Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the KUTV videos of Tarahumara Easter celebration,1986

Collection ID:
KUTV (Television station : Salt Lake City, Utah)
Physical Description:
21 Videocassettes (U-matic)
7 hours
color sound

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Full video record by a news team from KUTV, Salt Lake City, Utah, of a Tarahumara Easter celebration in the villages of San Ignacio and Basihuare, Chihuahua, Mexico. Edited television broadcast, THE LAST STAND OF THE TARAHUMARAS, was produced from this material.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.

Custodial History
Previously titled "KUTV Tarahumara Video Project 1986."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from KUTV in 1987.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
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.
Preferred Citation
KUTV videos of Tarahumara Easter celebration, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Number
Local Number
HSFA 1987.15.1

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
North America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mexico Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
RarĂ¡muri (Tarahumara) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746