Guide to the Ikoma Dance, circa 1938

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.15
Dates:
circa 1938
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
1 Film reel
4 minutes
black-and-white silent; 100 feet
16mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Footage of unknown origin of Ikoma women, Tanganyika (Tanzania), dancing in an open area.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from the National Museum of African Art in 1991.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
HSFA 1991.15.1

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
Ikoma Dance, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Africa, East Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tanzania Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ikoma Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
silent films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu
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