Indian Lore from Kamiah, Idaho, 1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Indian Lore from Kamiah, Idaho
Dates
1970 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
1970_078
Summary
Marilyn Chapman was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection does not include a project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Customs - Native Americans: Nez Perce
Religious Custom: camas picking, drumming, visions and animal spirits, dances and singing, guiding songs, medicine men, guiding spirit
How marriages were arranged and description of "wedding dance"
Child birth and care customs; use of crad1e board
Some food customs
"Sings" for sick people and other uses of medicine men
Medicine Dances at Salmon River, and Indian hospitality
Material Culture
Explanation of Indian Rockpainting motifs (short). (one photo included)
Description of weaving work; Nez Perce weaving symbol (short)
Oral History - Native Americans: Nez Perce
Going to school at end of 19th century (Carlyle)
Indian trails and fording places
Dance
Nez Perce "Wedding Dance"
Architecture
One photo of the old Nez Perce Indian Church (Kamiah, Idaho)
Epitaphs
3 photos of Kamiah, Idaho gravestones (pioneers and Indians)

PhotographsReturn to Top

Description Dates
P01_1970_078_01: Old Nez Perce Indian Church outside of Kamiah, Idaho
1.0 photographic print(s)
April 18, 1970
P01_1970_078_02: Corbett grave--prominent family in area of Kamiah
1.0 photographic print(s)
April 18, 1970
P01_1970_078_03: Grave in Indian cemetery
1.0 photographic print(s)
April 18, 1970
P01_1970_078_04: Grave of Macbeth sister--early missionary
1.0 photographic print(s)
April 18, 1970
P01_1970_078_05: Indian Rocks Paintings--Shoshone war parties left them
1.0 photographic print(s)
April 18, 1970
P01_1970_078_06: Mrs. Elizabeth Penney Folsom's house--Kamiah, Idaho
1.0 photographic print(s)
April 18, 1970
P01_1970_078_07: Mrs. Elizabeth Folsom's house
1.0 photographic print(s)
April 18, 1970

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Dance
  • epitaphs
  • folk beliefs
  • folklife
  • Foodways
  • indigenous peoples
  • material culture
  • Native Americans - Nez Perce
  • Oral Histories
  • Photographs
  • ritual
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Personal Names :
  • Wilson, Elizabeth Penney
  • Geographical Names :
  • Kamiah (Idaho)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project