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Bamana Puppet Masquerade Video Project, Kirango, Mali 1992

Physical description:
archival original 2 video cassettes (4 hours) sound color 8
Type:
Video recordings
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1992
Topic:
Puppets  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Music  Search this
Instruments--musical instruments  Search this
Drumming  Search this
Dance  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2011.17.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_301190
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Life In a Haitian Valley Film Study 1934

Creator:
Herskovits, Melville J (Melville Jean) 1895-1963  Search this
Herskovits, Frances S (Frances Shapiro) 1897-  Search this
Physical description:
1,400 feet (52 minutes) silent b&w film/video
Culture:
Haitians  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Pictures of saints (233-240 roll 3)
Place:
Mirebalais, Haiti
Haiti
Caribbean
Date:
1934
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Marketing--market women--transportation of produce to market (38-107, 127-200 roll 1)  Search this
Marketing--mode of produce transportation--donkey--baskets, loads on head (38-200 roll 1)  Search this
Markets--peasants--market women selling--makeshift enclosures (227-330 roll 1)  Search this
Dwellings--field shelters--thatch--wattle and daub (1-33 roll 2)  Search this
Agriculture--tillage--men hoeing fields--women planting seed(40-121 roll 2)  Search this
Agriculture--tillage--use of hoe on tropical soils--African retention  Search this
Cooking--yard context--fire hearths--utensils--woman tending pots (122-144 roll 2)  Search this
Agriculture--tillage--communal labor for clearing field--"combite" (149-243 roll 2)  Search this
Drumming--tillage, rhythmic accompaniment to--"combite" (157-243 roll 2)  Search this
Music--palliative to work--"combite" (157-243 roll 2)  Search this
Cordage--braiding fiber cordage--lashings for drumheads (301-385 roll 2)  Search this
Musical instruments--drummaking--three-part vodum drum ensemble(1-72 roll 3)  Search this
Ritual--libations--drums--baptising the vodun drums (64-80, 185-199 roll 3)  Search this
Ritual--religious practices--drawing "veve" around tree (201-225 roll 3)  Search this
Ritual--religious practices--vodun altar--candles  Search this
Ritual--religious practices--vodun altar--flagwaving--dancing--prostration--houngan twirling woman (241-301 roll 3)  Search this
Dancing--demonstration--man illustrating dance steps--kinesics (1-80 roll 4)  Search this
Communication--gestures--two men talking (81-121 roll 4)  Search this
Games--gambling--men playing "wari" streetside--African retentions (122-201 roll 4)  Search this
Music--drumming--vodun  Search this
Musical instruments--snare and drum (211-216 roll 4)  Search this
Musical instruments--hoe blade and metal snare--accompaniment to drums (249-52 roll 4)  Search this
Communication--gestures--kinesics--two elite males (283-322 roll 4)  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1977.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218198

Brooklyn Giglio 1956

Physical description:
400 feet (15 minutes) silent color film/video
Culture:
Italian Americans  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
United States
New York (State)
New York City
Brooklyn
Date:
1956
North America
Topic:
Festivals  Search this
Dance  Search this
Music  Search this
Parades  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1984.11.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218201

Herskovits' Film Study of West Africa 1931

Creator:
Herskovits, Melville J (Melville Jean) 1895-1963  Search this
Herskovits, Frances S (Frances Shapiro) 1897-  Search this
Physical description:
1,900 feet (71 minutes) silent b&w film/video
Culture:
Fon (African people)  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Abomey, Dahomey
Allada, Dahomey
Nigeria
Ghana
Africa
Date:
1931
Topic:
Dance  Search this
Music  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 77.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives FC:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218203
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Frances Emerick's Travel Footage of India 1927-1933

Creator:
Emerick, Francis schoolteacher  Search this
Physical description:
1,600 feet silent b&w/color 16mm archival original
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
India
Hong Kong
Manila
Asia
Date:
1927-1933
Topic:
Dance  Search this
Musical instruments:--drum--sitar--finger cymbals--brass band  Search this
Horse jumping  Search this
Street entertainment  Search this
Ox cart  Search this
Textile manufacture  Search this
Boats--dugout--canoe--junk  Search this
Shopkeeper  Search this
Barbers  Search this
Stick fighting  Search this
Classroom instruction  Search this
Festival  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1980.5.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218208
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The Vanishing Indian ca. 1920

Creator:
Sioux Super Films  Search this
Subject:
Black, Susan potter  Search this
Physical description:
reference one video cassette (15 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
master one video cassette (15 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original one film reel silent b&w 35mm
Culture:
Ogalala  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Taos
Idelafonza Pueblo, N.M
New Mexico
North America
United States
Arizona
Date:
ca 1920
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Dance--fancy dance--Pueblo  Search this
Pottery--pottery making  Search this
Dwellings--hogans--wick-i-ups  Search this
Garb--shawls--Navajo  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1977.5.1
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_218218

Georgia Shouters ca. 1930

Creator:
Steiner, Ralph photographer/filmmaker  Search this
Herskovits, Melville J (Melville Jean) 1895-1963  Search this
Physical description:
900 feet (37 minutes) silent b&w film/video
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
United States
Georgia
Date:
1930
ca 1930
Topic:
Dancing--communal--men--women  Search this
Dance--choreography--ring dance--counterclockwise  Search this
Kinesics--bending--schuffling--clapping--mimicry  Search this
Singing--dancing--rhythm--handclapping--tapping--cane  Search this
Music--rhythm--handclapping  Search this
Kinesics--ring dance--counterclockwise--kneeling--turning--relgious enthusiasm  Search this
Dancing--choreography--crossing legs and arms--physical contact  Search this
Dancing--choreography--semicircle--handclapping--tapping cane  Search this
Dress--women--headwraps--aprons  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1977.1.3
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218221

The Serpent Deities 1975

Creator:
Jones, Clifford art historian  Search this
Technical assistant:
Yarma, Ravi  Search this
Ramalingam, Ramosh  Search this
Ethiraj, Selvanathan  Search this
Vijayalabs, Ramanathan  Search this
Kimjanambudrippad, K  Search this
Film subject:
Arangottukkara  Search this
Killimangalam  Search this
Pallipuram  Search this
Maniyur  Search this
Keralastat  Search this
Physical description:
690 feet (23 minutes) sound color video
Culture:
Kerala  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Asia
India
Date:
1975
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Musical instrument--vina  Search this
Musical instrument--kutam  Search this
Music  Search this
Performance--sacred texts  Search this
Spirit--Bhutam  Search this
Clan--Pulluvan  Search this
Deity--Brahma--Shiva--Vishnu  Search this
Dance  Search this
Costume  Search this
Sandpaintings  Search this
Song  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1977.3.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives FC:4
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218224

Himba Wedding 1969

Creator:
Gibson, Gordon D (Gordon Davis) 1915-2007  Search this
Subject:
Zacriwa bride  Search this
Naango bride's mother  Search this
Vesenga groom  Search this
Cakoya bride's father's brother  Search this
Physical description:
reference one video cassette (33 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
master one video cassette (33 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
archival original one film reel (1,200 feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Himba (African people)  Search this
Herero (African people) Himba  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Namibia
Kackoveld (Namibia)
Africa
Date:
1969
Topic:
Marriage--rites of passage--ritual phases  Search this
Food preparation--butchering--ritual--cooking  Search this
Divination--butchering--augury  Search this
Adornment--headdress--marriage--nubility  Search this
Bridewealth--marriage--animal sacrifice--kinship relationships  Search this
Avoidance--groom--mother-in-law  Search this
Dancing--celebration--mimicry--feasting  Search this
Rites of passage--seclusion--bride--veil--bridal hut  Search this
Symbols--ritual--bride--prosperity--ox--stomach fat  Search this
Marriage--bride capture--kinship relationships  Search this
Residence--post-marital--virilocal  Search this
Food consumption--ceremony--commensality--marriage  Search this
Feasting--marriage--groom--seclusion--age mates  Search this
Animal husbandry--pastoral activities--cattle--wealth  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Himba  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1983.5.3
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218238
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Yupik Eskimo Life, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska ca. 1930

Creator:
Collins, Henry Bascom 1899-1987  Search this
Project assistant/filmmaker:
Ford, James Alfred 1911-1968  Search this
Physical description:
reference video cassettes silent b&w 3/4 inch
master video cassettes silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original 2,000 feet silent b&w 35mm
Culture:
Yupik Eskimos  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Indians of North America Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Alaska
Washington, D.C
Saint Lawrence Island (Alaska)
Gambell, St. Lawrence Island, Alaksa
United States
Date:
ca 1930
North America
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Butchering--walrus--whale  Search this
Food quest--hunting  Search this
Whaling--butchering  Search this
Games--tossing--on walrus hide  Search this
Animal husbandry--reindeer  Search this
Corrals--reindeer  Search this
Dancing--drums  Search this
Drums--dancing  Search this
Transportation--sleds--dog teams  Search this
Fishing--nets--lines  Search this
Hides--walrus--preparation of  Search this
Archaeology--techniques of  Search this
Sports--wrestling  Search this
Fire--fire fighting--house fire  Search this
Automobiles--model-T  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1982.6.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218297
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Robert Haupt's Travel Footage of India 1933-1937

Creator:
Haupt, Robert schoolteacher  Search this
Physical description:
reference video cassettes (25 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
master video cassettes (25 minutes) silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original film reels (965 feet) silent b&w 16mm
Culture:
Hindi  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
India
Alaska
Kyber Pass
Bombay (India)
Goa, India
Kyber Pass, India
Asia
Date:
1933-1937
Topic:
Villages  Search this
Transportation--carts--wagons  Search this
Agriculture--winnowing  Search this
Festival--melas  Search this
Irrigation--methods of--water wheel  Search this
Priests--festivals--penitence  Search this
Dancing--drums  Search this
Drums--dancing  Search this
Music  Search this
Ascetics--holy men  Search this
Mutilation--as religious penance--"rope dance"  Search this
Fortifications--hill stations  Search this
Schools--missions  Search this
Competitions--track--schools  Search this
Amputation--as religious penance--holy men  Search this
Boats--harbors  Search this
Processions--Maharajas--sadhus--elephants--mela  Search this
Initiation rites--sadhus--Hindu  Search this
Ordeals--initiation rites--sadhus  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1980.3.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218298

Melemchi Village, Nepal 1986

Filmmaker, anthropologist:
Bishop, John and Naomi  Search this
Ethnographer:
Bishop, Naomi  Search this
Physical description:
reference 10 video cassettes (5 hours) sound color 3/4 inch
master 10 video reels (5 hours) sound color one inch
archival original 10 film reels (10,800 feet ) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Pulayas  Search this
Helambu Valley  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Nepal
Nepal, Helambu Valley
Asia
Date:
1986
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Temples--prayer wheels  Search this
Harvests--barley  Search this
Barley--method of harvest  Search this
Animal husbandry--milking--cows  Search this
Seances--spirit mediums--ritual  Search this
Mediums--ritual--spirit communication  Search this
Spirits--mediums--communication with  Search this
Ritual--spirit mediums--seances  Search this
Chanting--as part of ritual  Search this
Musical instruments--drums--cymbals--horns--bells  Search this
Agriculture--corn--barley--grains  Search this
Food preparation--churning butter--cheese  Search this
Altars--seances  Search this
Animal sacrifice--as part of ritual  Search this
Purification--ritual  Search this
Mills--grinding flour--water driven  Search this
Weaving--wool--looms  Search this
Pastoral activities--herding--miling--grazing  Search this
Bells--for keeping birds from crops  Search this
Quarrying--boulders--for building stones  Search this
Mortuary practices--pallequin--procession--cremation  Search this
Funerals--cremation  Search this
Priest--lama--chanting  Search this
Temple--gompa--ceremony  Search this
Bread--ceremonial Nara bread--gompa  Search this
Dancing--ritual--social  Search this
Woodworking--carving  Search this
Altars--gompa  Search this
Flags--prayer flags--raising of  Search this
Potatoes--cultivation of  Search this
Shrines--gompa  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1987.7.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218300

Tip top of the Earth: Arctic Alaskan Eskimo Educational Series 1916-1918

Creator:
Van Valin, William teacher  Search this
Physical description:
reference video cassettes silent b&w DVD
master video cassettes silent b&w BetacamSP
master video cassettes silent b&w Digital Betacam
preservation 10 film reels (6,950 feet) silent b&w 35mm
archival original 10 film reels (6,950 feet) silent b&w 35mm
Culture:
Arctic peoples  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Indians of North America Subarctic  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Nome Alaska
Alaska
Arctic
Nome (Alaska)
Point Barrow, Alaska
North America
United States
Date:
1916-1918
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Ships--steamships  Search this
Mining--hydralic  Search this
Dogs--as transportation  Search this
Sleds--as transportation  Search this
Fishing--salmon  Search this
Boats--use in hunting  Search this
Hunting--guns  Search this
Food quest--hunting--fishing--whaling  Search this
Food preparation--butchering--drying  Search this
Food preservation--techniques of  Search this
Cooking--utensils  Search this
Ecology--seasonal movements  Search this
Dancing--drums  Search this
Drumming--dancing--ceremony  Search this
Food--communal distribution  Search this
Animal husbandry--reindeer  Search this
Herding--reindeer  Search this
Hides--seals--preparation of  Search this
Boats--umiaks--used as shelter  Search this
Archaeology--excavations  Search this
Recreation--community--Nelakatuk  Search this
Whaling--butchering  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.5.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Tip top of the Earth: Arctic Alaskan Eskimo Educational Series 1916-1918 [Van Valin, William teacher]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218302
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Film Studies of Traditional Tibetan Life and Culture: Bylakuppe, South India 1980

Creator:
Dorjee, Ragpa Tibetan ethnocinematographer (1956- )  Search this
National Human Studies Film Center, Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Research filmmaker:
Maloney, M. Michael research filmmaker 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
partial reference 6 DVDs (8 hours 8 minutes) sound color DVD
partial master 24 video cassettes (8 hours 8 minutes) sound color BetacamSP
partial master 24 video cassettes (8 hours 8 minutes) sound color Digibeta
reference 45 film reels (35,470 feet) sound color 16mm
archival original 45 film reels (35,470 feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Tibetans  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
India
Asia
Date:
1980
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Ceremonies--monasteries  Search this
Monasteries--monastic life  Search this
Dancing--chaam dancing--Tibetan  Search this
Refugees--Tibetan  Search this
Instruments--musical instruments  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.13.10
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_218462
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Zingg's Huichol Footage 1933-1934

Creator:
Zingg, Robert anthropologist  Search this
Physical description:
reference one video (59 minutes) silent b&w DVD
master one video (59 minutes) silent b&w Betacamsp
archival original one film reel (1,332 feet) silent b&w 35mm
Culture:
Huichol Indians  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Mexico
Central America
Date:
1933-1934
Topic:
Ceremony--carnival--Las Pachitas  Search this
Agriculture--corn--Huichol  Search this
Hallucinogens--peyote--ritual use of--Huichol  Search this
Ritual--dance--drumming--Huichol  Search this
Processions--"saints"--stations of cross--Huichol  Search this
Flowers--use of in ritual--headdress--Huichol  Search this
Hunting--deer--with ritual--Huichol  Search this
Looms--weaving--Huichol  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1982.10.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218468
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Ethel Freeman's Footage of Africa 1949-1950

Creator:
Freeman, Ethel Cutler 1886-1972  Search this
Physical description:
reference one video cassette (40 minutes) silent color 3/4 inch
master one video cassette (40 minutes) silent color 3/4 inch
archival original film reels (1,600 feet) silent color 16mm
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Masai (African people) Kenya  Search this
Mbuti (African people) Ituri Forest  Search this
Watusi Ruwanda  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Cape Town, South Africa
South Africa
Kenay
Uganda
Egypt
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Malawi
Kenya
Date:
1949-1950
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Ceremony--crossing the equator  Search this
Vendors  Search this
Food preparation--stamping grain  Search this
Weddings--Zulu  Search this
Musical instruments--drums--string harps  Search this
Dance--Zulu--Watusi--Mbuti  Search this
Markets  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.11.8
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218470

The Himba 1972

Creator:
Gibson, Gordon D (Gordon Davis) 1915-2007  Search this
Physical description:
reference 2 video cassettes (50 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
master 2 video cassettes (50 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
archival original film reels (1,977 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Africa
Namibia
Angola
Date:
1972
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Dancing--ceremonial  Search this
Adornment--ceremonial attire  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1983.5.2
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_218471

Sanderson's American Indian Footage ca. 1926-1932

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
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:
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218595

Ye Old Time Coon Hunt 1917

Creator:
Warner, E.F producer  Search this
Physical description:
86 feet silent b&w film/video
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
1917
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Dance  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1988.16.3
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218661

Native Life in West Africa ca. 1928

Creator:
Anders, Carolyn Loring nurse  Search this
Physical description:
1,980 feet (55 minutes) silent b&w film/video
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Nigeria
Niger River
Africa
Date:
ca 1928
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Carving--wooden bowls  Search this
Food preparation--mortar & pestle  Search this
Carrying--loads on head  Search this
Musical instruments--stringed  Search this
Hospitals--British  Search this
Political authority--chiefs--retainers  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Plagues--locusts  Search this
Masks--dance--egungun  Search this
Possession--religious  Search this
Markets  Search this
House construction--walls--roofs  Search this
Prayer--Muslims  Search this
Pottery--making of  Search this
Shrines--Yoruba  Search this
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Local number:
HSFA 1990.21.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218745

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