A Bride for Barter?

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This documentary brings home the daily struggles of the Huli. Over the past 50 years, the Huli have made radical changes in their ways of life. However some Huli practices still persist, such as brideprice. The government strongly encourages the Huli to maintain their traditional customs, and a valuable tourist trade has developed around it. The Huli have not seen the benefit of this trade, but they recognize the importance of protecting their threatened culture.
A Bride for Barter?
Location Papua New Guinea
Subject Huli social life and customs, social change, tourism
Length 50 minutes
Format DVD
Hue color
Year 2002
Director Dirk Dumon
Distributor Journeyman Pictures
Library UHM AV/C DVD 2822