Singing pictures

For generations, Patua (Chitrakar) communities of West Bengal, India have been painters and singers of stories depicted in scrolls. The Patuas tell the stories of Muslim saints (pirs and fakirs) as well as Hindu Gods and Goddesses, and offer devotion to saints at Muslim shrines.

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Other Authors: Sarkar, Aditi Nath.
Östör, Ákos.

Fruzzetti, Lina.
Format: Movie Electronic
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Published:Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 2005.
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Online Access:Alexander Street Press, Ethnographic Video Online Click here to view. Available only to current SVCC students, faculty, and staff.
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Online Access:Alexander Street Press, Ethnographic Video Online Click here to view. Available only to current SVCC students, faculty, and staff.