Juniroa Productions

1989 Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife in Washington D.C. tape 5

The 1989 Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife. Festival held between June 23-27 and June 30-July 4. Footage includes: Robert J. Ruiz demonstrating how to make a leather riding saddle and discussing saddle making, and the intricacies of the "Hawaiian Saddle;" Hawaiian quilting demonstrations from Deborah Kakalia and interview with Meali'i N. Kalama who explains the Hawaiian quilting tradition and the political nature of traditional designs;; Ulu Garmon and Clyde Kindy Sproat on the narrative stage, K. Awa Grocery, sharing stories including growing up and navigating territorial rights in Hawaiʻi, island stories and Hawaiian moʻolelo. Keone Nunes talks to people attending the festival.

Languages: English

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