Episode of Series “Solomon Islands”.
One of a series on the Solomon Islands, this film is concerned with the traditional culture of the Solomon Islands. It shows the construction of a canoe at Taumako, and the making of feather money which is used for dowry payments. Narrated by Alfred Aihunu; photography by Dean Semler. English commentary, Solomon Islands dialogue with English subtitles.
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16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)