Guide to the Andris Slapins films, 1982-1986
Portions of this collection are digitized

Collection ID:
Slapins, Andris, 1949-1991
Films are in Russian and include examples of the Sirenikski language.
Physical Description:
Film reels
1 hour 58 minutes
black-and-white color sound; 4578 feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two edited films by Andres Slapins of the Riga Film Studio, USSR, CHUKOTKA: COAST OF MEMORIES (1986), documenting Chukchi and the Siberian Eskimo peoples of the Chukotka Peninsula, and TIME OF DREAMS: SIBERIAN SHAMANISM (1982) documenting the work of several traditional shamans.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Andris Slapins in 1989.

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
Andris Slapins films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arctic regions Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Siberia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chukchi Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sirinek language Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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