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Creator:
Sanderson, Grover T photographer  Search this
Physical description:
3,700 feet (2 hours 35 min) silent b&w film/video
Culture:
Hupa Indians  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Indians of North America Plateau  Search this
Indians of North America California  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Northern California
Minnesota
Window Rock
Northern Plains
Red Lake Reservation
North America
Date:
ca 1926-1932
Notes:
Supplementary materials: 1
Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee
Addl. KW Subjects:
Navaho
Chippewa
Summary:
Outtakes shot of tribes of the western, southwestern, and northern United States. Footage includes Klamath, Karuk, Yurok, Hupa, Navajo, Zuni, Hopi, Chippewa, Apache, and Cheyenne, and Sioux and is believed to have been shot in conjunction with the edited film INTERTRIBAL INDIAN LIFE AND CULTURE. Shots of ethnographic interest include Hupa foodways, arrowmaking, and basketry; fishing with dip nets along the Klamath River; Klamath or Hupa ceremonial dances including the bear, deer, and otter dances; Karuk and Yurok ceremonial dances including the jump, hoop, and brush dances; Apache devil dancers and Pueblo Eagle dance at Window Rock; sun dance lodge and ceremony (probably Cheyenne); Chippewa ceremony of the Grand Medicine Society, Red Lake Reservation near Cass Lake and Black Duck, Minnesota; marathon race and wrestling matches at Klamath Reservation; and pow-wow footage of Plains Indians (unidentified).
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Food preparation--cooking--acorn mush--weewish--Hupa  Search this
Food gathering--acorns--Hupa  Search this
Cradleboard--Hupa  Search this
Dancing--ceremonial--Deer Dance--deer effigies--otter pelts--Hupa  Search this
Headdress--ceremonial dancing--flicker feather--Hupa  Search this
Curing--ceremony--Chippewa  Search this
Adornment--necklaces--shell--Hupa--Klamath  Search this
Mortuary practices--burial huts  Search this
Arrows--hafting of--Hupa  Search this
Basketry--manufacture of--use of--Hupa  Search this
Fishing--dip nets--Hupa--Klamath  Search this
Gambling--Hupa--gambling game  Search this
Cemeteries--burials--above ground  Search this
Effigies--deer effigy--Hupa--ceremonial dance  Search this
Sports--wrestling--running--Indian Days--Hupa  Search this
Scouts--boy scouts and Indians  Search this
Dancing--Devil Dancers--Apache  Search this
Ceremony--Sun Dance--raising centerpole  Search this
Ceremony--Grand Medicine Society--Chippewa  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1984.18.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218595