Karl Heider on 'Dani houses'

Dani Houses (16 min) observes both round and square house construction techniques of the Grand Valley Dani. It shows how the ground is cleared, walls are made from boards, poles lashed together, and roofs being thatched

Main Author: Heider, Karl G.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, Mass. Documentary Educational Resources 1974, 1974
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Dani Houses (16 min) observes both round and square house construction techniques of the Grand Valley Dani. It shows how the ground is cleared, walls are made from boards, poles lashed together, and roofs being thatched
Item Description:Previously released on DVD.. - Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2010). - Recorded in Grand Valley (Baliem Valley), West Irian (West New Guinea) in 1963
Physical Description:1 online resource (30 min.)