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Taram, a Minangkabau Village 1974

Catalog Data

Creator:
Film Australia  Search this
Producer:
Morris, John  Search this
Director:
Hannant, Brian  Search this
Physical description:
790 ft sound color film
Culture:
Minangkabau (Indonesian people)  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Sumatra
Asia
Date:
1974
Summary:
Edited film, by Film Australia, is set in the village of Taram in southern Sumatra. Film depicts daily life in a matrilineal society where clan inheritance is passed from mother to daughter. Featured is Datuk Panjan, a man of high rank, and a cermony in which hereditary clan leaders are raised to the position of <datuk>.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Agricultural practices--rice  Search this
Religion--Islam  Search this
Political authority--datuks  Search this
Kinship--matrilineal--Minangkabau  Search this
Garb--Minangkabau  Search this
Ceremony--clan leaders--Minangkabau  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1991.8.11
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218818