The Resource A Walbiri Fire Ceremony : Ngatjakula rushes

A Walbiri Fire Ceremony : Ngatjakula rushes

Label
A Walbiri Fire Ceremony : Ngatjakula rushes
Title
A Walbiri Fire Ceremony
Title remainder
Ngatjakula rushes
Title variation
  • Warlpiri Fire Ceremony
  • Buluwandi
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Originally shot in 1967, the footage in this film is re-examined ten years later by anthropologist Nicolas Peterson, Ngatjakula is one of the most spectacular ceremonies of central Australia, employing fire to inflict real and symbolic punishment on those responsible for a social transgression, it serves to resolve conflict and, in the process, makes manifest underlying structures of Warlpiri (Walbiri) society
Cataloging source
AIAS
Credits note
Director and camera, Roger Sandall; editor, Kim McKenzie; sound, Laurie Fitzgerald; advisor and narrator, Nicolas Peterson
Date of event
1967
Date time place
Filmed at
Information about documentation
Film transcript; synopsis with title; credits; article; poster proofs; photographic stills
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Place of event
Yuendumu, N.T.,
Label
A Walbiri Fire Ceremony : Ngatjakula rushes
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Please note: FC00266_1-20 is 'Buluwandi'
  • Peterson, N. (1970), Buluwandi: a central Australian ceremony for the resolution of conflict, in R.M. Berndt (ed), "Australian Aboriginal Anthropology", W.A. University Press, Perth. pp. 200-215
  • Digital access copies for moving image (FC00181_1-23)
  • Not digitised ; no access copies for audio items
  • Not digitised ; no access copies for sound-motion
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0002362
Dimensions
16 mm film
Extent
  • 36 film reels (approximately 20 min. each, approximately 18,239 feet)
  • 8 audiotape reels (approximately 60 min. each)
  • 13 audiotape reels (approximately 60 min. each)
Immediate source of acquisition
AIAS Film Unit
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • No form; recordist is an AIAS staff member
  • Unrestricted release print available through ASP catalogue and Ronin Films
Other physical details
  • sound, colour;
  • sound
  • sound
Stock number
AIAS_001 (FC00181_1-23)
Terms governing use
Copyright restrictions may apply
Label
A Walbiri Fire Ceremony : Ngatjakula rushes
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Please note: FC00266_1-20 is 'Buluwandi'
  • Peterson, N. (1970), Buluwandi: a central Australian ceremony for the resolution of conflict, in R.M. Berndt (ed), "Australian Aboriginal Anthropology", W.A. University Press, Perth. pp. 200-215
  • Digital access copies for moving image (FC00181_1-23)
  • Not digitised ; no access copies for audio items
  • Not digitised ; no access copies for sound-motion
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
F0002362
Dimensions
16 mm film
Extent
  • 36 film reels (approximately 20 min. each, approximately 18,239 feet)
  • 8 audiotape reels (approximately 60 min. each)
  • 13 audiotape reels (approximately 60 min. each)
Immediate source of acquisition
AIAS Film Unit
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • No form; recordist is an AIAS staff member
  • Unrestricted release print available through ASP catalogue and Ronin Films
Other physical details
  • sound, colour;
  • sound
  • sound
Stock number
AIAS_001 (FC00181_1-23)
Terms governing use
Copyright restrictions may apply

Library Locations

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