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Cheyenne Indians -- Rites and ceremonies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Hamilton Black Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1841
Scope and Contents


Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal historian. Typescript by Mr. Black entitled "Ceremony of the Earth People" regarding the history and religious rites of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians from the time of first contact with white men through the present, and detailing the procedures of each ceremony, including peyotism.

Dates: 1985

Alice and Boyce Timmons Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1227
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Correspondence, pamphlets, and reports of various Native American projects, such as the Alaska Native Law Project, the North Slope Legal Assistance Project, the American Indian Institute, and the Alaska Legal Services Corporation. Boyce and Alice Timmons Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1892-1982

Peter J. Powell Collection

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1215
Scope and Contents


Priest. An unedited version of Powell's book "Sweet Medicine", published by the University of Oklahoma Press, 1969, which discusses the Cheyenne Indians' Sun Dance and other religious ceremonies.

Dates: 1930-1960

Walter Stanley Campbell Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-895
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of Comanche, Cheyenne, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Arapaho, Sac and Fox, Sioux, Blackfoot, Kiowa, Crow, Ute, Shawnee, Omaha, Pueblo, Shoshoni, Pawnee, Ponca, Assinibone, Apache, Yakima Nez Perce, Umatilla, Wichita, Osage, Potawatomi and Flathead Indians. Also included are photographs of the U.S. Army during the Indian Wars (1865-1891), Western forts and posts, the Little Big Horn battlefield, trails and settlements of the Southwest, soil conservation and dust storms, Oklahoma towns, mountain ranges and National Parks.

Dates: 1870-1935