The People of Porgera

Location:Papua New Guinea
Subject:Culture change; gold mining
Length:52 minutes
Year Released:1992
Distributor:One World Films
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Description:A unique film record of change at Porgera, site of a major gold mine that opened in 1990. When filming began in 1981, the people were living in the bush according to ancient traditions. Now, they have received compensation payouts and western-style houses. Story of how the people of Porgera are embracing change -- and finding out what that entails.
Record No:1637
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