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Identifier:

  • 11397 (Source: New Mexico State Archives Online Catalog)

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Filmmaker(s):

Sallie Wagner

Country of Production:

United States

Languages:

English

Length:

1 reel (358 ft)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives list of titled amateur films
National Film Preservation Foundation Grant, 2005

Description:

"Part one of Navajo Weaving. Un-staged documentary footage shot and edited by Sallie Wagner. Sallie's description of the film: 'Crip Chee's Hogan, Milton Davis holding lamb, Eleanor Johnson from Hawaii, Bill Lippincott, Grandstaff (center), Hosteen Glish - purchase of rams for up-breeding, shearing at Wide Ruins, Jim House on horseback, Joe Toddy taking wool out for sorting and sacking for shipment, dipping in chute, Walter Ashley putting sheep in dip, Little Shorty to left, washing the wool before spinning, Patsy Martin sorting, Sybil Shorty carding wool, Dorothy Lippincott Stockton trying to learn, Louise Dale spinning wool, washing of yarn, gathering plants for dyes, Little Woman (Captive of Kit Carson - survived the Long March) grey-haired woman - stripping bark from Juniper root for red dye'." New Mexico States Archives.

Resources:

Shot and edited between 1938-1950. With Navajo Weaving II (Sallie Wagner, 1938-1950).

This film is a part of the Sallie Wagner Film Collection held by the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives.

Locations:

  • Wide Ruins, Arizona (Filming)

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Repository:

Sallie Wagner Film Collection, New Mexico State Records Center and Archives

Screenings:

  • Screened at the Santa Fe Film Festival in 2005, Santa Fe, NM

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