OMAHA SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Compiled by Thomas P. Myers
1983 The 153rd Annual 'Original' Omaha Tribal Pow-wow. Folklife Center News 6 (4): 7-11.
Awakuni-Swetland, Mark J.
2001 Dance Lodges of the Omaha People: Building from Memory. Routledge, New York.
Awakuni-Swetland, Mark J., editor/instructor, compilers, Omaha language students 2000-2002; native speakers, Emmaline Walker Sanchez, Alberta Grant Canby.
2002 Umónhon níkashinga ukthin uhón = Common Omaha cooking. Lincoln, NE, Native Language Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
1984 Two Crows Denies it: a History of Controversy in Omaha Sociology. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.
Bennett, Paula Porter
1996 Wisdom Great and Small: Omaha Indian Grandmothers. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Boughter, Judith A.
1998 Betraying the Omaha Nation, 1790-1916. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.
1985 Bringing the Voices Home: The Omaha Pow-Wow Revisited. Folklife Center News 8 (4): 7-10.
Brown, Charles Edward.
1911 Omaha Arrowmakers. Wisconsin Archaeologist 10(3): 123-124.
Campbell, Paulette W.
2002 Ancestral Bones. Humanities 23(6): 25-27.
Clark, Jerry E. and Martha Ellen Webb
1989 Susette and Susan La Flesche: Reformer and Missionary. Being and Becoming Indian: Biographical Studies of North American Frontiers, pp. 137-159. Dorsey Press, Chicago.
Clow, Richmond L.
1987 Taxing the Omaha and Winnebago Trust Lands, 1910-1971: an Infringement of the Tax Immune Status of Indian Country. American Indian culture and Research Journal 9(4): 1-22.
Conway, William David
1971 A Transformational Analysis of the Written and Oral Syntax of Fourth, Sixth, and Eighth Grade Omaha Indian Children. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Coutancier, Benoît, editor
1992 Peauc-Rouges, Autour de la collection anthropologique du prince Roland Bonaparte. ditions de l'Albaron, Paris.
1973 Susette La Flesche: voice of the Omaha Indians. Hawthorn Books, New York.
1944 The Survival of Omaha Songs. American Anthropologist n.s. 46: 418-420.
1992 Representing Repatriation: Exhibiting the Omaha Collection at the Hearst Museum. Kroeber Anthropological Society Papers 75-76: 80-91.
Dorsey, James Owen
1880 How the Rabbit Killed the Winter. Omaha Fable. American Antiquarian 2(2): 128-132.
1881 The Young Chief and the Thunders. An Omaha Myth. American Antiquarian 3(4): 303-307.
1883 The Religion of the Omahas and the Poncas. American Antiquarian 5(3): 271-75.
1883 On the Gentile System of the Omahas. American Antiquarian 5(4): 312-18.
1884 Omaha Sociology. Third Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology,...1881-'82. , pp. 211-370. Washington: Government Printing Office.
1886 Migrations of the Siouan Tribes. American Naturalist 20(3): 211-222.
1888 Abstracts of Omaha and Ponka myths. Journal of American Folklore 1(1) 74-78, 204-208.
1888 Omaha Folklore Notes. Journal of American Folklore 1: 213-214; 2:190.
1888 Omaha Songs. Songs of the Inkugci Society, as given by Fred Merrick. Journal of American Folklore 1: 209-213.
1889 Ponka and Omaha songs. Journal of American Folklore 2(7): 271-276.
1890 Omaha Clothing and Personal Ornaments. American Anthropologist 3(1): 71-77.
1891 Omaha and Ponka Letters. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin, no.11. Washington DC, Government Printing Office.
1891 The Social Organization of the Siouan Tribes. Journal of American Folk-lore 4: 257-66, 331-42.
1896 Omaha Dwellings, Furniture And Implements. 13th Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, pp. 263 - 288.Washington DC, Government Printing Office.
1897 Siouan Sociology. 15th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, pp. 205 - 244. Government Printing Office, Washington DC.
1920 The Gentile System of the Omaha. In Source Book in Anthropology edited by A.L. Kroeber and T.T. Waterman, pp. 363 - 372. University of California Press, Berkeley.
Ensor, Bradley E.
2003 Kinship and Marriage among the Omaha, 1886-1902. Ethnology 42(1): 1 -14.
1991 Native American Doctor: The Story Of Susan LaFlesche. Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis.
Fletcher, Alice C.
1884 The Wa-wan or Pipe Dance of the Omahas. 16th Annual Report of the Peabody Museum pp. 308 - 333.
1885 Historical sketch of the Omaha tribe of Indians in Nebraska. Judd & Detweiler, Washington, D.C.
1885 Lands in severalty to Indians; illustrated by experiences with the Omaha tribe. Salem Press, Salem.
1888 Glimpses of Child-Life among the Omaha Tribe of Indians. The Journal of American Folklore 1(2): 115 - 123.
1889 Leaves from my Omaha note-book. Journal American Folklore 2(6): 219-226.
1892 Hae-thu-ska society of the Omaha tribe. Journal American Folklore 5: 135-144.
1893 A Study Of Omaha Indian Music. Cambridge, MA: Archaeological and Ethnological papers of the Peabody Museum,. Harvard University v. 1, no. 5.
1894 Love songs among the Omaha Indians. In Memoirs of the International Congress of Anthropology edited by C. Staniland Wake. The Schulte Publishing Co., Chicago.
1895 The Sacred Pole of the Omaha tribe. American Antiquarian 17(5) : 257-268.
1895 Hunting Customs of the Omaha. Century Magazine 50: 691 - 702.
1896 Tribal Life Among the Omahas. Century Magazine 51: 450 - 461.
1898 A Study from the Omaha Tribe: The Import of the Totem. Smithsonian Institution. Annual Report. for 1897. pp. 577-586. Washington DC.
1898 The Significance of the Scalp-lock. A study of an Omaha Ritual. Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 27: 436-450.
1909 Tribal structure; a study of the Omaha and Cognate tribes. Putnam Anniversary Volume, Anthropological Essays Presented to Frederick Ward Putnam, in Honor of His Seventieth Birthday, April 16, 1909, edited by Franz Boas and F.W. Hodge, pp. 256-267. New York.
Fletcher, Alice C. and Francis LaFlesche
1911 The Omaha Tribe. Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology No. 27. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.
1956 The Omaha Tribe: Introduction of the Child to the World. In Personality and Cultural Milieu edited by Douglas G. Haring, pp 289 - 301. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, N.Y.
1932 Omaha Secret Societies. Columbia University Press, New York.
Ghazi, A. Mohamad, Karl J. Reinhard, Mary Anne Holmes and Eric Durrance
1983 Further Evidence of Lead Contamination of Omaha Skeletons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 95(4): 427-434.
Gilmore, Melvin R.
1901 A Study In The Ethnobotany Of The Omaha Indians. Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
1927 Dr. Gilmore's Field Researches in 1926. Indian Notes IV: 166 -169. New York, 1927.
1928 Indian Tribal Boundary-lines and Monuments. Indian Notes V: 59-63. New York, 1927.
1932 Methods of Indian buffalo hunts, with the itinerary of the last tribal hunt of the Omaha. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters. XVI, pp. 17-32.
1924 Teokanha's Sacred Bundle. Indian Notes 1: 52-62. New York, 1924.
1913 A Study in the Ethnobotany of the Omaha Indians. Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln v. 17: 314-357.
Green, Norma Kidd
1969 Iron Eye's Family: The Children of Joseph La Flesche. The Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln.
1964 Four sisters: Daughters of Joseph LaFlesche. Nebraska History 45( 2): 165-176.
1985 Omaha-Sammlung des Museums für Völkerkunde Berlin. Baessler-Archiv -- Berlin Neue Folge 33(1-2): 113-122.
Henning, Dale R.
1970 Development and Interrelationships of Oneota Culture in the Lower Missouri River Valley. The Missouri Archaeologist 32. Columbia, Missouri.
1993 The Adaptive Patterning of the Dhegiha Sioux. Plains Anthropologist 38(46): 253-64.
Henshaw, Henry Wetherbee.
1890 Omaha Religious Practices. American Anthropologist 3(1): 50.
1923 Alice Cunningham Fletcher. American Anthropologist 25: 254 - 58.
Howard, James H.
1956 An Oto-Omaha Peyote Ritual. Southwestern Journal of Anthropology 12: 432-436.
1953 An Omaha Medicine Packet. Newsletter of the Plains Archeological Conference 5, no. 4, p. 55-57.
1950 An Omaha Dancing Ornament. Museum News 12(1): 1-2. South Dakota University Museum, Vermillion.
1950 The Omaha Hand Game and Gourd Dance. Newsletter of the Plains Archeological Conference 1(3): 3-6.
1950 Omaha Peyotism. Museum News 11(7): pp 3-5. South Dakota University Museum, Vermillion.
Kercheval, G. T.
1893 An Otoe and an Omaha tale. Journal of American Folk-Lore 6: 199 - 204.
Longwell, Alden Richard
1961 Lands of the Omaha Indians. Unpublished M.A. thesis. University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
1940 Introduction to the ethno-history of the Omaha. Unpublished M.A. thesis. University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Parins, James W. & Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr., editors
1995 Ke-ma-ha : the Omaha stories of Francis La Flesche. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.
La Flesche, Francis
1917 Omaha and Osage Traditions or Separation. Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Congress of Americanists pp.459-462. Washington, DC.
1890 The Omaha Buffalo Medicine-men. An account of their method of practice. Journal of American Folk-Lore 3(10): 215-221.
1929 The Omahas were Skillful in Bow and Arrow Making. American Indian (Tulsa) 3(4): 14-16.
1926 Omaha bow and arrow makers. Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for year ending June 30, 1926, pp. 487 - 404. Washington DC.
1963 The Middle Five; Indian Schoolboys of the Omaha Tribe. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison.
Liberty, Margot P.
1975 Population trends among present-day Omaha Indians. Plains Anthropologist 20(69): 225-30.
1978 Francis La Flesche, Omaha, 1857-1932. Proceedings of the American Ethnological Society for 1976: 45-59. Seattle.
Liberty, Margot, David V. Hughey and Richard Scaglion
1976 Rural and Urban Omaha Indian Fertility. Human Biology 48(1): 59-71.
Lowie, Robert Heinrich
1913 Fletcher and La Flesche on the Omaha Tribe. Science 37(963): 910.
1995 Blackbird and Son: A Note concerning Late-Eighteenth- and Early-Nineteenth-Century Omaha Chieftainship. Ethnohistory 42 (1): 133-149.
Miewald, Christiana E.
1993 Examining the use of culturally specific models for diabetes intervention among Native Americans: applications for the Omaha. Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Milner Clyde A.
1982 With good intentions : Quaker work among the Pawnees, Otos, and Omahas in the 1870s. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.
2002 Postcolonialism and native American geographies: the letters of Rosalie La Flesche Farley, 1896-1899. Cultural Geographies 9(2): 158 - 181.
Myers, Thomas P.
1992 Birth and Rebirth of the Omaha. University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln.
1932 An Account of Spanish Louisiana in 1785. Missouri Historical Review 24:521-36.
1990 Before Lewis and Clark . University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.
Nebraska Indian Commission
1984 The History and Legal Status of Nebraska Indian Tribes. Lincoln, Neb. P.O. Box 94914, Lincoln 68509
Neihardt, John Gneisena
1991 The End of the Dream & Other Stories. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.
Nelson, Elaine M
2004 Eunice Woodhull Stabler, Omaha Indian writer, 1885-1963. Unpublished M.A. Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Olson, Paul A, editor
1979 The Book of the Omaha: Literature of the Omaha. Nebraska Curriculum Development Center, Lincoln.
Omaha Redevelopment Commission
196? Omaha Indian Reservation, Nebraska, Macy, Neb. No publisher given.
O'Shea, John M. and John Ludwickson
1992 Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Omaha Indians, The Big Village Site. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.
1992 Omaha Chieftainship in the Nineteenth Century. Ethnohistory 39(3): 316-352.
O'Shea, John M., George D. Schrimper and John K. Ludwickson.
1982 Ivory-billed Woodpeckers at the Big Village of the Omaha. Plains Anthropologist 27( 97): 245-248.
Patrick, Pearl Haley
1957 O'po Of The Omaha. Caxton Printers, Caldwell, Ind.
Pedersen, Scott C. and Susan C. Antón.
1998 Bicoronal Synostosis in a Child from Historic Omaha Cemetery 25DK10. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 105(3) 369 - 376.
Reinhard, Karl J.
1992 Evaluation of Lead Concentrations in 18th Century Omaha Indian Skeletons using ICP-MS American Journal of Physical Anthropology 89(2): 183-195.
1987 Omaha Images of Renewal. Canadian Journal of Native Studies 7(2): 149-64.
1987 Ethnicity and Cultural Survival: the Omaha Tribe. In Ethnicity and Culture, Proceedings of the Chacmool Annual Conference, no. 18, pp. 297 - 301. Archaeological Association, University of Calgary, Calgary.
1987 Omaha Survival: a Vanishing Indian Tribe that would not Vanish. American Indian Quarterly 11(1): 37-51.
1988 Tree that Stands Burning: Reclaiming a Point of View as from the Center. Journal of the Steward Anthropological Society 17(1-2) 47-75.
1988 Images of Cosmic Union: Omaha Ceremonies of Renewal. History of Religions 28(2): 135-150.
1990 Receiving the Mark of Honor: An Omaha Ritual of Renewal. In Religion in Native North America edited by Christopher Vecsey, pp. 20 - 35. University of Idaho Press, Moscow.
1993 A Sacred Object as Text. American Indian Quarterly 17(1): 83 - 99.
1997 All the Old Spirits Have Come Back to Greet Him: Realizing the Sacred Pole of the Omaha Tribe. In Present Is Past: Some Uses of Tradition in Native Societies edited by Marie Mauz, pp 159 - 179. University Press of America, Lanham, MD.
1998 Cry of the Living Creatures: an Omaha Performance of Blessing. Anthropologica 40(2): 183-196.
Ridington, Robin and Dennis Hastings.
1997 Blessing for a Long Time: The Sacred Pole of the Omaha. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.
1992 Francis LaFlesche's 'The Song of Flying Crow' and the Limits of Ethnography. Boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture 19(3): 180-96.
Roll, Nancy Lee Ludwig
1999 Mythic Imagination Still Photographs Of Omaha Indians. Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Rood, David S.
1979 Siouan. In The Languages of Native America: Historical and Comparative Assessment edited by Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun, pp. 236-298. University of Texas Press, Austin.
Ross, Donald David.
1970 The Omaha people. Indian historian 3(3): 19-22.
Scherer, Mark R.
1999 Imperfect victories : the Legal Tenacity of the Omaha Tribe, 1945-1995. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.
Smith, George Hubert
1973 Notes on Omaha Ethnohistory, 1763-1820. Plains Anthropologist 18(62): 257-270.
Smith, Sherry L.
2001 Francis LaFlesche and the World of Letters. The American Indian Quarterly 25(4): 579-603.
Stabler, Hollis Davies
1976 Transcript of film recordings of Omaha Indians [Videotaped interviews with Mr. and Mrs. John Turner, recorded April 1976]. Publisher not given., Lincoln, Neb.?
Stabler Eunice W. (La-ta-we-sah)
1943 How beautiful the land of my forefathers. Privately published, Wichita, KS.
Suzuki, Peter T.
1992 Retrocession and Jurisdictional Issues facing the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska. Man and Life 18(1-2): 1-10. Calcutta
Tate, Michael L.
1991 The Upstream People : an Annotated Research Bibliography of the Omaha Tribe. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, N.J.
Tanner, Helen Hornbeck (editor)
1987 Atlas of Great Lakes Prehistory. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.
Thorne, Tanis, C.
1993 Black Bird, "King of the Mahars: " Autocrat, Big Man, Chief. Ethnohistory 40(3):410-37.
Vehik, Susan C.
1993 Dhegiha Origins and Plains Archaeology. Plains Anthropologist 38-146:231-252.
Wedel, Mildred M.
1981 The Ioway, Oto, and Omaha Indians in 1700. Journal of the Iowa Archeological Society 28: 1-13.
Welsch, Roger L.
1981 Omaha Tribal Myths And Trickster Tales. Swallow Press, Chicago.
1984 Old villagers: the Omaha and Ponca by Roger Welsch. The First Voices, pp. 16-20. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln.
1995 The roles and status of men and women in the nineteenth century. American Indian Quarterly 19 (4): 509 - 518.
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