The Spirit of Uncle Edward

Location:Torres Strait
Subject:Death, funerary customs
Length:30 minutes
Year Released:1983
Director:Robin James
Producer:Robin James
Distributor:International sales: ABC Content Sales
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Description:Yorke Island (Masig) is a small coral cay in the Torres Strait between Australia and Papua New Guinea, where the people live simply, catching fish and turtles, growing vegetables and raising pigs. In October 1982, a village elder died. This is the story of his traditional funeral.
Record No:3572
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