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Cuyagua, The Saint With Two Faces: Cuyagua Part II
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directed by Georges Drion, fl. 1985 and Paul Henley, fl. 1969, in Cuyagua (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2011), 42 mins
The Feast of St John the Baptist begins two or three weeks after Corpus Christi, on June 23rd. According to biblical tradition, St John lived in the desert, renouncing the pleasures of this world. But the people of Cuyagua think of him as a flamboyantly dressed young man, with a passion for making merry. Although...
directed by Georges Drion, fl. 1985 and Paul Henley, fl. 1969, in Cuyagua (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2011), 42 mins
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Disappearing World, A Clearing in the Jungle
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directed by Charlie Nairn, fl. 1974; produced by Charlie Nairn, fl. 1974, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1970), 40 mins
In common with many other Indian groups in South America, the culture of the Panare Indians of Venezuela is threatened by their almost daily contact with neighbouring creoles, Spanish-speaking peasants. However, in spite of nearly fifty years of interaction, their culture has remained distinctively Indian. The fil...
directed by Charlie Nairn, fl. 1974; produced by Charlie Nairn, fl. 1974, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1970), 40 mins
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Earth is Our Mother, 1, Two Indian Tribes in South America
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written by Peter Elsass, 1955-; directed by Peter Elsass, 1955-, in Earth is Our Mother, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 53 mins
Anthropologist and psychologist Peter Elsass studied two Indian tribes in Colombia and Venezuela over a 16-year period. In his film, The Earth is Our Mother (Part I), we see their different ways of dealing with encroaching white civilization. The Motilon Indians in the lowland of Venezuela gave up their traditiona...
written by Peter Elsass, 1955-; directed by Peter Elsass, 1955-, in Earth is Our Mother, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 53 mins
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Yanomamo Shorts, A Father Washes His Children
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written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamo Shorts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 13 mins
Yanomamo Shorts Disk 1 and 2 combine 17 short Yanomamo films.
written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamo Shorts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 13 mins
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Yanomamo Shorts, Arrow Game
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written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamo Shorts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 7 mins
Yanomamo Shorts Disk 1 and 2 combine 17 short Yanomamo films.
written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamo Shorts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 7 mins
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Yanomamo Shorts, Playing in the Rain
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written by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamo Shorts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 7 mins
Yanomamo Shorts Disk 1 and 2 combine 17 short Yanomamo films.
written by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamo Shorts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 7 mins
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Yanomamo Shorts, Tapir Distribution
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written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamo Shorts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 12 mins
Yanomamo Shorts Disk 1 and 2 combine 17 short Yanomamo films.
written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamo Shorts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 12 mins
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Yanomamö, A Multidisciplinary Study
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written by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamö (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 45 mins
This film illustrates the field techniques used by a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Michigan in collaboration with their Venezuelan colleagues. The film describes the team's objectives - to understand the Yanomamo population structure in genetic and social terms - and the methods used...
written by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamö (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 45 mins
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Yanomamö, Children's Magical Death
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written by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamö (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 8 mins
Pretending to be shamans, a group of young boys imitates their fathers, blowing ashes into each other's noses and chanting to the hekura spirits.
written by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamö (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 8 mins
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Cuyagua, The Devil Dancers: Cuyagua Part I
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directed by Georges Drion, fl. 1985 and Paul Henley, fl. 1969, in Cuyagua (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2011), 41 mins
The men of the Afro-Caribbean population of Cuyagua enact a ritual that occurs 60 days after Easter. The film is a portrait of two men who direct the devil dancing. They tell the history of the village, the organisation of devil dancing, and stories associated with the Devil. The film also focuses on the intriguin...
directed by Georges Drion, fl. 1985 and Paul Henley, fl. 1969, in Cuyagua (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2011), 41 mins
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