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William Wrather's Footage of the Gallup Ceremonial 91.14.1 ca. 1926-1932

Creator:
Wrather, William geologist
Physical description:
reference video cassette (35 minutes) silent b&w/color video
archival original film reel (965 feet) silent b&w/color 16mm
Culture:
Navajo
Apache Indians
Tewa Indians
Hopi Indians
Indians of North America Southwest, New
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Gallup, New Mexico
North America
United States
New Mexico
Gallup (N.M.)
Date:
ca 1926-1932
Topic:
Language and culture
Parade
Dance
Musical instruments
Rodeos
Horse racing
Ceremony--"indian ceremonial"
Local number:
HSFA 91.14.1
Summary:
Footage shot of the annual ceremonial held in Gallup, New Mexico. Included are shots of Navajo, Pueblo, Apache, and Tewa parading through Gallup and around the fairgrounds on foot, on horseback and in wagons; American Indian band; dance performances at the fairgrounds including the Pueblo Eagle dance, Hopi Buffalo dance, Hopis performing the "Apache dance," an Evening Circle dance, and masked clowns; and rodeo activities such as foot and horse races, tug-o-war, and bow and arrow contests. Also included are shots of a Navajo encampment and herding goats, canyons, Mesa Verde, and Acoma
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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