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The Feast

Author: Timothy AschNapoleon A ChagnonJames V NeelInstituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas.U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.All authors
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, [1997?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the first stages of alliance formation between two mutually hostile Yanomanō Indian villages in southern Venezuela and northern Brazil. Describes in detail the preparations for a feast involving the inhabitants of the villages and presents scenes of chanting, dancing, and trading at the feast.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Asch; Napoleon A Chagnon; James V Neel; Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas.; U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.; University of Michigan. Medical School.
OCLC Number: 37619881
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1970.
"This film was prepared as one aspect of a comprehensive study of the population genetics of the Yanomanō Indians in Southern Venezuela and Northern Brazil, under the direction of Professor James V. Neel of the University of Michigan Medical School."
"The collaboration of the Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Investigation (I.V.I.C.)--and the financial support of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission is gratefully acknowledged."
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: a film by Timothy Asch and Napoleon Chagnon.

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Examines the first stages of alliance formation between two mutually hostile Yanomanō Indian villages in southern Venezuela and northern Brazil. Describes in detail the preparations for a feast involving the inhabitants of the villages and presents scenes of chanting, dancing, and trading at the feast.

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