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Dates:
1974
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (color sound, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film from the 1971 Yanomamo film project shot in the Amazon Basin of southern Venezuela and northern Brazil between the Negro and the Upper Orinoco rivers. Film depicts the way in which young Yanomamo boys learn skills for hunting and warfare. Young boys engage in an arrow fight in a clearing, practicing their aim with blunt arrows and dodgi...