Films of Black Hills rodeo and Dog Feast, 1938 and 1942
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.10
Dates:
1938
1942
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
.
Physical Description:
Film reels
16 minutes
color silent; 366 feet
16mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Footage taken at a July 4th rodeo in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. Parade shots at the rodeo include Ben Black Elk in buckskins and war bonnet and truncated versions of the war and kettle dance as well as a fancy dancer. Footage also includes a Sioux Indian Dog feast held by Chief Roan Bear at the Cheyenne River Agency, South Dakota, showing preparation of a shunka (dog) accompanied by cooking of buffalo meat, tipsina (Indian turnip), radishes, and other vegetables.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.

Administration
Sponsor
Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee
Custodial History
Previously titled "Black Hills Rodeo, South Dakota, 1938 and Dog Feast, 1942."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from the Red Cloud Indian School Heritage Center in 1988.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
HSFA 1988.10.1

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.
Conditions Governing Use
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Preferred Citation
Films of Black Hills rodeo and Dog Feast, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
North America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rodeo performers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rodeos Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rites and ceremonies Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
silent films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roan Bear, Chief Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black Elk, Ben Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa