Query: Rituals
The Agnicayana Ritual in India
Creators:
Gardner, Robert, 1925-2014
Staal, Frits
Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 22,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1976.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record of the twelve-day Nambudiri Agnicayana ritual performed in Panjal, India, the world's oldest surviving ritual, a Vedic sacrifice to Agni, the god of fire. Filmed in Kerala, southwest India, this 12-day ritual was performed in 1975 for perhaps the last time. Footage documents the material and spatial preparations …

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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 …

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MS 3501 Miscellaneous notes on Rituals, marked "Current Translations" / "Over the Grand Forest. A Chant"
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Buck, John, Chief
Dates:
1931
Size:
27 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3501
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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in NAA.MS3501 for Rituals
MS 612 Re-quickening address by visiting chiefs at home of the deceased ("Mind -soothing Ritual")
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Gibson, John Arthur, 1849-1912
Dates:
1907-1923
Size:
27 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS612
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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in NAA.MS612 for Rituals
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies films
Dates:
undated
Size:
Film reels (color sound negative; approximately 9,500 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Internegatives and optical sound negatives of the following edited films of Aboriginal ritual: Camels and the Ptjantjara; Emu Ritual at Ruguri; Gunabibi- An Aboriginal Fertility Cult; Larwari and Walkara; Mulga Seed Ceremony; Pintubi Revisit Yaru Yaru; Pintubi Revisit Yumari; Walbiri Ritual at Gunadjari; Walbiri Ritual at Ngama. Please note that …

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MS 3591 Eulogy
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
1930
Size:
23 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3591
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Ritual- 1930 revision. Indian text.

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MS 1850 Eagle gens; Red stone pipe ritual
Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
undated
Size:
162 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1850
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Todd Lewis films of Asan Tol
Creators:
Lewis, Todd, 1952-
Dates:
1987
Size:
9 Videocassettes (VHS) (15 hours 30 minutes, color sound)
17 Videocassettes (U-matic) (sound annotations)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record is a documentation project shot in a neighborhood (tol) of Kathmandu which derives its distinctive identity from its importance in the religious geography of the Kathmandu Valley. Shots document a "day in the life" of Asan Tol, a central marketplace bazaar intersected by six streets/lanes including …

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Ronald Engard videos of dances and rituals of the Kingdom of Bafut and Babanki, Cameroon
Creators:
Engard, Ronald K.
Dates:
1981-1983
Size:
8 Videocassettes (VHS) (50 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1988.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record documents performances of a variety of dance societies from the Kingdom of Bafut and the neighboring kingdom of Babanki (Kedjum Keku) in the northwest province of Cameroon. A prominent feature of Bafut political life, ownership of specific dances by sub-chiefs and important nobles is a constituting element …

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MS 4831 A Gurung Household in Rapti Valley [Nepal]
Creators:
Cool, John C., 1926-
Bista, Dor Bahadur
Dates:
April, 1966
Size:
7 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4831
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Description of ethnic groups (including the Tharus and the Gurung) in the region, land tenure, the household of Ash Bir Gurung, land reform and religious rituals.

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