Kambrambo (Neuguinea, Unterer Sepik) - Riten bei der Knabeninitiation

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Kambrambo (Neuguinea, Unterer Sepik) - Riten bei der Knabeninitiation
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Kambrambo (New Guinea, Lower Sepik) - Youths' Initiation Rites
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E 502
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Silent film
Felix Speiser
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Film, 16 mm, 57 m ; SW, 5 1/2 min

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Letzte Phase eines Initiationsfestes im Dorfe Kambrambo: Blasen auf heiligen Bambusflöten; Verschlingen der Knaben durch ein Krokodil, das aus Bambusgerippe und bemalten Palmblättern hergestellt ist; rituelles Blutablassen durch Reiben mit dornigen Lianen; Verbrennen des Krokodils.
Last phase of an initiation festival in the village of Kambrambo: playing of sacred bamboo flutes; "swallowing" of boys by a crocodile, made out of a bamboo frame and painted palmleaves; ritual bleeding brought about by rubbing with thorny lianas; burning of crocodile.
Keywords Kambrambo Brauchtum / Reifebräuche Ritus / Rites de passage Ritus / Initiation Verschlingen Trommel Tanz Schwirrholz Ritus Rites de passage Reifebräuche Mutprobe Musikinstrumente / Aerophone Musikinstrumente / Membranophone Männerhaus Krokodil im Brauchtum Initiation Brauchtum / Lebenskreis Blutablassen Bambusflöte Aderlaß bloodletting bamboo flute ritual bleeding custom / circle of life initiation crocodile in customs men's house musical instruments / membranophone musical instruments / aerophone test of courage rite of passage rite bullroarer dance drum swallowing rite / initiation rite / rite of passage custom / rite of passage Kambrambo

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