Human Studies Film Archives

Joli Morgan films of Kasigluk,1968

Collection ID:
Morgan, Joli
circa 1968
Supplementary materials are in English.
Physical Description:
2 Film reels
55 minutes
color sound, 800 feet
Super 8mm

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Footage shot in the Yupik village of Kasigluk, Alaska and adjacent locations along the Johnson River in spring of 1968 or 69. Footage includes various scenes of everyday village life such as ice fishing during the spring, catching and preparation of salmon, and inside village houses.
Film equipment and film purchased under a SI Urgent Anthropology Grant to Morgan who was a VISTA volunteer. Sound is an annotation recorded in 1984.
Collection contains supplementary material, namely, annotations (recorded narratives).
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Custodial History
Previously titled "Bering Sea Eskimos 1968."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Joli Morgan in 1976.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
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Preferred Citation
Joli Morgan films of Kasigluk, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
HSFA 1976.7.1

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Traditional fishing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Kasigluk Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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