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Ketoayê: an initiation festival among Krahô Indians

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Ketoayê: an initiation festival among Krahô Indians
Carelli, Vincent (Videographer)
Centro de Trabalho Indigenista (Presenter)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1991
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8088
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4222 (former)
Kraho Indians -- Rites and ceremonies
Indians of South America -- Rites and ceremonies -- Brazil
Indians of South America -- Music -- Brazil
Indian dance -- Brazil
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: presented by the Centro de Trabalho Indigenista ; recorded by Vincent Carelli ; edited by Tutu Nunes.
Venue: Recorded in Rio Vermelho Village, Tocantins State, Brazil, in 1991.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (106 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Ethnographical documentation of a male initiation festival, part of a cycle occurring over a period of years. The activities, which last several days, include dancing, singing, races, body painting and decoration, and the preparation and sharing of food. Women also participate in supporting roles.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12397141
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4521c650-8a74-0135-db3b-65e646477121
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1991: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ketoayê" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1991. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a6ef1908-bd13-427b-a7f4-12a0144f97bc

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ketoayê" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 10, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a6ef1908-bd13-427b-a7f4-12a0144f97bc

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1991). Ketoayê Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a6ef1908-bd13-427b-a7f4-12a0144f97bc

Wikipedia Citation

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