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Johnson, Barbara  Search this
Project director:
Sorenson, E. Richard  Search this
Physical description:
reference one film reel (XXX feet) sound color 16mm
reference sound one film reel (XXX feet) sound color 16mm
archival original one film reel (XXX feet) sound color 16mm
Newar Jyapu  Search this
Projected media
Kathmandu Valley
Thecho village
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection
Supplementary materials: photographs, sound recordings, camera logs, kinship and household field data
Film footage shot by Barbara Johnson among the Jyapu subcaste of the Newars of Tawnany Tole, Thecho village in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal; July l, 7AM, groups of women planting rice in paddies and men using hoes to loosen the soil in adjacent fields west of courtyard Tawnany Tole; until 4 PM courtyard residents trading wheat for fruit with someone from outside of Thecho; scenes of courtyard activities such as women and girls grooming each other, children playing and infant care; peppers drying on mats are scattered throughout the courtyard; 4 to 5 PM outside a house sw of courtyard, villager interest in filmmaker and camera. July 16 10 AM and July 17 before 7AM, courtyard during and after rain, children playing, filmed from 3rd floor kitchen window of Nakali's house where filmmaker stayed.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Language and culture  Search this
Planting--rice--women  Search this
Tillage--agricultural--hoe  Search this
Work group--agricultural--division of labor by sex  Search this
Child care  Search this
Food preparation--food preservation  Search this
Hygiene--grooming--lice  Search this
Children--play of  Search this
Social interaction--courtyard  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.13.1-1
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Newari Film Project, 1978
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives