|类型/形式：||Documentary television programs
Ethnographic television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Luis Peon-Casanova; Lori Maass Vidlak; Marshall Jamison; Tom Larson; NETCHE, Inc.; Insight Media (Firm)
|注意：||These discs may not play on all machines or players.
Originally produced for television broadcast in 1990.
|制作人员：||Editor, Luis Peon Casanova ; videographers, John Beck, Terry Hatch, Jim Underwood, Branion Blank, Ralph Hammack, Gene Nick ; music, Tom Larson.|
|演员：||Narrator, Marshall Jamison.|
|描述：||2 videodiscs (ca. 58 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|内容：||[disc 1] Part 1 (30 min.) --
[disc 2] Part 2 (28 min.).
|责任：||NETCHE ; producer, director, Luis Peon Casanova ; script writer, Lori Maass.|
A documentary on Native American, African and Polynesian storytelling traditions. Part 1 provides viewers an understanding of the oral tradition in both pre-literate and literate society and the roles oral tradition plays in the development of cultures and societies. Part 2 presents five Native-American authors and their works, providing insight into the creative process of these important voices in modern literature.