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Manuscripts by Subject - Indians of North America- #112955

Title: Louis Garcia

Dates: 1944-2017

Collection Number: 11295

Quantity: 2 feet

Abstract: Consists of photocopies of research on Dakota place names, Hidatsa place names in Montana, photocopies of the 1944 membership record of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe, and newspaper clippings of Garcia's historical column in the Benson County Farmer's Press entitled "A Message from Garcia: The History and Culture of the Spirit Lake Dakota," a copy of "Where the Waters Gather" by Paul C. Durand, Durand's maps and research, correspondence with Alan Woolworth,  James H. Howard and Paul C. Durand, biographical information about Henry Two Bear Owa and translations of Two Bear's papers from the Sioux language to English, and Garcia's articles in Whispering Wind magazine.

Provenance: The papers were donated to the SHSND by Garcia in August 2016. Material was added to the collection by Garcia in 2017.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

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Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

Box/Folder Inventory

Box 1:
1"A Message from Garcia: History and Culture of the Spirit Lake Nation"  2012-2013
2 "A Message from Garcia: History and Culture of the Spirit Lake Nation"  2014-2017
3 Dakota Place names, A-I            XX/XXXX
4 Dakota Place names, K-Z           XX/XXXX
5 Montana Place names (Hidatsa)            1996
6 Henry Two-Bear Owa 1985-2006
7 Whispering Wind articles           1999-2016

Box 2:
1 Paul C. Durand: Correspondence with Durand, and maps and research for "Where the Waters Gather and Rivers Meet" 1975-1988
2 Paul C. Durand continued
3 Paul C. Durand continued
4 "Where the Waters Gather and Rivers Meet" by Paul C. Durand 1994

Box 3:
1 James Howard: Correspondence, publications and research relating to Dakota grass dance, Canadian Dakotas, Eastern Dakota clans, Arikara buffalo society, medicine bundle, Arikara glass pendants, Yankton Dakota, Plains Feathered Bonnets, and the Dakota Victory Dance of World War II 1951-1998
2 James Howard continued
3 Alan Woolworth: Correspondence and research materials exchanged and requested by Garcia from the Minnesota Historical Society. Topics include Scarlet Crow, and the Sisseton and Wahpeton tribes circa 1983
4 Alan Woolworth continued

Box 4:
1 1944 Membership record, Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe: last names A-B          
2 1944 Membership record, Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe: last names C-G          
3 1944 Membership record, Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe: last names H-L           
4 1944 Membership record, Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe: last names M-S         
5 1944 Membership record, Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe: last names T-Y           

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