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Catalog # 118
Title Ax Fight, the
Series Yanomano Series
Filmmaker Timothy Asch and Napoleon Chagnon
Year 1975
Subject Conflict
Format VHS
Region South America
Description Produced by ? 1975. ISBN: ? Summary The Ax Fight operates on several levels. It plunges the viewer into the problems of Yanomamo kinship, alliance, and village fission; of violence and conflict resolution. At the same time it raises questions about how anthropologists and filmmakers translate their experience into meaningful words and coherent, moving images. Descript 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in Series Yanomamo series Cast by Timothy Asch and Napoleon Chagnon Subject Mishimishimabowei-teri, Venezuela Conflict between the villagers of Mishimishimabowei-teri and their visitors from another village