Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder 1
Scope and Contents 111 color photographs recording Ponca people and events.
Dates: 1964 - 1965
Scope and Contents Sound recordings of Ponca and other Native American songs collected by Tony Isaacs and Jim Steiner while making a documentary film about the Poncas. Includes recordings of peyote and other religious ceremonies. All of the recordings are on seven-inch tape reels, recorded monaural at 7 1/2 inches per second, on one or both sides. Nine of the reels record a June 1965 Grey Horse ceremony; six reels are of a Pawhuska meeting later the same month; six reels record Memorial Day dances in May of...
Dates: 1961 - 1965
Scope and Contents Smithsonian ethnologist, James Mooney, wrote two letters pertaining to a bill before Congress to prohibit the use of Peyote in the Indian ceremonial dances. Most of the correspondence and printed material deal with this subject. A great many letters are between missionaries of the American Baptist Home Missionary Society and most of them felt that Mooney encouraged the continued use of Peyote. They blamed him for his attitude and urged the church people to work for the bill and teach the...
Dates: 1918 - 1925