Browsing Asmat Films by Subject "Ritual carving"
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(2009-04-16)This video describes the preparations and performance of the climax of an Asmat Bis cermony as practiced by the people of Papua, Indonesia - the Western Side of New Guinea Island.
(2009-04-17)This is an outtake from the Lives of Our Ancestors film. It is a much longer version of the speech given in that film and contains much ethnographic information about the preparations and process of a bisj ceremony.
(2009-04-16)This video presents the carving of an Asmat drum, called a tifa. It was filmed in the summer of 2007 by Troy Belford and Jerry Martin.