Hopi

TITLE
Corn is life videorecording /
PUBLISHER
[Arizona] : Tellens, Inc., c1982.
PHYS. DESC.
1 videocassette (ca. 18 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
SERIES
1) American Indian video series
NOTES
Depicts and explains the traditional activities associated with corn that are an important part of Hopi family and community life. Shows corn to be an essential food, a holy substance used in nearly all aspects of religious life, and a major cultural symbol.
SUBJECTS
1) Hopi Indians -- Religion. 2) Hopi Indians -- Food. 3) Corn. 4) Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Religion. 5) Indians of North America -- Food -- Arizona
VAR. TITLE
The Hopi
CONTRIBUTOR
Tellens, Inc.
HOLDINGS
RGC
E99.H7 C625 1982 C.1 VH


TITLE
A matter of choice videorecording /
PUBLISHER
Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, c1990.
PHYS. DESC.
1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
SERIES
1) Winds of change
NOTES
The first half discusses the threats to the future of the Hopi Nation (Arizona) from youth leaving the reservation, from intermarriage, and from outside influences. Members of the Nation show the importance of religious ceremonies in keeping the culture intact. The second half shows the mixture of tribal groups in Milwaukee, how they cooperate and sometimes intermarry, and the differences between Indian heritage and the urban and suburban culture of Wisconsin. "A matter of choice" is between the reservation and the outside culture, but many people live on and off the reservation at different times of their lives.
SUBJECTS
1) Hopi Indians -- Cultural assimilation. 2) Hopi Indians -- Ethnic identity. 3) Hopi Indians -- Rites and ceremonies. 4) Indians of North America -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee -- Ethnic identity. 5) Indians of North America -- Cultural assimilation -- Wisconsin -- Milwaukee
CONTRIBUTOR
Kauffman, Hattie. Cotter, Carol. Wisconsin Public Television. PBS Video.
HOLDINGS
NRG
E99.H7 M37 1990 C.1 VH


TITLE
Hopi prophecy videorecording /
PUBLISHER
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, c1994.
PHYS. DESC.
1 videocassette (24 min.) : sd., col., with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
NOTES
Explains the Hopi prophecy that humans must live in peace and harmony with the natural world, and that the destruction of the Hopi civilization will come with the intrusion of modern man. Presenters tell the recent history of the Hopi; the enforced education by white men; the establishment of the boarding school at Keans Canyon, Arizona; their relocation to a reservation in northern Arizona, and the ravaging of the land by strip mining.
SUBJECTS
1) Hopi philosophy. 2) Hopi mythology. 3) Hopi Indians -- Religion. 4) Hopi Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
CONTRIBUTOR
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
HOLDINGS
RVS
E99.H7 H62 1994 C.1 VH


TITLE
Max Ernst videorecording /
PUBLISHER
[Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision [distributor], c1991.
PHYS. DESC.
1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
SERIES
1) Portrait of an artist
NOTES
This film focuses on the period Ernst lived in the United States, between 1941 and 1952. Using photographs, film footage, and tape recordings, it details the influence of the Arizona desert and the Hopi Indians on his work.
SUBJECTS
1) Ernst, Max, 1891-1976. 2) Artists -- United States -- Biography.
CONTRIBUTOR
Ernst, Max, 1891-1976. RM Arts (Firm) Home Vision (Firm)
HOLDINGS
PIN
N6888.E7 M39 1991 C.1 VH

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