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North American Indian Research Internship

DEPARTMENT: Anthropology

DESCRIPTION: The intern will investigate historical photography, North American Indians ethnology and history of anthropology. Some current projects include publication of the Sioux journals of Alice C. Fletcher written in 1881- 1882; an article about the relationship of Fletcher and her colleague Francis La Flesche, an Omaha Indian, with whom she published The Omaha Tribe in the Bureau of American Ethnology annual report, 1911.

QUALIFICATIONS: Accuracy and attention to detail is required. Anthropology or American History background with interest in Native Americans would be helpful.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: The intern will learn how to use anthropological literature and archives as well as hone their writing and editing skills.

TIMETABLE: Rolling, flexible.

AWARD PACKAGE: None.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a letter of interest describing how they see the internship fitting into their professional development, a CV or resume, and dates of availability to the project contact.

 

CONTACT:

Joanna Scherer
202-633-1962
schererj@si.edu