Episode of Down Yonder with the McIntosh County Shouters

Title: Episode of Down Yonder with the McIntosh County Shouters
Source: Georgia Folklore Collection, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia
Duration: 1 film : circa 29 minutes
Rights: This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License (CC BY-NC-ND).
Cite as: Georgia Folklore Collection, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia

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Episode of Down Yonder in which Art Rosenbaum visits the McIntosh County Shouters in McIntosh County, Georgia, and discusses the tradition of shouting, a religious dance that started with African slaves. The McIntosh County Shouters demonstrate shouting with voice-over from Rosenbaum explaining the history behind the ring-shout dance. Shouters Lawrence McKiver, Oneitha Ellison, and Odessa Young further discuss the history and technique of the song and dance. Deacon Jim Cook also discusses growing up with shouting.Georgia Folklore Collection, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia
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Video
Format:
1 film : circa 29 minutes
Created Date:
1980/1989
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This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License (CC BY-NC-ND).For reproduction and usage of footage, contact: Ruta Abolins, Director, Media Archives Peabody Awards Collection, abolins[at]uga.edu.
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http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/ugabma/gfc/do-mp4:gfc-2149

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https://www.loc.gov/folklife/events/HomegrownArchives/2010htmlflyers/ShoutersFlyer.html

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