STK-ID 3412

CSs of Yanoàma man sitting in hammock lashing feathers to arrow. CSs of man sitting on ground planning down palm wood with jaw bone and machete in the making of bow, including CUs on his hands while working. CS of boys sharpening piece of wood with machete. CS of man planning bow with jaw bone, drops his work, gets up to his feet and walk away. CSs and CUs of man working on bow. CSs of Yanoàma man sitting in hammock braiding strands taken from plant into bowstring. Several shots from different angles of man fitting and adjusting bowstring to bow, looking very proud of his work (smiling to camera) as he tests it.


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