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The devil dancers [electronic resource].

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Other Title:
The devil dancers. Part I : Cuyagua
Publication:
London, UK : Royal Anthropological Institute, 2011, 1987.
Series:
Cuyagua ; part I
Ethnographic video online, volume 2
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (41 min.).
Subjects:
Religion -- Rites and ceremonies -- Music dances.
Dancers -- Caribbean Area.
Dance -- Caribbean Area.
Form/Genre:
Ethnographic films.
Language:
This edition in Spanish and English with English subtitles.
Summary:
The men of the Afro-Caribbean population of Cuyagua enact a ritual that occurs 60 days after Easter. The film is a portrait of the two men who direct the devil dancing. They tell the history of the village, the organization of the devil dancing, and stories associated with the devil. The film also discusses the intriguing ritual of the dancing itself.
Notes:
Title from title frames (Ethnographic video online, viewedApr. 23, 2013).
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2012. (Ethnographic video online). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Drion, Georges.
Henley, Paul.
Alexander Street Press.
Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland.
OCLC:
849668908
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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