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Finding Aid to the Chief Dan Katchongva Collection MS.502
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Description
Chief Dan Katchongva (1860-1972) was born in Old Oraibi, Arizona. He was a tradional leader and Hopi Chief at Hotevilla, Arizona. This collection consists of material primarily created between 1970-1971. They include photocopies of correspondence from Chief Dan Katchongva to tribal, church, and government leaders; press clippings; and posters related to unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings near Prescott, Arizona and its relation to a Hopi prophecy.
Background
Chief Dan Katchongva, birth 1860 January 1 and death 1972 February 22, was born in Old Oraibi, Arizona. He was a tradional leader and Hopi Chief at Hotevilla, Arizona.
Extent
0.25 Linear feet (3 folders, 1 oversized folder)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.