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New Hebrides Film Project: Malekula 1970-1974

Creator:
Muller, Kalmun  Search this
National Human Studies Film Center, Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
master one video cassette (25 minutes) silent color 3/4 inch
archival original 1 film reel (903 feet) silent color 16mm
Culture:
Melanesians  Search this
Nambas  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Oceania
New Hebrides
Vanuatu
Malekula (Vanuatu)
Lendombwey (Melekula, New Hebrides)
Date:
1970-1974
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Ceremony  Search this
Mortuary rites  Search this
Dance--drumming  Search this
Adornment--ceremonial attire  Search this
Plants--used as ceremonial ornamentation  Search this
Effigies--used in mortuary practices  Search this
Musical instruments--Drums--slit gongs  Search this
Avoidance--restrictionof women from ceremonial ground  Search this
Ritual objects--bone "knife" of dead relative  Search this
Agricultural crops--as ritual offerings--yams  Search this
Dress--penis wrappers  Search this
Food preparation--lap-lap  Search this
Drumming--slit gongs  Search this
Costumes--as representations of spirits in ceremony  Search this
Animal sacrifice--as payment for ritual knowledge  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1975.1.1 - 3
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:1
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New Hebrides Film Project: Malekula 1970-1974 [Muller, Kalmun ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
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