DOBES Archive

086 cuts and selects straw which he will use to thatch his new house.
The session shows images of the Waura village which SD visited after the Kwarup at the Yawalapiti.
The session shows pictures of the Awetí village. A turn on all houses of the village. 001 and SR sit in the front of the house. 146 arrives with manioc starch and is received by members of his family. 003 and 005 play around in front of the guest house. SR arrives with pequi.
Las fotografías tomadas fueron pensadas para la elaboración del CD del grupo de música femenino Shadday de Tres Pozos.
Esta sesión es el registro espontáneo de una mujer wichí que estaba tejiendo un bolso con hilo de 'chaguar' (fibra vegetal extraida de una planta típica del monte chaqueño denominada en la zona 'chaguar') en el patio de su casa.
View of the village in 2001. Some people are burning their fields behind their houses, one fire is particularly close. Good pictires of the village and the visitor's house.
A long clip showing the dayly life in the visitors' hut. 077 is cooking, 031 and 018 fool around waiting for the meal, 058 lies in the sleeping hammock. Details of all corners of the hat, field equipment, working environment, the Xingu map, and also the hut from outside.
SD observes 026, an older Awetí man who is starting to make a loose basket as used for transporting salt. Making baskets belongs to the kind of handicraft usually made by men. Other items produced by men are e.g. ornaments out of feathers, bows and arrows. Women are engaged in other tasks like weaving hammocks, making beads and jewellery (necklaces, bracelets, fingerrings) etc.
The recordings show different people at the researchers' house. The second clip has a good turn on the main features of the house in 2003.
Different stages of building a traditional house in the Upper Xingu are recorded. Tree trunks are cut in the forest and carried to the village. The trunks are set upright in front of the old house. The raw construction of the new house is built. 030_new_house1 : in the forest: clearing of way and carrying of major trunks. 030_new_house2 : another big trunk is carried close to the village 030_new_house3 : in the village: arriving of a trunk at the building place. 030_new_house4 : digging holes and erectig the trunks 030_new_house5 : the basic upright trunks: cenral posts and wall-trunks; children playing 030_new_house6 : the main roofs stems waiting to be carried to the village 030_new_house7 : the future walls are joint at the top 030_new_house8 : the main vertical roof stems are inclined and tied with the wall structure 030_new_house9 : the horizontal finishing on the top of the walls is fixed, the first horizontal trunks at the top of the house are already put and tied
La sesión muestra imágenes de la Escuela Estatal de Lakhawichi durante una jornada escolar.
The session shows the anthropologist ABN inside the house in the Waura village where he was staying.
Esta sesión es el registro de una etapa de la construcción de una casa de barro y paja, sobre una estructura de troncos hecha previamente. Quienes están construyendo la casa son familiares.
118 shows hard wax, an important raw material for many products (used as glue and for sealing and as arrowhead. His wife 121 shows scoops made of calabashs she wants to sell.
The session shows the lighning of a distant thunderstorm, observed from the Awetí village at night by the two researchers.
The recording shows the sunset in the Awetí village.
The recordings show individual Awetí people at different settings.
132 is finishing his new house. here he covers it with straw and cleans the ground inside. SD also tries it out to thatch the roof with straw. Children playing.
SD films male children in the center of the village. Two very young children of 146 are on a bycicle which, by other standards probably would be considered much too large for them. Other children are standing, chatting and posing for the camera.