The Feast

Examines the first stages of alliance formation between two mutually hostile Yanomanö Indian villages in southern Venezuela and northern Brazil. Describes in detail the preparations for a feast involving the inhabitants of the villages and presents scenes of chanting, dancing, and trading at the fea...

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Main Author: Asch, Timothy
Corporate Author: Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Other Authors: Chagnon, Napoleon A.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 1970, c1970
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Examines the first stages of alliance formation between two mutually hostile Yanomanö Indian villages in southern Venezuela and northern Brazil. Describes in detail the preparations for a feast involving the inhabitants of the villages and presents scenes of chanting, dancing, and trading at the feast
Item Description:"From the Yanomamo series"--Container. - "The collaboration of the Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Investigation (I.V.I.C.) and the financial support of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission is gratefully acknowledged.". - "This film was prepared as one aspect of a comprehensive study of the population genetics of the Yanomano Indians in Southern Venezuela and Northern Brazil, under the direction of Professor James V. Neel of the University of Michigan Medical School.". - In Xirinian with English subtitles ; narration in English. - Filmed in 1968
Physical Description:1 streaming video (30 min.)