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Dates:
1973-1974
Level:
series
Size:
13 Film reels (color sound; 11,770 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1975.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film shot on Tanna Island at various ceremonial grounds and house sites in the Yoohnanan village vicinity. Film includes extensive footage of the rehearsals of Tannese dances traditionally performed as part of ceremonial life at the Yoohnanan ceremonial grounds; the male nao and toka dances and the female napenapen (basket-basket) dance (perfo...