Camping With the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher

 

Read More About It

Gay, E. Jane. With the Nez Perces: Alice Fletcher in the Field 1889-1892. Edited, with an introduction, by Frederick E. Hoxie and Joan T. Mark. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1981.

Mark, Joan. A Stranger in Her Native Land: Alice Fletcher and the American Indians. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1988.

Tibbles, Thomas Henry. Buckskin and Blanket Days: Memoirs of a Friend of the Indians. New York: Doubleday, 1957.

 

Smithsonian Collections of Related Interest

Anthropological Society of Washington Records, 1879-1980. Manuscript 4821. National Anthropological Archives.

John N. Choate Negatives. Photo Lot 81-12. National Anthropological Archives.

Choate was a commercial photographer with a studio in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and served as the photographer for the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.

Rohde, Joy Elizabeth. Register to the Papers of Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche. National Anthropological Archives, 2000.

 

Alice Fletcher Papers in Other Archives

Alice Fletcher Papers. Hampton University Archives, Hampton, Virginia.

Guide to the Alice C. Fletcher Collection, 1904-1911. Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.

La Fleshe Family Manuscript Collection. Nebraska State Historical Society.

Peabody Museum Director Records - Frederic W. Putnam (1839-1915), 1870-1923: A Finding Aid. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge, Massachusettes.

University of New Mexico Library (School of American Archaeology Records).

 

Additional Online Resources

Bibliography of Works by Alice Fletcher and Francis La Flesche, by Joan Mark.

Frank Hamilton Cushing (1857-1900). From People in The West. Ken Burns and Stephen Ives. The West Film project and WETA.

Lakota na Dakota Wowapi Oti Kin. Lakota Dakota Information Home Page, by Martin Broken Leg (Augustana College) and Rev. Raymond A. Bucko, S.J. (Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, Creighton University).

Hundreds of useful links to anthropological, historical, demographic, linguistic and legal material relating to the Lakota and Dakota people; links to official tribal sites; educational and cultural institutions; electronic texts and maps.

Omaha Indian Music. American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Omaha Indian Music features traditional Omaha music from the 1890s and 1980s. The multiformat ethnographic field collection contains 44 wax cylinder recordings collected by Alice Fletcher and Francis La Flesche and between 1895 and 1897.

Standing Bear [1834 (?) - 1908]. From Statewide Interactive: The Guide. Nebraska State Historical Society.

Three Generations of Women Anthropologists. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.