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Supplementary materials: still photographs, publications, field notes
Footage shot in 1971 among the Nambas of Amok village, northwest central Malekula. This is one of several regions on Malekula Known as "Big Nambas", a reference to the number of Nambas in these areas and to the male genital cover--"Big Nambas" meaning that more things are wrapped arounf the genitals than is found among other Nambas. Footage depicts daily life in the compound of Virambat, the chief of Amok; Footage includes shots of children at play in a government school yard; women with children working in a swidden garden that has recently been burned, weeding and clearing debris; throwing trash to pigs; shots of women periodically readjusting their large wigs.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD