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The ax fight

Author: Timothy Asch; Napoleon A Chagnon; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, 2007.
Series: Yanomamo series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Partial animation : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A four-part analysis of a fight that broke out between the Yanomamo Indian villagers of Mishimishimabowei-teri and their visitors from another village in 1971. The fight involved clubs, axes, and machetes. This video includes an unedited record of the event; a slow-motion replay of the fight; a discussion of the kinship structure of the fight; and an edited version.
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Genre/Form: Ethnographic films
Documentary films
Short films
Unedited footage
Nonfiction films
Case studies
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Asch; Napoleon A Chagnon; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
OCLC Number: 225867380
Language Note: Narration in English; some conversation in Yanamamo with accompanying English subtitles.
Notes: Originally issued as a motion picture in 1975.
This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Credits: Edited by Paul E. Bugos, Jr.; form of presentation and photography, Timothy Asch.
Performer(s): Narration, Napoleon A. Chagnon.
Event notes: Filmed on Feb. 28, 1971.
Description: 1 videodisc (31 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Series Title: Yanomamo series.
Responsibility: a Documentary Educational Resources production ; a film by Timothy Asch and Napoleon A. Chagnon ; script, Napoleon A. Chagnon.

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A four-part analysis of a fight that broke out between the Yanomamo Indian villagers of Mishimishimabowei-teri and their visitors from another village in 1971. The fight involved clubs, axes, and machetes. This video includes an unedited record of the event; a slow-motion replay of the fight; a discussion of the kinship structure of the fight; and an edited version.

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