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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:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives FC:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218198

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao, Brazil
Maranhao,Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis Island, Maranhao, Brazil
Sao Simao, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Rosario, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Dance--trance-possession--Danca de Lelé--folk  Search this
Festivals--Festival of Sao Sebastiao  Search this
Festivals--Reis (Kings) Festival  Search this
Religion--Casa das Minas  Search this
Religion--Casa Fanti-Ashanti  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Candomble  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa Fanti-Ashanti  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Tambor de Mina--Candomble  Search this
Ritual centers--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Mediums--Pai Euclides  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-1 RV
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Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_219144

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao,Brazil
Maranhao, Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis Island, Maranhao, Brazil
Sacavem Bairro, Maranhao, Brazil
Retiro Natal, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Dance--trance-possession  Search this
Festivals--Festa do Divino Espiritu--Carimbo Festa  Search this
Rituals--Derrubar do Mastro  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)--Yoruban  Search this
Religion--Terreiro de Ricardo--Casa de Nago--Casa das Minas  Search this
Religion--Terreiro de Elzita  Search this
Ritual centers--Terreiro de Ricardo--Casa de Nago--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)--Yoruban  Search this
Ritual centers--Terreiro de Elzita--Tambor de Mina  Search this
Mediums--Ricardo  Search this
Mediums--Mai Elzita  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-3
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Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_219146

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao, Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Codo, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Dance--trance-possession  Search this
Dance--trance-possession--masquerade (Morte do Boi)  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Music--chanting--drumming--singing  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Umbanda--Yoruban--Bahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Religion--Casa de Nago--Casa das Minas--Terreiro de Bita do Barao  Search this
Rituals--Processao de Sao Benedito--Midnight Exus ceremony  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa de Nago--Casa das Minas--Terreiro de Bita do Barao  Search this
Ritual centers--Tambor de Mina--Umbanda--Yoruban--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Festivals--Festa de Sao Benedito  Search this
Video--Sergio Ferretti  Search this
Mediums--Bita do Barao  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-9
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Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_219153

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao, Brazil
Maranhao,Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis Island, Maranhao, Brazil
Sacavem, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing  Search this
Dance--trance--possession--masquerade (Boi)  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Rituals--cura ceremony  Search this
Rituals--Acossi Spata--Almoco para Cachorros para Sao Lazaro (Ritual Feeding of the Dogs) in honor of Sao Lazaro  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Terreiro de Elzita--Umbanda--Dahomean (Vodun)--Terreiro de Joao  Search this
Ritual centers--Terreiro de Elzita--Tambor de Mina--Terreiro de Joao--Umbanda--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Festivals--Obalvae Festa--Acossi Spata--Sao Lazaro  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-11
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Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_219155

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Ethnographer:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao, Brazil
Maranhao,Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Joao Paulo, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing--Carlos Lyra--bossa nova  Search this
Dance--trance-possession--tambor  Search this
Trance--dancing--possession  Search this
Religion--Terreiro de Ribamar  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Umbanda--Candomble--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Religion--Casa Fanti-Ashanti--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa Fanti-Ashanti--Casa das Minas--Terreiro de Ribamar  Search this
Ritual centers--Tambor de Mina--Candomble--Dahomean (Vodun)--Umbanda  Search this
Festivals--Ogum Festa--Festa do Divino  Search this
Rituals--Abertura da Festa Do Divino--Deka ceremony  Search this
Mediums--Pai Euclides--Pai Ribamar  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-12
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Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_219156

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Bob Marley video
Place:
Maranhao, Brazil
Maranhao,Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis Island, Maranhao, Brazil
Fatima, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Dance--trance-possession--masqerade--Bumba-Meu-Boi  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Rituals--Levantamento do Mastro--Missa--Ibreja Sao Pantaleao  Search this
Religion--Terreiro de Margarida Mota--Casa de Nago--Casa das Minas  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Yoruban--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Religion--Casa de Nago--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa de Nago--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Tambor de Mina--Umbanda--Yoruban--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Ritual centers--Terreiro de Margarida Mota--Casa de Nago--Casa das Minas  Search this
Music--chanting--drumming--singing--table musicians  Search this
Festivals--Festa dos Pretos Velhos--Festa do Divino  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-15
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Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_219159

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao, Brazil
Maranhao,Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis Island, Maranhao, Brazil
Belira, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Dance--trance-possession  Search this
Music--chanting--singing--drumming  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Terreiro de Margarida Mota  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Religion--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Terreiro de Margarida Mota--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Mediums--Dona Zizi--Dona Denis--Dona Justina  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-19
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Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_219163

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao, Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis Island, Maranhao, Brazil
Lira, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Festivals--Festa de Sao Sebastiao  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Umbanda--Candomble--Dahomean (Vodun)--Yoruban  Search this
Religion--Centro Espirita Lirios de Santo Antonio--Casa Fanti-Ashanti--Casa das Minas  Search this
Religion--Terreiro de Jorge--Casa de Nago  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa Fanti-Ashanti--Casa das Minas--Centro Espirita Lirios de Santo Antonio  Search this
Ritual centers--Tambor de Mina--Umbanda--Candomble--Dahomean (Vodun)--Yoruban  Search this
Ritual centers--Terreiro de Jorge--Casa de Nago  Search this
Rituals--Sao Sebastiao  Search this
Dance--trance-possession  Search this
Mediums--Pai Euclides--Doutora Dilma  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-20
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219164

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao, Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Joao Paulo, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Sao Jose Ribamar, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Bairro Retiro Natal, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Masquerade--Bumba-Meu-Boi--Axixa--Zinho--Barrica--Sao Simao--de Rua--Madre Deus--Maioba--Maracana  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Religion--Terreiro de Ricardo--Casa Das Minas  Search this
Dance--trance-possession--masquerade--Bumba-Meu-Boi  Search this
Dance--trance-possession--Tambor de Crioula  Search this
Ritual centers--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Ritual centers--Terreiro de Ricardo--Casa das Minas  Search this
Festivals--Sao Lorenzo festival--Festa Averequete--Sao Benedito festival  Search this
Syncretism--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-21
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Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_219165

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao, Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Ceprama, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Liberdade, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)--Yoruban  Search this
Religion--Casa das Minas--Casa de Nago  Search this
Dance--trance-possession--masquerade--Bumba-Meu-Boi--Free-Movement  Search this
Masquerade--Bumba-Meu-Boi--Boi de Maracana--Boi Curuapu--Bois no San Pedro  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa das Minas--Casa de Nago  Search this
Ritual centers--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)--Yoruban  Search this
Festivals--Sao Pedro--Lafayette  Search this
Masquerades--Bumba-Meu-Boi--Maracana--Leonardo--Sao Pedro--Curuapu  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-22
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Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_219166

Afro-Caribbean Dance Traditions: Cuba, Haiti, and Brazil 1986-1992

Dance ethnographer:
Daniel, Yvonne Payne  Search this
Physical description:
35 hrs 44 min sound color video
Culture:
Cubans  Search this
Haitians  Search this
Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Cuba
Haiti
Bahia
Caribbean
Bahia, Brazil
Date:
1986-1992
Topic:
Dance--rumba  Search this
Celebrations--gaga  Search this
Ritual--Palo--Vodun--Abakua--Arara  Search this
Ritual--Vodun--rada--Congo  Search this
Ritual--Candomble  Search this
Dance--popular--comparsas--Carnival  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1993.8.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219168

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil, 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao,Brazil
Maranhao, Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Maracana, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing--composing--Humberto  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Dance--trance-possession--masquerade--Bumba-Meu-Boi  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa das Minas--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Curing--Casa das Minas  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-29
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219174

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Ethnographer:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao,Brazil
Maranhao, Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Maracana, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing--composing--Humberto  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Dance--trance-possession--masquerade--Bumba-Meu-Boi  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa das Minas--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Curing--Casa das Minas  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-30
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219380

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Ethnographer:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Physical description:
21 minutes sound color video
Culture:
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Maranhao,Brazil
Maranhao, Brazil
South America
Maranhô (Brazil)
Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Maracana, Sao Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing--composing--Humberto  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Dance--trance-possession--masquerade--Bumba-Meu-Boi  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa das Minas--Tambor de Mina--Dahomean (Vodun)  Search this
Curing--Casa das Minas  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1-31
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219381

Afro-Brazilian Video Project: Maranhao, Northern Brazil 1991

Creator:
Halperin, Daniel  Search this
Physical description:
50 hrs sound color video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Maranhao,Brazil
Maranhao, Brazil
Sao Luis
South America
Date:
1991
Topic:
Music--chanting--drumming--singing--Afro-Jazz--samba--reggae--clubs  Search this
Trance--possession--dancing  Search this
Dance--trance-possession--folk  Search this
Festivals--Bumba-Meu Boi--Carnaval--Bloco-Afro--Reis (Kings) festival  Search this
Religion--Tambor de Mina--Candomble--Umbanda--Dahomean (vodun)--Amerindian--European--religious houses  Search this
Artists--Carlos Prado  Search this
Ritual centers--terreiros--Terreiro de Elzita--Balanco Grande Terreiro  Search this
Ritual--religious--terreiros--curing--feeding of dogs  Search this
Processions--Sao Benedito  Search this
Curing--ceremonies  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Clubs--music--social--casino  Search this
Syncretism  Search this
Festivals--Festival of San Sebastiao--Festa dos Pretos Velhos  Search this
Festivals--Festa do Divinu Spiritu--Carimbo Festa--Anniversario para Ita  Search this
Festivals--Festa para Santa Ana--Festa para Don Luis--Festa Menino Jesus  Search this
Festivals--Terreiro de Lirios de Santo Antonio celebration  Search this
Festivals--Festa para Oxum--Sao Lazaro Festa--Obalvae Festa  Search this
Ritual centers--Terreiro de Joao--Terreiro de Margarida Mota  Search this
Ritual centers--Terreiro de Jorge--Casa Fanti-Ashanti--Casa das Minas  Search this
Ritual centers--Casa de Nago--Casa de Turquia--Terreiro de Lirios de Santo Antonio  Search this
Ritual centers--Terreiro de Elzita  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1992.4.1
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edanmdm:siris_arc_218944

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