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Naamikaaged: Dancer for the People 1996

Catalog Data

Creator:
Vennum, Thomas Jr Filmmaker  Search this
John Paulson, producer  Search this
Physical description:
25 min sound color video
Culture:
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Indians of North America Northeast  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Ojibwa
disintigration
United States
Date:
1996
Addl. KW Subjects:
Chippewa
Summary:
Edited film produced by the Smithsonian Institution's Folklife Program follows a young Ojibwe, Richard LaVernier, as he sets up his tent, honors his ancestors, dresses and paints himself for a powwow, dances, and sings at celebration powwows in northern Wisconsin. His shelter, his prayers, many items in his dress, and his face paint demonstrate how he is rooted in a long historical tradition and part of a large family network, but also part of the 1990s. It also shows him to be an innovator, changing parts of his dress and the way he decorates his face from one year to the next.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Drums--as musical instruments--Ojibwa  Search this
Dancing  Search this
History--oral, as a method  Search this
Musical--instruments  Search this
Culture--change  Search this
Culture--continuity  Search this
Culture--ideals  Search this
Culture  Search this
Costumes  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1996.1.21
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219386