Spear and sword a ceremonial payment of bridewealth, the Island of Roti, Eastern Indonesia

Politics, ritual, and personality intermingle in negotiations between representatives of two families during a payment of bridewealth

Main Author: Asch, Patsy
Corporate Authors: Australian National University Dept. of Anthropology, Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Other Authors: Asch, Timothy, Fox, James J.
Format: eBook
Language:Indonesian
Published: Watertown, Mass. Documentary Educational Resources 1990, 1990
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Politics, ritual, and personality intermingle in negotiations between representatives of two families during a payment of bridewealth
Item Description:Produced by Dept. of Anthropology, Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University with assistance from Documentary Educational Resources and the National Science Foundation. Final production at University of Southern California, Center for Visual Anthropology. - Filmed in 1977 and originally released in 1989
Physical Description:1 streaming video (25 min.)