Indian Dances Home Movie
Establishing shot: Six men standing together, in dance attire, talking amongst each other.
Named locations: Tesuque Pueblo (in opening credit); Taos Pueblo (in opening credit); Gallup, New Mexico (in advertisement);
Major themes covered: Native American dances
Native activities shown: Tesuque Pueblo: Men talking amongst each other; Men dancing in ceremonial attire; Man drumming while others dance; Anglo man photographing the Native American men at different angles. Taos Pueblo: Pat Goodnight dancing a war dance; Man drumming while Goodnight dances; Taos man dances with a hoop; Joe Whitehoop doing the hoop dance
Individuals Named: Pat Goodnight, a Taos dancer; Joe Whitehoop, a hoop dancer.
Native language spoken: No language, silent film
Audible? Silent film
Noteworthy elements: [3:06] Very intricate costuming of the Tesuque Pueblo shown in a long shot. [4:10] Very intricate costuming of the Taos Pueblo shown in a long shot.
Other notes: Silent, nontheatrical hobbyist film. See also "Southwest Indian Dances" of the Gallup Ceremonials.