Project Tag: Dance

Katherine Dunham

Photo by Studio Iris. Katherine Dunham in a 1960s publicity photograph. Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200003727/ African American, Dance, Ethnography, Theater Katherine Dunham (1909-2006) Katherine Dunham, one of the first dance anthropologists and Black modern dance choreographers, was an accomplished teacher, dance scholar, …

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Mary Abigail Kawena‘ulaokalaniaHi‘iakaikapolioPelekawahine
‘aihonua Wiggin Pūku‘i

Photo of Mary Kawena Pukui taken when she worked at the Bishop Museum. She is working on the Hawaiian-language newspaper titled “Ka Na’i Aupuni.” Courtesy of Nanea Armstrong-Wassel and Kawena Pukui’s daughter, Patience Namaka Bacon. Native Hawaiian, Folklore, Narrative, Linguistics, Dance, Music Mary Abigail Kawena‘ulaokalaniaHi‘iakaikapolioPelekawahine ‘aihonua Wiggin Pūku‘i (1895-1986) Mary Abigail Kawenaʻulaokalaniohiʻiakaikapoliopelekawahineʻaihonua Wiggin was born …

Mary Abigail Kawena‘ulaokalaniaHi‘iakaikapolioPelekawahine
‘aihonua Wiggin Pūku‘i
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