The Kula

Location:Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
Subject:Trading voyages
Length:23 minutes
Format:16mm
Hue:color
Year Released:1974
Series:
Director:Steve Szabo
Producer:Dennis Wahren
Distributor:
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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