Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Research materials, primarily generated by anti-MX groups, on the proposed MX missile project which was to have been based in Nevada and Utah. Included are clippings, correspondence, and reports (both originals and copies).
Steven J. Crum is a Western Shoshone tribal member and emeritus instructor at the University of California, Davis. The collection contains his materials on Western Shoshone including indexes to newspapers on Native Americans, Western Shoshone land allotments and claims, Indian Claims Commission materials, two oral histories, and some family photographs.
Catherine S. "Kay" Fowler (1940- ) is an American anthropologist whose research has focused on Paiute and Shoshone peoples of the Great Basin. The collection contains Fowler and Margaret Wheat's research on Sarah Winnemucca, duplicate tapes of Great Basin indigenous music collected by Dr. Tom Vennum of the Smithsonian Folklife Program and items for research in Paradise Valley; and duplicate tapes of Ghost Dance music from Shoshone women made by Dr. Judith Vander in Wind River, Wyoming.
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.
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.