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National Congress of American Indians


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Clark Rosenthal Collection

 Collection — Drawer 8504
Identifier: WHC-M-2658
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Anthropologist. Correspondence and research materials (1876-1999) of anthropologist and Indian advocate Elizabeth "Betty" Clark Rosenthal, and her parents, Episcopal missionaries the Rev. David W. Clark and Elizabeth Mann Clark. The collection includes correspondence and records of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA, including the dioceses of South Dakota, Navajoland Area Mission, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and various ecumenical work with Native Americans. Elizabeth Rosenthal served as program director of the Intercultural Studies Group / Society for Intercultural Education, a regional association concerned with the interrelationships between Indians and non-Indians with respect to education, the arts, and community services. She was the founder of United Scholarship Service, Inc., which brought American Indian and...
Dates: 1876-1999

Society of Friends Collection

 Collection — Box S-9
Identifier: WHC-M-581
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Published annual reports (1953-1956) of the Society of Friends' Committee on Indian Affairs; a report (1952) entitled "American Indian Development" by the National Congress of American Indians; annual reports (1972-1973) of Friends Centers in Oklahoma; and a checklist of repositories of Society of Friends records, and related publications by the Society of Friends, concerning the church's support of American Indians.

Dates: 1952-1957

Wilma Mankiller Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2580
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Official and personal correspondence (1977-1995) of Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller and the Cherokee Nation, including correspondence with U.S. Congress members, the National Congress of American Indians, the Cherokee National Historical Society, and tribal council correspondence. The collection includes subject files (1977-1995) on the Native American Rights Fund; the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs central office; the U.S. Indian Affairs Muskogee, Oklahoma, area office; the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes; the National Congress of American Indians, and others. Also included are records regarding educational, industrial, and social programs administered by the Cherokee Nation during Mankiller's tenure; papers relating to Mankiller's books; and genealogical materials on the Mankiller family.

Dates: 1977-1995