archival original 2 video cassettes (4 hours) sound color 1/2 inch
Motion pictures (visual works)
Sumba Island (Indonesia)
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection
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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.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD