This page contains a bibliography of works cited in the online exhibit.
Go to What Are Winter Counts page Links to exhibit of Lakota winter counts contained in the Smithsonian collection Who are the Lakota? Links to information about the social structures of the Lakota people, circa mid-19th century. Links to information about the environment of the plains that the Lakota inhabited druing the times these counts were kept. Learning Resources

 

Corbusier, William H.
The Corbusier Winter Counts. 4th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology for 1882-83, pp. 127-47. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1886.

Mallery, Garrick
A Calendar of the Dakota Nation. U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey Bulletin 3(1): 3-25, 1877.

Pictographs of the North American Indians. Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology for 1882-83, pp. 1-256. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1886. (Pages 88-147 reprinted as: The Dakota and Corbusier Winter Counts: Lincoln, NE: J & L Reprint Company, 1987.)

Picture-Writing of the American Indians. 10th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology for 1888-89, pp. 266-328. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1893 (Reprinted, 2 vols.: Dover Publications, New York, 1972.)