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The Ainu bear ceremony [videorecording] / Royal Anthropological Institute presents ; Nuffield Foundation ; Edinburgh Film Productions ; by Dr. N.G. Munro.

Publication:
London : Royal Anthropological Institute, [1990?].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (29 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Ainu -- Rites and ceremonies.
Ainu -- Religion.
Ainu -- Social life and customs.
Bears -- Religious aspects.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
System Details:
VHS ; NTSC.
Summary:
Documents the most important ceremony of the Ainu people of northern Japan. Also shows aspects of Ainu daily life in the 1930s: houses, boats, ornate swords, religious artifacts, and the elaborately tattooed mouths of the older women. A rare anthropological record, with authentic music.
Notes:
Filmed by Neil Gordon Munro in 1931.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Munro, Neil Gordon, 1863-1942. , Director
Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. , Producer
Nuffield Foundation. , Producer
Edinburgh Film Productions. , Distributor
Rosengarten Family Fund.
OCLC:
63602653
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