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Dates:
1975
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (15 minutes, color sound; 540 feet, 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 southern Brazil between the Negro and the Upper Orinoco rivers. A tapir killed by the most prominent headman in Mishimishima-bowei-teri is presented to a group of male affines who constitute an important political bloc in that Yanomamo village. The fi...