A Corn husk doll by Deanna Skye

Canada, 1976

Film
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Deanna Skye, a Cayuga Indian, is one of the few that still carries on the beautiful craft of making corn husk dolls using materials gathered from nature. Pause for a while with an Indian mother as she makes a corn husk doll for her child.

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Credits

production company

B T Film-Sound

National Indian Arts and Crafts

director

Geoff Voyce

Duration

00:10:53:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016281

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indians of North America - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indians of North America - Canada - Social life and customs

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts and crafts movement

Crafts & Visual Arts → Handicraft

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Dolls

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Dolls

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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