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  • Popplestone, Ann
    ... From: Hugh Jarvis [mailto:hjarvis@buffalo.edu] Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 11:31 AM To: ANTHRO-L@LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU Subject: New Online Exhibit
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      FW: New Online Exhibit from the US National Anthropological Archives [fwd]

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Hugh Jarvis [mailto:hjarvis@...]
      Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2001 11:31 AM
      To: ANTHRO-L@...
      Subject: New Online Exhibit from the US National Anthropological
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      [Forwarded by request. Details below. Cheers, Hugh.]

      Robert Leopold wrote:
      >
      > "Camping With the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham
      > Fletcher" is now available from the National Anthropological
      > Archives, Smithsonian Institution. The online edition of Alice
      > Fletcher's 1881 diary includes a transcript of her ethnographic
      > field notes, reproductions of her sketches of Native American
      > life, and photographs of Nebraska and South Dakota from a
      > variety of Smithsonian collections.
      >
      > Alice Fletcher (1838-1923) was the first American woman
      > anthropologist. The online exhibit documents her earliest period
      > of fieldwork, an eight-week excursion through Omaha, Ponca and
      > Sioux Indian territory with traveling companions Susette La
      > Flesche, an Omaha Indian, and Thomas Henry Tibbles, a journalist.
      > The diary provides a rare glimpse of the trials early
      > ethnographers faced and chronicles Fletcher's burgeoning
      > understanding of fieldwork methodology. The final diary entries
      > recount Fletcher's interview  with Sitting Bull, who was then
      > imprisoned at Fort Randall.
      >
      > Also included in the online edition is a complete bibliography
      > of works by Alice Fletcher and Francis La Fleshe, her protege and
      > adopted son, as well as links to Fletcher papers in other
      > archives.
      >
      > The online exhibit can be found at:
      > http://www.nmnh.si.edu/naa/fletcher/fletcher.htm
      >
      > Please direct questions to leopold@...
      >
      > Robert Leopold
      > National Anthropological Archives
      > Smithsonian Institution

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