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    Cheyenne Indian Sundance, c. 1937 [supplied] 87.12.1 c. 1937
     
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    Cheyenne Indian Sundance, c. 1937 [supplied] 87.12.1 c. 1937
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    250 ft (11 min) silent color video
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    Video clip
    Summary: 
    Footage of a northern Cheyenne Sundance probably filmed between the mid- to late 1930s in LameDeer, Montana. Documentation includes encampment and tarp-covered sundance lodge, both exterior and interior shots; male participants taking coals from the lodge fire; dancers with eagle bone whistles; shots of Indian and white spectators; scenes of fancy dance with male dancers in eagle feathered bustles and headdresses; and miscellaneous shots of Indians harvesting root crops and children at play.
    Funding Note: 
    Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee
    Subject-Topical: 
    Language and culture
    Subject - Geographical: 
    North America
    Repository Loc: 
    Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
    Local Number: 
    HSFA 87.12.1
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