ERIC Number: ED157665
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
The Native American Videotape Archives - Catalog.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Developed under the auspices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Bicentennial Celebration and its videotape documentation project, this catalog describes documentary videotapes of tribal activities produced by American Indians with the consent of individual tribes. The catalog is divided into the following sections: User's Policy (regulations governing access to and use of the videotape archive located at the Institute of American Indian Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico); Master Tape List (contains master tape numbers, the tribal name, and program title); Master Tape Abstracts (master tape number, tribe, program title, length, and brief summary of each master tape program); Project Title List (project number, project title, tribe, and number of source tapes shot); Cross Reference Index to Source Material (headings include Arts and Crafts, Economic, Family and Family Background, Government and Law, History and Culture, Social, and Subsistence; subheadings are also provided for each major heading; for example, Ceremonies is a subheading within the major heading of Social); Names Index (names all persons who could be identified in the source tapes); and Log Sheets (each log sheet on each of the source tapes includes project title, project and source number, date of taping, viewer cues, counter number references, cross reference subject headings, a brief description of the content appearing between the indicated counter numbers, and comments pertaining to the technical quality of that portion of the tape). (JC)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.