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1st draft The Religion of the North American Indians (Abstract)
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 5 page(s)
Five typewritten pages contain a partial manuscript with information on the puberty rituals of tribes of the British Columbian Plateau. It includes a cover page for an abstract of "The Religion of the North American Indians."
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 5 page(s)
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Indian Costumes in the United States - A Guide to the Study of the Collections in the Museum - Guide Leaflet Series No. 63 by Clark Wissler, July 1926
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N42: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Margaret Mead. Children's drawings #15) (District of Columbia), in American Museum of Natural History Guide Leaflet Series, No. 63 (New York, NY: American Museum of Natural History, 1926), 40 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** A 40-page, printed, black-and-white booklet comprises a guide to American Indian costumes as a study aid for items in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. It describes, with numerous illustrations, not mer...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N42: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Margaret Mead. Children's drawings #15) (District of Columbia), in American Museum of Natural History Guide Leaflet Series, No. 63 (New York, NY: American Museum of Natural History, 1926), 40 page(s)
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Amerind Religion
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 2 page(s)
This undated, two-page, hand-written note on religion of the North American Indians has information on: religion as a cultural trait, "learned" values, and participation.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 2 page(s)
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Amerind Religion
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 2 page(s)
This undated, two-page, hand-written note on religion of the North American Indians is an outline discussing religion and the Indian and has information on common elements of visions. At the bottom of the second page, inverted, is a quote attributed to Boas regarding "the light shed upon the fundamental values of...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 87], Folder 1. Religion of the North American, Notes) , 2 page(s)
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Beyond Recognition
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directed by Michelle Grace Steinberg, fl. 2012-2016; produced by Robyn Bykofsky, fl. 2004-2017 and Michelle Grace Steinberg, fl. 2012-2016, Underexposed Films (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2014), 25 mins,
Source: www.der.org

After decades struggling to protect her ancestors' burial places, now engulfed by San Francisco's sprawl, a Native woman from a federally unrecognized tribe and her allies occupy a development site to prevent desecration of sacred ground. When this fails to stop the development, they vow to follow a new path: to e...

directed by Michelle Grace Steinberg, fl. 2012-2016; produced by Robyn Bykofsky, fl. 2004-2017 and Michelle Grace Steinberg, fl. 2012-2016, Underexposed Films (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2014), 25 mins,
Source: www.der.org
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Bibliography of American Indian Myth Elements
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 92]: Concordance for Shoshone Folklore (?) -- Notes,) (1929) , 24 page(s)
A 24-page document contains a hand-written bibliography of references to American Indian myth themes or motifs. Each page is dedicated to a specific motif; most pages contain only one or two entries, but some are filled. Specific tribes are generally named.
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 92]: Concordance for Shoshone Folklore (?) -- Notes,) (1929) , 24 page(s)
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Bibliography of American Indian Myth Elements
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 92]: Concordance for Shoshone Folklore (?) -- Notes,) (1929)
A 122-page document contains a bibliography of references to American Indian myth themes or motifs, written on slips of paper - some badly torn - and index cards. Specific tribes from most regions of North America are generally named, along with page references to an often unspecified work. It may be in support of...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 92]: Concordance for Shoshone Folklore (?) -- Notes,) (1929)
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Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 2, Pemmican & York Boats
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directed by Mike Wivell; produced by Mike Wivell, Square Sheep Films, in Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 2 (Edmonton, AB: Square Sheep Films, 2021), 33 mins
The episode looks at the importance of pemmican on the fur trade and its impact on bison numbers. The York boat crews, the fur trade, and the Hudson's Bay Company as the bison numbers dwindled and the demand for furs declined.
directed by Mike Wivell; produced by Mike Wivell, Square Sheep Films, in Bison: Return from the Edge of Extinction, 2 (Edmonton, AB: Square Sheep Films, 2021), 33 mins
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Bronze Age Economics: The Beginnings of Political Economies
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written by Timothy Earle (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 472 page(s)
written by Timothy Earle (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2002, originally published 2002), 472 page(s)
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California's Lost Tribes
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directed by Jed Riffe, fl. 1992-2015; produced by Jack Kohler, fl. 2009-2015 and Jed Riffe, fl. 1992-2015, Beyond the Dream (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2005), 56 mins
The 1987 Supreme Court decision to open up Indian gaming nationwide had as dramatic an economic impact on the lives of California’s Indian tribes as the occupation in 1969 of Alcatraz Island had on their cultural identities. In a few short years, California Indians went from being the poorest people in the state...
directed by Jed Riffe, fl. 1992-2015; produced by Jack Kohler, fl. 2009-2015 and Jed Riffe, fl. 1992-2015, Beyond the Dream (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2005), 56 mins
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