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Eskimo dance footage and interviews

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Title
Eskimo dance footage and interviews
Names
Morell, Patrick (Videographer)
University of Alaska Anchorage (Associated name)
University of Alaska Fairbanks (Associated name)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1995 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
1. Eskimo dances on St. Lawrence Island and King Island (si., col. and b&w, ca. 7 min.) / footage from the collection of the University of Alaska, Anchorage and Fairbanks, copied from a television screen -- Interview with Victor Goldsberry (ca. 24 min.) / Goldsberry, an ivory trader and translator, relates various accounts of shamans from Eskimos who had firsthand dealings with them, and recounts stories of famous shamans of the past, particularly in their functions as seers and healers -- 2. Continuation of interview with Victor Goldsberry (ca. 2 min.) -- Interview with an Eskimo elder (ca. 17 min.) / statements by an unidentified man from St. Lawrence Island, speaking primarily in Yupik with a few remarks in English, interspersed with footage of Eskimo dancers and drummers (b&w and col.), including the color sequence seen at the beginning of cassette 1. Topics discussed in English include sources of lighting before the introduction of electricity, hunting, and kayaking.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8889
Topics
Eskimos -- Alaska
Eskimo dance -- Alaska
Eskimos -- Music
Yupik Eskimos
Shamanism
Dance -- Alaska
Genres
Television programs
Interviews
Filmed dance
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Notes
Content: Title from information provided by Patrick Morell.
Venue: Videotaped in Alaska in 1995 (?) by Patrick Morell.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (50 min.) : silent and sound, color with black and white sequence ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F669
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12392892
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01c51590-8d7e-0138-e4db-5f1a3e282775
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1995: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Eskimo dance footage and interviews" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/46525cd4-bc4c-4abb-bb06-24b75ae759b6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Eskimo dance footage and interviews" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 29, 2020. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/46525cd4-bc4c-4abb-bb06-24b75ae759b6

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1995). Eskimo dance footage and interviews Retrieved from http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/46525cd4-bc4c-4abb-bb06-24b75ae759b6

Wikipedia Citation

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Eskimo dance footage and interviews