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Pemp Ritual: Closing Ceremony
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produced by Centro de Trabalho Indigenista; in Pemp, Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 3 mins
Gaviao leader Kokrenun facilities the end of the Pemp ceremony, which initiates boys into manhood. A log race is held, after which the boys are covered with feathers and flee to their symbolic nest.
produced by Centro de Trabalho Indigenista; in Pemp, Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 3 mins
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Video in the Villages, Encounters: We Gather As A Family
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written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1993), 32 mins
The Parakatêjê (Gavião) people of Pará have lost 80% of their population to disease since the 1950s. Kokrenum, the Parakatêjê's charismatic chief, worried about his people's cultural losses, organizes a visit to the Krahô, "relatives" of the Parakatêjê with similar language and traditions. Fifty young Par...
written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1993), 32 mins
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