Languages Represented: The collection materials are in Cheyenne.
Extent: 22 items
Collection Date Range: circa 1970s and 1980s
Creators: Kathryn Bullcoming
Collection Identifier: RBC
Abstract: The Roy Dean Bullcoming Collection features audio oral histories, ceremonial songs and dances in Cheyenne.
Acquisition Information: These records came to the Sam Noble Museum from Roy Dean Bullcoming and were deposited in 2009.
Access Restrictions: The materials are open for research, though some access restrictions apply to specific objects in the collection. Contact the NALC at 405-325-3332 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cite As: [title], [catalog number], Roy Dean Bullcoming Collection, Sam Noble Museum Department of Native American Languages.
Collection Scope and Contents: Roy Dean Bullcoming of Seiling, Oklahoma is a former council member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He has been involved in various events pertaining to the tribe, from ceremonial dances to the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
In 2009, his wife, Kathryn, established the Roy Dean Bullcoming Collection at the Sam Noble Museum. The collection includes audio recordings of oral histories and powwow music along with ceremonial songs and dances in Cheyenne. The recordings were restored by the museum’s division of Native American Languages and feature the voices of Kathryn and Roy Dean Bullcoming, Jim Hill and John Heap of Birds. Most of the recordings are of an unknown date and location, with the exception of a Sundance and ceremonial recording that place the materials from the 1970s and 1980s.
|RBC-001||Roy Tells About Sundance|
|RBC-002||A brief audio recording of Kathryn Bullcoming speaking in Cheyenne|
|RBC-003||Drum Circle Repeating and Songs, Center Pole Ceremonial Songs and Information on Different Parts of the Sundance|
|RBC-004||Arrow Warship Ceremonial Dining|
|RBC-005||Audio Recording of a Cheyenne Elder (name unknown) Speaking in Cheyenne|
|RBC-006||Cheyenne Pow-wow Music, 4 tracks|
|RBC-007||Sundance First Part Ceremonial Songs|
|RBC-008||A Good Chief Song|
|RBC-009||Kit Fox Songs by Mr. Jim Hill|
|RBC-010||Jim Hill, Kit Fox Songs|
|RBC-011||Cheyenne Pow-wow Music and Indian Radio News|
|RBC-013||Cheyenne songs, by John Heap of Birds|
|RBC-014||Ceremonial singing of the sundance, center pole ledge songs|
|RBC-015||Ceremonial Singing Center Pole, Sundance Lodge|
|RBC-016||Songs for Sundance Pole, Songs for Sundancers|
|RBC-017||Cheyenne Sweat Songs|
|RBC-018||Lone Tee-Peet Arbor Songs|
|RBC-019||June 20, 1982 Arrow Ceremonial, Seiling, Oklahoma|
|RBC-020||Lame Deer Night Time Sundance|
|RBC-021||1st Paint Sundance, June 12, 1976|
|RBC-022||Kathryn and Roy Dean Bullcoming and John Heap of Birds Singing Church Songs|