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Spirits of the forest : Year of the Gagadju

Author: David AttenboroughDione GilmourDavid ParerJeremy HogarthChris MastersAll authors
Publisher: [Australia] : ABC Video, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Spirits of the forest examines the relationship between the beautiful birds of paradise and the spiritual beliefs and rituals of the Huli people of Papua New Guinea whose men decorate their wigs with plumes from these birds. Year of the Gagadju takes us to Kakadu National Park, the traditional home of the Gagadju people who are attempting to retain their traditional culture and view of the world.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; Dione Gilmour; David Parer; Jeremy Hogarth; Chris Masters; Sandy Gore; Ivo Burum; Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service.; Papua New Guinea. Division of Wildlife.; Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Natural History Unit.
OCLC Number: 221793645
Notes: Censorship classification: G.
Year of the Gagadju is an edited version of the 1982 production, Never stay in one place.
14897.
Performer(s): Narrator: Sandy Gore.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Spirits of the forest / produced & photographed by David Parer ; written by David Attenborough ; a co-production with the Papua New Guinea Wildlife Division --
Year of the Gagadju / producer, Dione Gilmour ; a co-production with the Australian National Parks & Wildlife Service ; produced by Ivo Burum & Jeremy Hogarth ; written by Chris Masters.
Other Titles: Year of the Gagadju
Never stay in one place
Responsibility: Natural History Unit, Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Spirits of the forest examines the relationship between the beautiful birds of paradise and the spiritual beliefs and rituals of the Huli people of Papua New Guinea whose men decorate their wigs with plumes from these birds. Year of the Gagadju takes us to Kakadu National Park, the traditional home of the Gagadju people who are attempting to retain their traditional culture and view of the world.

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