1. The SpokenCoast Project Interview: Jacqueline Cleveland, Quinhagak, AK

    05:17

    from The SpokenCoast Project / Added

    71 Plays / / 0 Comments

    Jacqueline Cleveland from Quinhagak, AK, on the Yukon-Kuskoqwim delta, speaks about finding art as a grounding force for surviving years away from her village, racism, and culture shock. Her path lead to majoring in film, and producing a gorgeous documentary about her native Yu'pik cultural dance. To view Jackie's graduate thesis film, "Sundown to Sundown" about the dance world of Maryann Sundown from Scammon Bay, AK, please visit: https://vimeo.com/31221053

    + More details
    • Maryann Sundown 2011

      06:26

      from KYUK / Added

      549 Plays / / 0 Comments

      Maryann Sundown of Scammon Bay, Alaska. For years, Sundown has been considered the main event at the Cama-i Dance Festival, which takes place in Bethel, Alaska each spring. She was honored as a "Living Treasure" there in 2011. Among the many traditional and non-traditional dances she performed, she was known for the Mosquito Dance which she danced with her late sister, and the Bruce Lee Dance which was preformed with her grandson. Both dances drove the crowds wild with laughter and applause.

      + More details

      What are Tags?

      Tags

      Tags are keywords that describe videos. For example, a video of your Hawaiian vacation might be tagged with "Hawaii," "beach," "surfing," and "sunburn."