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(Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2008-05)This paper documents the effects of rapid culture transition in a culture that had few elements of change imposed upon them. It is usually very difficult to approximate causative relationships initiated by culture change, ...
(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.