|Location:||Papua New Guinea|
|Subject:||Ceremony; burial, carving; art|
|Distributor:||Indiana University (rental)|
|Description:||Observes the Asmat tribe of New Guinea, including a ceremonial burial ritual and the sculpture by village woodcarvers of intricate and decorative ancestor poles. The nature of the art work and its function in other rituals are examined, as are the reasons why headhunting and cannibalism became part of the Asmat culture.|
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