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Willian E. Carter Footage of Aymara Village, Bolivia ca. 1960-1961

Catalog Data

Creator:
Carter, William Earl 1927-1983 anthropologist  Search this
Physical description:
1,400 ft (49 min) silent color video
Culture:
Aymara Indians  Search this
Bolivians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Bolivia
South America
Date:
ca 1960-1961
Summary:
Footage documenting various aspects of daily life and ceremonial activities in an Aymara altiplano village, Igavi Province, Bolivia. Documentation includes: an Aymara wedding with church service and festivities; festival activities during Carnival which includes various costumed and masked-dance traditions (e.g., Morenda dancers) performed in the village plaza; a funeral service and burial; and various economic and subsistence activities including brickmaking, plowing, and harvesting of grain. Footage forms part of the William Earl Carter Papers in the National Anthropological Archives.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Dance--morenda--Carnival  Search this
Weddings--Aymara  Search this
Carnival  Search this
Funerals--mortuary practices--Aymara  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.11.7
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218604