Yanomamo Collection

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Yanomamo Collection

1987

Filmmaker Timothy Asch and anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon collaborated to study and film the Yanomamo Indians. The setting for most of these films is the remote village of Mishimishimabowei-teri, a village whose history and...

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In This Series

A Father Washes His Children
A Father Washes His Children
A Man and His Wife Weave a Hammock
A Man and His Wife Weave a Hammock
A Man Called "Bee": Studying The Yanomamo
A Man Called "Bee": Studying The Yanomamo
Arrow Game
Arrow Game
Bride Service
Bride Service
Children's Magical Death
Children's Magical Death
Climbing the Peach Palm
Climbing the Peach Palm
Firewood
Firewood
Jaguar: a Yanomamo Twin Cycle Myth as Told by Daramasiwa
Jaguar: a Yanomamo Twin Cycle Myth as Told by Daramasiwa
Magical Death
Magical Death
Moonblood - A Yanomamo Creation Myth as Told by Dedeheiwa
Moonblood - A Yanomamo Creation Myth as Told by Dedeheiwa
Myth of Naro as Told by Dedeheiwa
Myth of Naro as Told by Dedeheiwa
Myth of Naro as Told by Kaobawa
Myth of Naro as Told by Kaobawa
New Tribes Mission
New Tribes Mission
Ocamo is My Town
Ocamo is My Town
Tapir Distribution
Tapir Distribution
The Feast
The Feast
Tug-of-War
Tug-of-War
Weeding the Garden
Weeding the Garden
Yanomamo Shorts
Yanomamo Shorts
Yanomamo: A Multidisciplinary Study
Yanomamo: A Multidisciplinary Study
The Ax Fight
The Ax Fight