STK-ID 31780

CS of Yanoàma child sitting on ground near his mother sitting in hammock inside communal hut. MS of mother and child sitting on hut's floor. CS of woman with child in hammock. Several CSs and CUs of Yanoàma hunter (man) cutting tail off toucan bird (tail is used as ornament), including CUs of others observing him nearby. CS of hunter tying string to tail and hanging it on his hammock. FOLLOW SHOT of man giving rest of toucan to woman who starts plucking it. Cut to several CSs and CUs of woman plucking toucan. MCS of Yanoàma man in hammock inside communal hut, feathered armband hanging from ceiling in foreground.


Excerpt from
Biosphere, The
Amazon River region
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio