Bishop Museum Media

Tahitian Scenes and Dancing 1937

Footage shot in Tahiti by Dr. Douglas Campbell in 1937 of July 14th celebration events. Footage includes shots of people in canoes; men removing food from an imu; people preparing and serving food; people eating; dancing, including a whale dance; playing instruments; choirs singing; men dancing on trestles. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1974.0186.0005.

Languages: English


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