The Kula

Location:Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
Subject:Trading voyages
Length:23 minutes
Year Released:1974
Director:Steve Szabo
Producer:Dennis Wahren
Library Code:RAI; NFVLS
Description:A record of the ceremonial exchange practice of kula, including the manufacture and decoration of shell ornaments, armbands, and necklaces and of the legend and ceremony connected with them. The preparation and sailing of a kula expedition in traditional craft is shown, as are the rituals involved in the journey.
Record No:1004
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