Dani Sweet Potatoes

Location:Irian Jaya / West Papua
Length:19 minutes
Format:16mm; 1/2-inch VHS; DVD
Year Released:1974
Director:Karl G Heider
Producer:Karl G Heider
Distributor:DER; Facets; University of California Extension, Center for Media and Independent Learning; Indiana University (rental)
Library Code:UH film E14
Description:Follows the highly sophisticated process of sweet potato horticulture developed by the Grand Valley Dani. The film traces the steps of horticulture, beginning with the clearing and burning of fallow brush, scooping fertile mud from the drainage or irrigation ditches onto the sweet potato beds, and planting, weeding, and harvesting.
Record No:427
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