Pacific Island

Location:Likiep, Marshall Islands
Subject:Life and culture
Length:18 minutes
Format:16mm, 1/2-inch VHS
Hue:B&W
Year Released:1949
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Director:
Producer:IFF
Distributor:IFF
Library Code:Penn State University Libraries (video available for rental)
Description:Daily activities of the people of Likiep, a coral island in the Marshall Islands. Shows the inhabitants building a boat, weaving baskets, caring for their palm-thatched houses and their village, conducting a fishing expedition, attending school, and worshiping. Follows the men as they hunt a giant turtle, then shows the people eating it at a birthday feast.
Record No:1535
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