Namekas: Music in Lake Chambri

Location:Papua New Guinea
Subject:Music; spirit world
Length:53 minutes
Format:DVD; 16mm; Video
Year Released:1979
Director:Les McLaren
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 6323
Description:Shows the people of three villages on an island in Lake Chambri near the Sepik River. Their music serves to invoke a variety of spiritual forces of the natural and social worlds. A constant dialog between people and spirits is carried on through various communicative media, including invocations, dramas, and music. Featured are a variety of musical instruments.
Record No:1379
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