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Creator:
Asch, Timothy 1932-1994  Search this
Ethnographer:
Chagnon, Napoleon A. 1938-  Search this
Physical description:
reference 79 film reels (69,362) sound color 16mm
preservation 79 film reels (69,362) sound color 16mm
archival original 79 film reels (69,362) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Yanomamo Indians  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Venezuela
Orinoco River
South America
Date:
1971
Notes:
Supplementary materials: camera and sound logs, correspondence, production notes, sound recordings
title supplied by archives staff (unpublished work)--archival collection
Paper records and photographs are held in the National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Deposited by Timothy Asch and Napoleon Chagnon in 1984.
Summary:
Outtake film footage of the Yanomamo Indians of the Amazon Basin of southern Venezuela and nothern Brazil documents all aspects of Yanomamo life including inter-village politics and exchange, socialization, familial and kinship relations, subsistence activities, and the impact of acculturation.
Publications:
YANOMAMO: THE FIERCE PEOPLE, Napoleon Chagnon, 1977. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Shamans--headmen--Yanomamo  Search this
Subsistence activities--Yanomamo  Search this
Exchange--inter-village--Yanomamo  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1984.16.1
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218456