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Headhunting and Skull Art
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produced by Ogbuide Corp. NYC; in Skull Art in Papua New Guinea (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 3 mins
Although decorated skulls are held in high esteem, skull artists prefer to practice their craft in secret, due to the association with headhunting, which was banned in Papua New Guinea in the early 1920s.
produced by Ogbuide Corp. NYC; in Skull Art in Papua New Guinea (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 3 mins
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Namekas: Music in Lake Chambri
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written by Les McLaren, fl. 1978; directed by Les McLaren, fl. 1978 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1979), 53 mins
On the southern shores of Lake Chambri (Middle Sepik River) live 1500 Pondo-speaking villagers. The Chambris trade fish, mosquito nets and baskets for sago, pottery, and other goods.
written by Les McLaren, fl. 1978; directed by Les McLaren, fl. 1978 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1979), 53 mins
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