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Shuar of Ecuador film
Creators:
Biava, Vincent
Dates:
circa 1936
Size:
1 Film reel (25 minutes, black-and-white silent; 590 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1978.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage taken among the Shuar (Jivaro) Indians near the confluence of the Zamora and Nangarisa rivers north of Loja, province of Zamora Chinchipe, southern Ecuador. Footage includes: prospecting party on horseback in the foothills north of Loja; aerial shots over the mountains; contact scenes between prospectors and Shuar; posed shots …

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Sandra Nichols collection
Creators:
Nichols, Sandra
Dates:
1976-1990
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection comprises the edited films and outtakes of several films: Maragoli (1976); The Fragile Mountain (1982); The Fountains of Paradise (1984); The Water of Ayole (1988); An African Recovery (1990). May also contain uncut footage from an uncompleted project in Cameroon. Suppplementaty materials: audio recordings, field notes, production logs, transcripts of interviews, photographs. Please note …

The Vanishing Indian
Creators:
Sioux Super Films
Dates:
circa 1920
Size:
1 Film reel (15 minutes, black-and-white silent, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1977.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Incomplete edited film or films from the 1920s educational film series "The Vanishing Indian" produced by Sioux Super Films. Contents include scenes from an Oglala council meeting, a Navajo wedding and shots of hogans, Apache dwellings known as wick-i-ups, pottery making at San Ildefonso Pueblo, dance performance at Taos Pueblo, and …

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Michael J. Leahy films
Creators:
Leahy, Michael J., 1901-1979
Dates:
circa 1930-1952
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white color silent positive; 4600 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1977.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot in the Papua New Guinea highlands around Mt. Hagen, Goroka Valley, Kundiawa, and Wahgi Valley. Documentation includes: mining for gold using ground sluicing and sluice boxes at the Kuta site near Mt. Hagen; aerial shots over the Wahgi, Hagen, and Goroka valleys; the Leahy expedition to Wahgi Valley …

Clifford Reis Jones films
Creators:
Jones, Clifford Reis
Dates:
1974-1975
Size:
4 Film reels (102 minutes, color sound; 3510 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1977.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Four edited films made in 1974 and 1975 by Clifford Reis Jones in India. Originally filmed in 35mm. 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 …

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Healing Ritual of the Twelve Apostles Church of Ghana
Creators:
Breidenbach, Martha
Dates:
1975
Size:
Film reels (color silent, 2,000 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1977.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record of a weekly ritual performed every Friday in several hundred churches throughout Ghana. This church--known as the Church of the Twelves Apostles in Ghana and the Harrist Church in Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire)--is a modern African religious movement begun in 1913 by Liberian prophet William Wade …

Melville Herskovits films
Creators:
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
Dates:
1928-1934
Size:
5 Film reels (black-and-white silent)
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1977.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited footage shot in West Africa (1931), Haiti (1934) and Georgia (U.S. ca. 1930) for/by Melville Herskovits. 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 …

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Joli Morgan films of Kasigluk
Creators:
Morgan, Joli
Dates:
circa 1968
Size:
2 Film reels (55 minutes, color sound, 800 feet, Super 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1976.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

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 …

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Paul Wirz films
Creators:
Wirz, Paul, 1892-1955
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
Film reels (3 hours 24 minutes, black-and-white silent; 4950 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1976.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Outtakes shot during travels in the Humbolt Bay and Lake Sentani areas of Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya), Nias and Mentawei, Sumatra (Padang Highlands), Borneo, Bali, and India. People documented include the Papuan inhabitants of Lake Sentani and Humbolt Bay, Balinese, the Batak (Sumatra), and the Dayak, Banto, and Barito …

Aloha Baker film collection
Creators:
Wanderwell, Aloha, 1906-1996
Dates:
1921-1931
Size:
2 Film reels (39 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1700 feet , 35mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1976.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The collection consists of edited footage taken by Aloha Baker. The collection also contains related manuscript and photograph materials.

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