Film, Video Art of the Hunt

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Title
Art of the Hunt
Summary
Wyoming-based folklorist Andrea Graham discussed her fieldwork among fishers and hunters in the contemporary American West and explores how these traditions maintain, reinforce, and celebrate deeply-rooted elements of place, family and community life. The folklore and traditions surrounding hunting and fishing are among the most ancient expressions of traditional culture in contemporary America. Although hunting and fishing are not usually seen as artistic pursuits, a closer examination of the handmade tools and gear used, the skills of guides and outfitters, the decorative crafts involved and the hunting and fishing stories told among hunters reveal an enormous depth of creativity, beauty and tradition. These traditions remain strong, especially in the American West.
Event Date
June 07, 2018
Related Resources
American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
Running Time
1 hours 3 minutes 39 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
image
Original Format
film, video

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