The Women of Papua New Guinea: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Location:Papua New Guinea
Subject:Women's issues
Length:27 minutes
Format:1/2-inch VHS
Hue:Color
Year Released:1987
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Director:
Producer:Center Productions
Distributor:Barr Films; Indiana University (rental)
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 1741
Description:Introduces the women of Papua New Guinea and reveals the country's rich tribal heritage by examining some of the ancient customs, such as self-mutilation by widows in a certain tribe and the erotic courtship rituals of young girls. These women enter the modern world faced with the conflict of balancing ancient customs with new ideas.
Record No:2383
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