Tibet Week, Navajo and Tibetan sacred wisdomAdditional title: Tibet WeekAdditional title: Navajo and Tibetan sacred wisdom
NamesKealiinohomoku, Joann W (Commentator)Gold, Peter (Speaker)Boothe, Paul (Director)Cross-Cultural Dance ResourcesBold Eagle, incNew York Public Library. Dance CollectionTibet Week in Flagstaff(1995 :Flagstaff, Ariz.)
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Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1995
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2358Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5039 (former)
TopicsNavajo philosophyPhilosophy, TibetanMythology, TibetanTantric BuddhismNavajo Indians -- Rites and ceremoniesNavajo paintingSandpaintingsMandala (Buddhism)
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageEducational/cultural films and programsVideoSpecial event coverage and commentary
NotesRecording made possible by the cooperation of the participants in Tibet Week in Flagstaff, Arizona, Cross-Cultural Dance Resources, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.For programs and printed materials, see *MGS (Tibetan) 96-11997 Tibet Week in Flagstaff.Performers: Introduction: Joann Kealiinohomoku.Performers: Presenter: Peter Gold.Venue: Videotaped at Coconino County Fairgrounds, Flagstaff, Arizona, on June 24, 1995, during Tibet Week, by Bold Eagle, Inc.; director, Paul Boothe.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (98 min.) :sd., col.
DescriptionSlide lecture by Peter Gold, an ethnomusicologist and anthropologist, on the parallels between the spiritual beliefs of the Navajos and the Tibetans. He discusses four principles held in common by the two cultures, similarities between some of their myths and deities (e.g., the Navajo Changing Woman and the Tibetan Tara), the similar use of Tibetan sand mandalas and Navajo sandpaintings in religious practice, and other points of affinity. The illustrations depict the people of both cultures, and their homelands, artwork, and religious ceremonies.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F386NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12561672Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1190c0d0-7b89-0135-4bfe-151480c4d180
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