New Guinea 1957 Reel 43 of 44

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:44
Film ID F16-0147
Film Description Reel 43 of 44
Unedited travelogue
Beni River


Cat. Reel 147 1957: Reel 43: New Guinea. Goroke. Kainantu. Beni River

Cooking sago.
Cooking yams covered with reeds.
Making a drum.
Eating sugar cane.
Eating pig jaw (mws).
Heating a stone.
Sing-sing (near Goroke landing field). Various dances.
"Sing" of pig.
Carrying pig.
Rubbing on pig grease.
Apportioning pig parts at sing-sing.
Preparing for sing-sing: applying make-up, etc.
People on their way to sing-sing at nearby village.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Feasting, Sing-sing, Papua New Guinea, Goroke, Kainantu, Beni river, Dancing, Highlander dancing
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