Anthropology: Films and Videos in the University of Arizona Library
Ocamo Is My Town: A Film about the Yanomamo Indians near the Headwaters of the Orinoco River in Southern Venezuela, 1971 (1974)
Produced by Napoleon A. Chagnon and Timothy Asch; produced at Documentary Educational Resources.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (22 min.)
SUMMARY Describes the work of one Roman Catholic priest who has attempted for 14 years to soften the impact of outside civilization on a Yanomama Indian village on the Ocamo River in Venezuela.
SUBJECTS Yanomamo Indians.
SUBJECTS Yanomamo Indians -- Social life and customs.
SUBJECTS Yanomamo Indians -- Missions.
SUBJECTS Indians of South America -- Social life and customs.
SUBJECTS Indians of South America -- Missions.
Media Video F2520.1.Y3 O22 1974
On the Trail of the Jaguar (1990)
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (43 min.)
SERIES Lost civilizations.
SUMMARY Exploration of the archaeological finds from the Mayan civilization at the Tikal region of northern Guatemala.
SUBJECTS Tikal Site (Guatemala)
SUBJECTS Mayas -- Antiquities.
Media Video F1435.1.T5 O5 1990
O'odham and English: Learning in Two Languages (1988)
Beverly Seckinger; produced in cooperation with the Santa Rosa Ranch School, the Tohono O'odham Education Department, University of Arizona Anthropology Department, Arizona Historical Society, and the Tohono O'odham Nation.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (39 min.)
SUMMARY Presents the Title VII Bilingual Education Program at Santa Rosa Ranch School, on the Tohono O'odham Reservation in southern Arizona. The experimental program authorizes the school to teach students in both English and their native language.
SUBJECTS Education, Bilingual -- Arizona.
SUBJECTS Native language and education -- Arizona.
SUBJECTS Indians of North America -- Education.
Media Video LC3732.A6 S43 1988
Other Andean Civilizations (1990)
Terra-X; produced by Gottfried Kirchner.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (VHS) (43 min.)
SERIES Lost civilizations.
SUMMARY This program begins in Piruro, the Yaro City of the Dead, to search for the legendary Gran Pajatén. High-rise tombs, mummified remains, and buildings engineered to withstand earthquakes and enemy armies are among reminders of civilizations long gone. The climax occurs at the largest Indian festival in the Andes.
SUBJECTS Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Antiquities.
Media Video F3429 .O854 1990
Other People's Garbage (1980)
Public Broadcasting Associates, Inc.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (60 min.)
SUMMARY Reviews the findings of archaeologists working at three sites in the United States and explains what their findings reveal about day-to-day life in America's recent past.
SUBJECTS United States -- Antiquities.
SUBJECTS Excavations (Archaeology) -- United States.
SUBJECTS United States -- Social life and customs.
Media Video E159.5 .O85 1980
Les Ouldémés Du Nord-cameroun: Introduction Géographique, Historique Et Ethnologique (1987)
Véronique de Colombel.
DESCRIPTION 74 p.,  p. of plates: ill., map; 24 cm. + 1 sound cassette.
NOTE French and Uldeme.
SUBJECTS Ethnology -- Cameroon.
SUBJECTS Cameroon -- History.
SUBJECTS Cameroon -- Social conditions.
SUBJECTS Folk music -- Cameroon.
SUBJECTS Uldeme language -- Classification.
Media Audio Oversize G655.C3 C64 1987
Our Mexican American Musical Heritage (198-?)
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (55 min.) + study questions (1 fold. sheet)
SUBJECTS Indians of Mexico -- Music.
SUBJECTS Music -- Mexico -- History and criticism.
SUBJECTS Musical instruments -- Mexico -- History.
Music Closed Stacks Video- cass. 43
Out of the past (1993)
The Pennsylvania State University, WQED Pittsburgh.
DESCRIPTION 4 videocassettes (120 min. ea.)
CONTENTS Tape 1. New worlds; The hearth -- Tape 2. Artisans and traders; Signs and symbols -- Tape 3. Power, prestige and wealth; Realms -- Tape 4. The spirit world; Collapse.
SUMMARY Stacy Keach, with the help of field archaeologists, introduces us to the work and thought of archaeology.
NOTE Closed captioned for the hearing impaired..
SUBJECTS Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Media Video CC165 .O97 1993
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