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Creator:
Scheerer, Laura filmmaker  Search this
Ethnographer:
Hoskins, Janet  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 2 video cassettes (4 hours) sound color 1/2 inch
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Asia
Indonesia
Sumba Island (Indonesia)
Date:
1986
Notes:
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection
Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee
Summary:
Full video record documenting a major buffalo sacrifice in the village of Mangganipi. This feast forms part of a complex system of ritual exchange among the Kodi people on the island of west Sumba, Indonesia. Video includes an extended interview with the principal singer from the feast.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Feast--ceremonial feast  Search this
Animal sacrifice--as part of ritual  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1988.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218522