Indian Notes, a recent entry into the Libraries’ digital collection through the History, Art, and Culture (HAC) Project. Lynne Altstatt, Librarian at the Vine Deloria, Jr. Library at the National Museum of the American Indian, selected this title for digitization because of the impact increased access will have for researchers of Native American culture.
From left to right, Vice-Chairman Charles “Beaver” Curo, Councilwoman Beth Glasco, NMAI Librarian Lynne Altstatt, and Chairman Edwin “Thorpe” Romero. On the morning of September 22nd in the Resource Center at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) a delegation from the Barona Band of Mission Indians presented the NMAI Librarian Lynne Altstatt with a book titled Barona inter-tribal dictionary: 'Iipay Tipaay Uumall, that is the first publication of the Barona Museum Press. It is a monumental work of 696 pages. The members of the delegation included Barona Chairman Edwin “Thorpe” Romero, Vice Chairman Charles “Beaver” Curo, Councilwoman Beth Glasco, and Government Affairs Director Sheilla Alvarez. The delegation was accompanied by Alexandra Harris, Editor, Education and Museum Programs at the NMAI. The book was beautifully presented in a wicker basket with leather handles and tied with a festive ribbon. The dictionary was conceived by the Barona as an expansion of the 1988 Barona Tribal Dictionary which incorporates the speech of Barona Tribal members and also members of the broader more »