Kula: Ring of Power

Location:Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
Subject:Trading voyage
Length:51 minutes
Format:1/2-inch VHS
Hue:Color
Year Released:1992
Series:
Director:Michael Balson
Producer:Gary Steer - Sky Visuals
Distributor:One World Films; Beyond Distribution
Library Code:NFVLS; UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 9667
Description:This is the story of Chief Nalabutau, a traditional and aging kula master, and his vision of kula, the canoe voyages made to islands east of the mainland of Papua New Guinea for purposes of ritual exchange of shell jewelry with partners across the sea. The Kula is changing as the new cash economy enters the islands.
Record No:1005
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