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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Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Solomon Islands - Social life and customs
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel
Documentary → Documentary films - Australia
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)