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Title Spear and Sword: a Ceremonial Payment of Bridewealth / by James Fox, Patsy Asch and Timothy Asch. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 25 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Event Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 1989.
Summary This traditionally ethnographic sequence film focuses on the negotiations betwen representatives of two families during a payment of bridewealth. In the past the husband's group would carry a spear and a sword to hang in the wife's house. Now, a payment is made as a substitute for the spear and sword.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In Indonesian, Subtitles in English.
Subject Rotinese.
Religious rites and ceremonies.
Rural population.
Tribal and national groups.
Myths and legends.
Added Author Asch, Patsy, author, film director.
Asch, Timothy, author, film director.
Fox, James, author, film director.
Kiuk, Mias, contributor.
Malesi, Petrus, contributor.
Kanopy (Firm)
In: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1989
Music No. 1115985 Kanopy
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