Kava: The Drink of the Gods

Location:Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa
Subject:Kava industry; Social life and customs
Length:58 minutes
Format:VHS, PAL
Year Released:1998
Director:Thorolf Lipp
Producer:Asesela Ravuvu, William C. Clarke, Bob Maclay
Distributor:Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 18763
Description:This video incorporates historical and cultural information about kava (piper Methysticum) and its ceremonial and informal use in Vanuatu, Fiji, and Samoa. It also looks at a German pharmaceutical organization's interest in kava and the issue of kava as an item of intellectual property.
Record No:968
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