Wednesday, July 21, 2010

House of Ancestoral Stories, Sepik, Papua New Guinea

This video shows scenes of the final preparations and the opening ceremonies for a clan house named Asaur in Tongwajamb village of the East Sepik area of Papua New Guinea. In an interview, the leading patriarch of the clan talks about the transmission of intellectual heritage to a younger generation of men.

House of Ancestoral Stories – East Sepik, Papua New Guinea from Fowler Museum on Vimeo.