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New Hebrides Film Project: Malekula 1970-1974

Catalog Data

Creator:
Muller, Kalmun  Search this
National Human Studies Film Center, Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 1 film reel (635 feet) silent color 16mm
Culture:
Melanesians  Search this
Nambas  Search this
Mbotgate  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Oceania
New Hebrides
Vanuatu
Malekula (Vanuatu)
Lendombwey (Melekula, New Hebrides)
Date:
1970-1974
Notes:
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)--archival collection
Supplementary materials: still photographs, publications, field notes
Summary:
Footage shot in the Lendombwey region of south central Malekula in 1974 among the Nambas includes shots of various daily activities: women and children around family huts; women preparing to depart their yards for gardens; daily chores of women including childcare; characteristic physical contact among family members during casual interaction, play, and food sharing.
Publications:
Muller, Kal 1972 "Field Notes on the Small Nambas of the New Hebrides". Journal de la Societe des Oceanistes vol. 28, pp. 239-251
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Houses--family huts  Search this
Division of labor by sex  Search this
Dress--women--grass skirts  Search this
Play--adolescent males  Search this
Adolescents--activities of  Search this
Tools--axes--machete  Search this
Childcare--mothers--siblings  Search this
Fences--animal husbandry--pigs  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1975.1.1 - 8
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:1
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New Hebrides Film Project: Malekula 1970-1974 [Muller, Kalmun ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218392