Don Tenoso, Sioux Doll-maker and Puppeteer

ID: SIA2009-2222

Creator: Long, Eric

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1990

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: November 1990

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Summary

Sioux doll-maker and puppeteer Don Tenoso brings his creations to Smithsonian visitors for National American Indian Heritage Month, November 1990. The National Museum of Natural History's Native American Public Programs presented a series of demonstrations by Native American artists who received awards at the prestigious 1990 Indian Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Demonstrations were held in the Native American Cultures Hall.

Author

Long, Eric

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National American Indian Heritage Month

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Featured in Torch, November 1990. Tenoso is a member of the Hunkpapa, a Native American group which is one of the seven branches of the Lakota Sioux, aka Teton Sioux, tribe. See also image number 90-13726-17A for another view of this image. See also image number 91-3347-20 for another image of Don Tenoso and his dolls photographed outside the National Museum of Natural History in 1991.
  • Please note that the negative number on the back of the photograph is different than the digital file number.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: November 1990

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1990

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art
  • Public programs
  • Puppets
  • Event
  • Dolls
  • Crafts
  • Tenoso, Don
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian art
  • Sioux Indians

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-2222

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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