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Thanksgiving celebration, Point Hope, Alaska

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Title
Thanksgiving celebration, Point Hope, Alaska
Names
Morell, Patrick (Videographer)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8887
Topics
Eskimos -- Alaska
Eskimo dance -- Alaska
Eskimos
Dance -- Alaska
Drummers (Musicians)
Child dancers
Alaska
Genres
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Music
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: Title from information provided by Patrick Morell.
Venue: Videotaped in Point Hope, Alaska, in 1994, by Patrick Morell.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Documentation of dances performed at an all-night, intergenerational thanksgiving celebration, set in a gymnasium. Point Hope, located on the north slope of Alaska, is home to the Tikarak people, an old Arctic culture that bases its lifestyle on whaling. The dances on this tape, accompanied by singing and drumming, are performed by both sexes and all ages, as solos or in groups of various sizes. Scenes of the Alaskan landscape conclude the tape.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
undetermined
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY96-F110
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12394612
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14ba70e0-88c7-0138-a1af-49682df8fe44
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

  • 1994: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Thanksgiving celebration, Point Hope, Alaska" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/da407c02-162b-48a9-b13f-20c9f245472f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Thanksgiving celebration, Point Hope, Alaska" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 12, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/da407c02-162b-48a9-b13f-20c9f245472f

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1994). Thanksgiving celebration, Point Hope, Alaska Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/da407c02-162b-48a9-b13f-20c9f245472f

Wikipedia Citation

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Thanksgiving celebration, Point Hope, Alaska