Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Candace Greene

Anthropologist, Collections and Archives
Department / Division
  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Oklahoma
  • M.A. Anthropology, Brown University
  • B.A., University of Texas Austin
Research Interests

Native North American art, material culture, and ethnology, especially Plains Indian drawings; museum anthropology; issues in collection-based research.

Journal Article
  • Marsh, Diana E., Bell, Joshua A., Greene, Candace S., and Turner, Hannah. 2021. "Bridging anthropology and its archives: an analysis from the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Archives." Anthropology Today, 37, (2) 19–22.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2020. "The Hazen collection: A new source on Arikara material culture." Plains Anthropologist, 1–21.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2016. "Material Connections: The Smithsonian Effect in Anthropological Cataloguing." Museum Anthropology, 39, (2) 147–162.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2015. "The Use of Plant Fibers in Plains Indian Embroidery." American Indian Art Magazine, 40, (2) 58–71.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2015. "Verbal Meets Visual: Sitting Bull and the Representation of History." Ethnohistory, 62, (2) 217–240.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2013. "Being Indian at Fort Marion: Revisiting Three Drawings." The American Indian Quarterly, 37, (4) 289–316.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2013. "Buffalo and Longhorn: A Medicine Complex Revealed." American Indian Art Magazine, 38, (4) 42–53.
  • Greene, Candace S. and Kisin, Eugenia. 2010. "A New Museum-Based Research Curriculum: Smithsonian Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology." Anthropology News, 51, (1) 25–25.
  • Greene, Candace S., Richard, B., and Thompson, K. 2007. "Treaty Councils and Indian Delegations: The War Department Museum Collection." American Indian Art Magazine, 33, (1) 66–80.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2006. "Arikara Drawings: New Sources of Visual History." American Indian Art Magazine, 31, (2) 74–85, 99.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2006. "Winter Counts and Coups Counts: Plains Pictorial Art as Native History." AnthroNotes, 27, (1) 1–6.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2005. "Winter Counts and Coup Counts: Plains Pictorial Art as Native History." AnthroNotes, 26, (2) 1–6.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2005. "Winter Counts and Coup Counts: Plains Pictorial Art as Native History." AnthroNotes, 25, (2) 1–6.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2004. "From Bison Robes to Ledgers: Changing Contexts in Plains Drawings." European Review of Native American Studies, 18, (1) 21–29.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2000. "Guest Editor, special issue on artwork collection of the National Anthropological Archives." American Indian Art Magazine, 25, (4).
  • Greene, Candace S. 2000. "The Artwork Collection of the National Anthropological Archives: An American Treasure." American Indian Art Magazine, 26, (4) 54–65.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1998. "Courting and Counting Coup: Cheyenne Ledger Art at Gilcrease." Gilcrease Journal, 6, (1) 4–19.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1997. "Southern Plains Graphic Art Before the Reservation." American Indian Art Magazine, 22, (3) 44–53.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1996. "Discovering the Audience: A Reorientation in Musuem Anaylsis." Reviews in Anthropology, 24 267–276.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1996. "Exploring the Three "Little Bluffs" of the Kiowa." Plains Anthropologist, 41, (157) 221–242.
  • Greene, Candace S. and Drescher, T. 1994. "The Tipi with Battle Pictures: The Kiowa Tradition of Intangible Property Rights." The Trademark Reporter, 84, (4) 418–433.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1993. "The Tepee with Battle Pictures." Natural History, 102, (10) 68–76.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1992. "Artists in Blue: The Indian Scouts of Fort Reno and Fort Supply." American Indian Art Magazine, 18, (1) 50–57.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1992. "Soft Cradles of the Central Plains." Plains Anthropologist, 37, (139) 95–113.
  • Greene, Candace S. and Wiedman, D. 1988. "Early Kiowa Peyote Ritual and Symbolism: The 1891 Drawing Books of Silverhorn (Haungooah)." American Indian Art Magazine, 13, (4) 32–41.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1983. "Southeastern Basketry: Tradition and Ecology." Papers in Anthropology, 24, (2) 131–143.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1981. "The Stovall Museum of Science and History." American Indian Art Magazine, 6, (4) 46–51.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1979. "Low Budget Alternatives for Environmental Control." Mountain-Plains Museums Conference Proceedings, 10 59–62.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1978. "Storage Techniques for Ethnology Collections." Curator: The Museum Journal, 21, (2) 111–118.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1977. "Oklahoma Indian Beadwork: Perspectives in Cultural Change." Oklahoma Anthropological Society Bulletin, 26 123–150.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1977. "Storage Techniques for the Conservation of Collections." Oklahoma Museums Association Bulletin, 8.
Book Chapter
  • Greene, Candace S. 2017. "Significance of the Ledger Drawings." In A Pictorial History of the Oglala Sioux. 50th Anniversary ed. Blish, Helen H. and Bull, Amos Bad Heart, editors. xxvii–xxxix. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2015. "Museum Anthropology." In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2012. "The White Swan Muslin: Deeds of Honor." In Father Lindesmith's Collection: History into Art and Anthropology. Mack, Joanne M., editor. 54–64. South Bend, IN: Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2009. "Sitting Bull als Künstler." In Sitting Bull und seine Welt. Feest, Christian F., editor. 60–64. Vienna, Austria: Kunst Historisches Museum.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2005. "Fort Marion and the Florida Boys: Rethinking the Named Indian Artist." In The People of the Buffalo: The Plains Indians of North America, vol. 2. Taylor, C. and Dempsey, H., editors. 36–42. Verlag fur Amerikanistik/ Tatanka Press.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2001. "Art Until 1900." In Handbook of North American Indians, Plains, Volume 13, Part 2. DeMallie, Raymond and Sturtevant, William C., editors. 1039–1054. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2000. "Changing Times, Changing Views: Silver Horn as a Bridge from 19th to 20th Century Kiowa Art." In Transforming Images: The Art of Silver Horn and his Successors. Donnelley, R., editor. 15–25. Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2000. "Silver Horn's Ledger Book: Episodic Time Among the Kiowa." In Tempus Fugit: Time Flies. Schall, J., editor. 298–303. Kansas City: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1996. "Structure and Meaning in Cheyenne Ledger Art." In Plains Indian Drawings 1865-1935: Pages from a Visual History. Berlo, J., editor. 26–33. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1992. "Five Paintings of the Medicine Lodge Ceremony." In Visions of the People. Maurer, E., editor. 162–165. Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Art.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1992. "Documentation, Attribution, and the Ideal Type." In Art and Artifacts: Essays in Material Culture and Museum Studies in Honor of Jane Powell Dwyer. Research Papers in Anthropology, No.5. Juli, H., editor. 9–17. Providence: Brown University.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1984. "Care of Baskets." In Basketry of Southeastern Indians. Gettys, M., editor. 65–69. Idabel: Museum of the Red River.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2009. One Hundred Summers: A Kiowa Calendar Record. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
  • Greene, Candace S. and Thornton, R. 2007. The Year the Stars Fell: Lakota Winter Counts at the Smithsonian. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
  • Greene, Candace S. 2001. Silver Horn: Master Illustrator of the Kiowa. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.
  • Merrill, William L., Hansson, Marian Kaulaity, Greene, Candace S., and Reuss, Frederick J. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, 40.
  • Greene, Candace S., editor. 1993. Saynday Was Coming Along. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.
Book Review
  • Greene, Candace S. 2001. [Book review] "The Five Crows Ledger: Biographic Warrior Art of the Flathead Indians." Great Plains Quarterly, 21, 346–347.
  • Greene, Candace S. 1998. [Book review] "Cheyenne Dog Soldiers: A Ledgerbook History of Coups and Combat." North Dakota History, 65, (1), 35–36.
  • Greene, Candace S. and Korn, R. 1993. [Book review] "Art of the American Indian Frontier: the Chandler-Pohrt Collection." The Exhibitionist, 12, (1), 24–25.
Conference Proceedings
  • 1981. "Mountain-Plains Museums Conference Proceedings." 12,
  • 1980. "Mountain-Plains Museums Conference Proceedings." 11,