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A view of the American Indians : their general character, customs, language, public festivals, religious rites, and traditions : shewing them to be the descendants of the ten tribes of Israel : the language of prophecy concerning them, and the course by which they travelled from Media into America / by Israel Worsley

Title:
View of the American Indians, pointing out their origin
Author:
Worsley, Israel 1768-1836  Search this
Physical description:
[4], xii, 185 p. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1828
June 1828
Topic:
Origin  Search this
Lost tribes of Israel  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
E61 .W93 1828
E61.W93X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_260043

AUFS Bolivia Aymara Film Project 1973

Creator:
Miller, Norman N. 1933-  Search this
Smith, Hubert filmmaker (1938- )  Search this
Reichline, Neil, cameraman  Search this
Physical description:
reference 24 video cassettes (17 hours) sound color 3/4 inch
master 24 video cassettes (17 hours) sound color 3/4 inch
archival original 84 film reels (36,800 feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Aymara Indians  Search this
Mestizos Bolivia  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Bolivia
Fiesta of San Lorenzo in Ayata
traditional
Bolivia2HRAF
mestizo
South America
Date:
1973
Topic:
Syncretism--Aymara  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Harvests--potatoes--ocha--division of harvest  Search this
Festivals--religious--Aymara--mestizo--Fiesta of Santiago in Vitocota--processions--Dea de la Bandeta (Flag Day)  Search this
Curing--brujos  Search this
Drinking--social--festivals--ritualistic--drunkenness  Search this
Alcoholic beverages--chicha--manufacture of--fermented cane juice--drinking of  Search this
Chicha--drinking--manufacture of--festivals  Search this
Coca--use of  Search this
Divination--use of coca in--Aymara  Search this
Weaving--looms--Aymara  Search this
Disputes--settlement of--boundaries  Search this
Spirit possession--suicide  Search this
Musical instruments--flutes--drums--playing the kena-kena(straigt flute)--festivals  Search this
Herding--pigs--sheep--llamas--alpacas  Search this
Markets--transportation of produce to--shopping at--trade  Search this
Mills--sugar cane  Search this
Dancing--Festival of Santiago--mestizo--Indian--snake dance  Search this
Sports--soccer  Search this
Planting--potatoes--ochas--corn--methods--consideration of saints' days in  Search this
Abortion--ideas about--birth control  Search this
Ploughing  Search this
Haciendas--prohibition of system  Search this
Cultivation--corn  Search this
Labour--mestizo hired--conditions--division of between men and women--conflict of with education--wages  Search this
Originarios--land-owners  Search this
Music--hymns--brass bands--phonograph records--singing of patriotic songs  Search this
Magic--divinations--sacrifices--invocations--magical objects  Search this
Libations--offering of--chanting  Search this
Sacrifice--invocations  Search this
Washing--clothes  Search this
Churches--icons  Search this
Costume--dance--masks  Search this
Masks--dance--characters  Search this
Prayer--lamentations--Santiago  Search this
Shelters--lamars--Festival of Santiago  Search this
Ritual--lamars--arcos--coca  Search this
Children--treatment of--relations between mestizo and Aymara--education of  Search this
Drunkenness--festivals--attitudes towards  Search this
Games--soccer  Search this
Police--Aymara--mestizos' relations with  Search this
Debts--collection of  Search this
Icons--Santiago--San Lorenzo  Search this
Visions--of Santiago  Search this
Social system--Agrarian reform--criticism of  Search this
Medicine--western--travelling "physician"  Search this
Education--directives--schools--instruction--conflict of with labour--teachers--language of instruction  Search this
Conversation  Search this
Food--eating boiled corn--eating soup--eating boiled calla--eating freeze-dried ocha--buthchering lamb--Alliance for Progress donations  Search this
Schools  Search this
Households--chores  Search this
Houses--adobe--construction of--habitability  Search this
Meat--butchering of lamb  Search this
Butchering--lamb  Search this
Wills--and testaments--drafting of--division of estate  Search this
Spouses--physical abuse of  Search this
Suicide--spirit possession  Search this
Boundaries--fields--disputes  Search this
Military--conscription  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2014.2.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
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American Universities Field Staff Faces of Change Edited Films and Film Outtakes
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218605

Fire Rituals of Ceylon 1974

Creator:
Linker, Hal 1916  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 1 video reel (23 minutes) sound color 2 inch
Type:
Television programs
Travelogs
Place:
Asia
Sri Lanka
Ceylon
Date:
1974
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Festival--religious--annual  Search this
Religious--beliefs  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2002.16.70
Restrictions & Rights:
OK:0 Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
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Hal Linker Film and Video Collection, ca. 1955-1985
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_305494

Sallah at Ilorin / P.C. Lloyd

Author:
Lloyd, Peter Cutt  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Ilorin
Ilorin (Nigeria)
Date:
1961
Topic:
Sallah (Festival)  Search this
Islamic festivals  Search this
ʻĪd al-Aḍḥā  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DT515.A1 N68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_594635

Diablos danzantes de Venezuela / Instituto Nacional de Folklore ; dirección y supervisión, Manuel Antonio Ortiz ; equipo responsable, Rolando Zapata, Isabel Zerpa, Adrián Camacho

Author:
Ortiz, Manuel Antonio  Search this
Zapata, Rolando  Search this
Instituto Nacional de Folklore (Venezuela)  Search this
Physical description:
207 pages : illustrations (some color, music) ; 29 cm
Type:
Folklore
Place:
Venezuela
Date:
1982
Topic:
Corpus Christi Festival  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Blacks  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102964

The Grand Magal in Touba : a religious festival of the Mouride brotherhood of Senegal

Author:
Coulon, Christian  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Bāmbā, Aḥmadū 1852-1927  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Senegal
Touba
Touba (Senegal)
Date:
1999
Topic:
Fasts and feasts--Islam  Search this
Islamic festivals  Search this
Murīdīyah  Search this
Grand Magal  Search this
Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .R62X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_734982

Pilgrimage and exile, transcendence and prosperity / Allen F. Roberts and Mary Nooter Roberts

Author:
Roberts, Allen F. 1945-  Search this
Roberts, Mary Nooter  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Bāmbā, Aḥmadū 1852-1927 Tomb  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Senegal
Touba
Touba (Senegal)
Date:
2003
Topic:
Murīdīyah  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Islamic festivals  Search this
Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages  Search this
Grand Magal  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
BP195.M66 R66 2003X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_754331

Ritual drama and yam festival in Western Nigeria : the case of Ondo in Pobe

Author:
Ìbítókun, Benedict M  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Benin
Pobe
Pobe (Benin)
Date:
1983
Topic:
Yoruba yam festivals  Search this
Yoruba performance  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DT515.A1 N68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_520034

Omalike shrine in Abatete

Author:
Njelita, Benjamin Osita 1943-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Abatete
Abatate
Abatete (Nigeria)
Date:
1990
Topic:
Igbo shrines  Search this
Omalike (Igbo deity)  Search this
Igbo festivals  Search this
Art, Igbo  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DT515 .U276
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548809

Le grand Magal de Touba

Author:
Cissé-Kone, Awa  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Senegal
Touba
Touba (Senegal)
Date:
1987
Topic:
Islamic festivals  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Grand Magal  Search this
Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DT470 .B172
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_492956

High Plain ca. 1942

Creator:
Julien Bryan  Search this
Jules Bucher  Search this
Physical description:
1 reel (709 feet) snd. b&w. 16mm archival original
1 videoreel (19 minutes) snd. b&w one inch original video
1 videocassette (19 minutes) snd. b&w betacamSP videomaster
Culture:
Aymara Indians  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Bolivia
South America
Lake Titicaca (Peru)
Date:
1942
ca 1942
Topic:
Fishing  Search this
Herding  Search this
Boats  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Spinning--spindle  Search this
Festivals--agricultural  Search this
Festivals--religious  Search this
Agricultural cycles  Search this
Agricultural tools--plows  Search this
Irrigation  Search this
Land tenure  Search this
Serfdom  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.19.44
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219402

Kumbha Mela : gods, saints and people meet at the largest Hindu festival / Rosa Maria Cimino

Author:
Cimino, Rosa Maria  Search this
Istituto italiano per l'Africa e l'Oriente  Search this
Museo nazionale d'arte orientale (Italy)  Search this
Physical description:
119 p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
India
Allahabad
Allahabad (India)
Date:
2000
Topic:
Kumbha Melā (Hindu festival)  Search this
Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
BL1239.82.K85 C67 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_856071

The king and the chamelion : Odun Agemo / John Pemberton

Author:
Pemberton, John 1928-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Agemo (Festival)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Ijebu-Odeng)
Ijebu-Ode
Ijebu-Ode (Nigeria)
Date:
1988
Topic:
Yoruba festivals  Search this
Ijebu festivals  Search this
Historical reenactments  Search this
Yoruba masquerades  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
AS633.A1 I35X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_596354

Newari Film Project 1978

Filmmaker:
Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Project director:
Sorenson, E. Richard  Search this
Physical description:
reference one film reel (xxx feet) sound color 16mm
reference sound one film reel (xxx feet) sound color 16mm
archival original one film reel (xxx feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Newar Jyapu  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Asia
Nepal
Kathmandu Valley
Thecho village
Date:
1978
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Children--play of--girls  Search this
Infants--Care  Search this
Children--behavior between--food sharing  Search this
Children--caretakers of--discipline  Search this
Sibling interaction  Search this
Children--play of--boys--games  Search this
Children--socialization of  Search this
Children--discipline of--by sibling  Search this
Food preparation--food preservation--peppers--seasonal  Search this
Festival--religious--annual  Search this
Death--ideas about  Search this
Souls--ideas about--deceased relatives  Search this
Music--drums--singing--men  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.13.1-10
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218923

Asan Tol Project 1987

Creator:
Lewis, Todd anthropologist  Search this
Videocamera:
Hollander, Brian  Search this
Physical description:
reference video cassettes (15 hours 30 minutes) sound color 1/2 inch
archival original 9 video cassettes (15 hours 30 minutes) sound color 1/2 inch
Culture:
Newar (Nepalese people)  Search this
Buddhists  Search this
Hindus  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Collection descriptions
Place:
Kathmandu
Kathmandu valley
Nepal
Kathmandu (Nepal)
Kathmandu Valley (Nepal)
Asia
Date:
1987
Topic:
Ritual--offerings--puja  Search this
Bazaar--markets  Search this
Festivals--religious--Pachare  Search this
Animal sacrifice--Hinduism  Search this
Markets--Asan Tol  Search this
Temples--Annapurna--Newar Buddhism  Search this
Dance--in festivals--Pachare  Search this
Drumming--in festivals--Pachare  Search this
Shrines--mobile--Ratha  Search this
Religion--ritual devotion--Bodhisattva  Search this
Adornment--for religious devotion--tika  Search this
Music--musical groups--bajans  Search this
Shrines--stupas--chitya--bahas  Search this
Vendors--Street sellers  Search this
Houses--courtyards--bahas  Search this
Rice--planting--cultivation of  Search this
Alcohol--as palliative to work  Search this
Work groups--women--rice planting  Search this
Tools--hand hoe--kodari  Search this
Icons--Buddah  Search this
Celebrations--Pancadana  Search this
Architecture--religious--Buddhism--Hinduism  Search this
Ritual drama--Mahakali dance  Search this
Masks--used in ritual drama--Mahakali dance  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1989.5.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
See more items in:
Asan Tol Project 1987 [Lewis, Todd anthropologist]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218342

Newari Film Project 1978

Filmmaker:
Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Project director:
Sorenson, E. Richard  Search this
Physical description:
reference one film reel (xxx feet) sound color 16mm
reference sound one film reel (xxx feet) sound color 16mm
archival original one film reel (xxx feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Newar Jyapu  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Asia
Nepal
Kathmandu Valley
Thecho village
Date:
1978
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Infants--feeding  Search this
Food preparation--rice  Search this
Parenting--father--attitude towards infant  Search this
Children--games  Search this
Children--chores of  Search this
Children--play of  Search this
House--upkeep of--use of animal dung  Search this
Worship--religious use of libations--Daily activity  Search this
Libations--religious activities--daily  Search this
Religious activities--singing--drums--cymbols--men  Search this
Singing--Annual festival--religious  Search this
Cymbols--use of in religious activities  Search this
Drums--use of in religious activities  Search this
Grooming--removal of head lice  Search this
Grandparents and grandchildren--patterns of behavior between  Search this
Activities of the aged--grooming--educational and disciplinary functions  Search this
Child care--by siblings  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.13.1-8
See more items in:
Newari Film Project, 1978
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218921

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