Bugla Yunggu: The Great Chimbu Pig Festival

Location:Papua New Guinea
Subject:Culture change; pig festivals;
Length:50 minutes
Format:16mm
Hue:Color
Year Released:c1972
Series:
Director:Gary Kildea
Producer:PNG Department of Information and Extension Services
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Library Code:NFVLS
Description:The Naregu people of Papua New Guinea used to perform their pig ceremony every five to eight years, but western influence is said to have contributed to a gap of seventeen years between this ceremony and the previous one. Despite times of rapid change, the ceremony still illustrates the economic, social, and cultural practices of the area.
Record No:710
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