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Kashia men's dances: Southwestern Pomo Indians

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Kashia men's dances: Southwestern Pomo Indians
Parrish, Essie (Narrator)
University of California (System). Extension Media Center (Associated name)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1963
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6921
Pomo dance
Pomo Indians -- Rites and ceremonies
Filmed dance
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Creation/production credits: Part of American Indian Films: Series in Ethnology. Presented by the Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley. Produced by University Extension, University of California, Berkeley. Director: C.B. Smith. Writers: D.W. Peri and S.A. Barrett. Narrators: A.J. Ostroff and Essie Parrish.
Venue: Filmed near Stewart's Point, California, with the cooperation of the Southwestern Pomo community, Kashia Reservation, and with the assistance of D.W. Peri, on June 17, 1961.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (40 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Documentary on the men's dances associated with the Bole-maru religious cult of the Pomo Indians of central California. A brief history of the cult is followed by preparations for and performances of the dances. Essie Parrish, a cult leader, explains the dances, which include Toto, Lehuye, Big head, and Ball dance. For information on women's dances of the Bole-maru cult, see: *MGZIC 9-1653 Dream dances of the Kashia Pomo.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896041298-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167952
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): da93b2b0-81bf-0138-03d9-3db4a62f7767
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  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Kashia men's dances" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1963. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/29440cb0-316e-4ffe-bc66-0f8be67e1a8b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Kashia men's dances" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 9, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/29440cb0-316e-4ffe-bc66-0f8be67e1a8b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1963). Kashia men's dances Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/29440cb0-316e-4ffe-bc66-0f8be67e1a8b

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Kashia men's dances