1937

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