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Tradition bearers

Author: Michael Loukinen; Northern Michigan University.; UP North Films.
Publisher: Marquette, Mich. : UP North Films, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Beta : Videocassette : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an intimate view of Finnish American folk art and cultural history by examining the lives and repertoires of four traditional artists: wood carver John Toivonen, storyteller Jingo Viitala Vachon, accordionist Art Moilanen, and weaver Katri Saari. The film blends the oral accounts of these bearers of ethnic tradition with historical photos to establish the mainstream pattern of Finnish American social  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Loukinen; Northern Michigan University.; UP North Films.
OCLC Number: 85785468
Notes: Issued also as a film and videocassette.
Credits: Cinematographer, Kathleen Loughlin ; photo animator, Mirek Janek ; editor, Mirek Jarek ; narrator, Rose Diestler ; music, The Third Generation, Melvin Kangas, Dan Maki ; consultants, Yvonne Lockwood, Norman Neiml, John Berquist, Velma Doby, Fred W. Waisanen.
Description: 1 videodisc (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Northern Michigan University production ; Michael Loukinen, producer/director.

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Provides an intimate view of Finnish American folk art and cultural history by examining the lives and repertoires of four traditional artists: wood carver John Toivonen, storyteller Jingo Viitala Vachon, accordionist Art Moilanen, and weaver Katri Saari. The film blends the oral accounts of these bearers of ethnic tradition with historical photos to establish the mainstream pattern of Finnish American social history in the northern parts of Minnesota and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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