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Camping among the Indians

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 22

Scope and Contents

Filmed during the AMNH-Woodcraft Indian Trip to the Southwest, 1927. The AMNH Woodcraft Indian trip was led by Ernest Thompson Seton, the author, and George Clyde Fisher (AMNH curator of visual instruction). The film depicts a variety of dances (the buffalo, hood, war, eagle, corn, deer and snowbird) performed by Indians of the Tesuque, Taos, Acoma and Santa Clara Pueblos. Fisher also filmed other activities of the local people during the trip, most notably an intertribal ceremony in Gallup, New Mexico, gathering the Tesuque, Comanche, Zuni, Apache, Hopi, Cochiti, Jicarilla, San Juan, Acoma, and Jemez.

Dates

  • 1927

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Not available through interlibrary loan. Contact AMNH Library Special Collections for terms of access.

Extent

1 Film Reel (22 minutes) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm.

1 Videocassette (U-Matic (22 minutes)) : silent, black and white ; 3/4 in.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

3/4 in., U-Matic, viewing copy

General

Original format: 16mm film.

General

English subtitles.

General

George Clyde Fisher, photographer.

Title
Camping among the Indians, 1927
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2018
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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