Huichol Film Project 1975

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Summary
Full film record of the Huichol of San Andres Coamiata, Jalisco, Mexico. Featured are scenes of religious rituals, preparing to gather peyote, Huichol costumes, making of yarn drawings, musical instruments, sacrifice of animals, and manufacture and use of yellow face paint. Footage was shot in association with the [Huichol Film Project, Summer 1974].
Repository Loc.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic
Musical instruments--violin--horn--guitar
Costume--Huichol--mestizo
Peyote--blooms
Animals--horses--mules--sheep
Makeup--yellow face paint
Art
Jalisco
Human Studies Film Archives
Creator
Muller, Kalmun ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )
Physical description
archival original 7 film reels (6,962 feet) silent color 16mm
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Huichol Film Project 1975 [Muller, Kalmun ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )]
1975
Place
Mexico
Coamiata
San Andres
Central America
Type
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Yarn drawings
Local number
HSFA 1989.3.2
Culture
Huichol Indians