Moonblood - A Yanomamo Creation Myth as Told by Dedeheiwa

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Moonblood
A Yanomamo Creation Myth as Told by Dedeheiwa
Part of the Series: Yanomamo Collection

1976
13 mins

In this myth, the Yanomamo account for the creation of human beings and for their ferocity. The myth is told by the shaman Dedeheiwa.

Long ago, when people "like us" lived in a village "over there," Moon...

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Directors
Napoleon Chagnon, Timothy Asch