The Drum and the Mask: Time of the Tubuan

Location:Papua New Guinea
Subject:Initiation; Tolai
Length:30 minutes
Format:1/2-inch VHS
Year Released:1995
Director:Caroline Yacoe
Producer:Chess Productions
Distributor:Pacific Pathways; University of California Extension, Center for Media and Independent Learning
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 12521
Description:Features the Tolai male initiation ceremony of Papua New Guinea, which showcases the tubuan, a mask that personifies power. Tubuan refers both to the men's secret sacred society, that underlies all aspects of Tolai life, and the extraordinary mask that personifies its power. William Takaku, narrates.
Record No:2119
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