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Without Fathers or Husbands
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directed by Cai Hua (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1995), 26 mins
The Na are an ethnic group in south-east China. Their particularity is that all the members of each household are consanguineous relatives; their social organisation is absolutely matrilineal and as incest is prohibited, like elsewhere, their sexual life mainly takes the form of nocturnal visits of men to women.
directed by Cai Hua (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1995), 26 mins
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The Akha Way
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written by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999 and Mary Flannery; directed by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999; produced by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999, Yellowcat Productions (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1999), 25 mins
For over a thousand years, the Akha people have inhabited the hills of Asia — mainly Southern China, Burma and Northern Thailand. The Akha Way or Akhazaunh, is the code by which they live. This documentary describes their origins and their culture.
written by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999 and Mary Flannery; directed by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999; produced by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999, Yellowcat Productions (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1999), 25 mins
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JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance, Volume 4, East Asia IV: China 2
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directed by Ichihashi Yuji, fl. 1990 and Nakagawa Kunihiko, fl. 1990; produced by Ichikawa Katsumori, fl. 1988, JVC, in JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance, Volume 4 (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 1989), 55 mins

This video is part of the 30-volume JVC Video Anthology of Music and Dance of the World.

China 2

Yunnan Province

Yi people

  • 4-1 Dage - group dance
  • 4-2 Dage - group dance: "Xianzige"
  • 4-3 Shange - mountain song
  • 4-4 Shange - mountain song
  • 4-5 Narrative song: "Kaitian pidi" ("The origin of heaven and earth")
  • 4-6 Sword...
directed by Ichihashi Yuji, fl. 1990 and Nakagawa Kunihiko, fl. 1990; produced by Ichikawa Katsumori, fl. 1988, JVC, in JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance, Volume 4 (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 1989), 55 mins
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