Full film record was created for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution and was filmed among the Canela Indians, a Ge speaking tribe in northeastern Brazil. Research film project concentrates on socialization of children. Footage also contains daily life activities including food preparation, cultivation, hunting, grooming, and playing soccer. An initiation of boys with accompanying celebrations and log racing, Wild Boar day, and a funeral were also filmed.
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
National Anthropoligcal Film Center films of the Canela, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.