New Guinea 1957 Reel 38 of 44

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:22
Film ID F16-0142
Film Description Reel 38 of 44
Unedited travelogue
Goroke and vicinity


Reel 38 of 44
Unedited travelogue
Goroke and vicinity

Cat. Reel 142 1957: Reel 38: New Guinea. June 13-16. Vicinity of Goroke

Pig feast. People in traditional dress (out of focus).
Village woman: her amputated fingers are a sign of mourning.
People in traditional dress: note headgear. Huts.
Man inserting pig tusk into pierced nose.
Traditional dress: tusk necklace, feathered ornaments, hat. Faces (cu).
Bamboo mouth-harp, played.
Ceremonial dress and ornamentation.
Shaving using blade without razor.
Building cooking fire on stones. Covering food with fronds and earth.
Tribal people. Feathered gear. Owl with ring through nose.
Girl inserting bone into pierced nose Shell necklace.
Fair (at Goroke): highland people, adornment, feathered headgear.
Shaving mirror on side of shaver's foot.
Highland people.
Process of extruding salt: implements, heating salt block over a fire.
Feathered gear.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Shaving, Feasting, Mumu feast, Goroke, Goroke fair, Papua New Guinea

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