• Short Summary

    SEPIK and MURIK LAKES (pronounced MOO - RICK) are on the northcoast of the Guinea at the estuary of the mighty Sepik River.

  • Description


    CU Somare speaking "This is the village where I was brought up ...... to be able to survive."
    105 ft


    GV Children and women from village building landing stage for canoes with sand.
    157 ft


    GV Boat on lake
    138 ft


    GV Helicoptor coming in to land
    146 ft


    GV Children swimming in the sea
    173 ft


    GV Children sourf riding
    198 ft


    Blank
    205 ft


    Aerial shots
    212 ft


    GV Along river in motor powered canoe views of river banks.
    269 ft


    MV Native in paddle canoe
    282 ft


    GV Native looking for shellfish
    309 ft


    Blank
    313 ft


    GV native looking for shelling in mangroves breaking open shell
    327 ft


    GV Fishing using shell lish as bait
    330 ft


    CU Fish in the bottom of boat
    352 ft


    Pig meat boiling in pot
    366 ft


    GV Natives running with wooden poles
    382 ft


    GV Children climbing trees and throwing down coconuts
    400 ft


    GV Sago being cut and mixed with coconut.
    414 ft



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    Background: SEPIK and MURIK LAKES (pronounced MOO - RICK) are on the northcoast of the Guinea at the estuary of the mighty Sepik River.

    AERIALS of LAKES and COAST CANOE DOWN SEPIK RIVER.

    Sepik is over 700 miles long, navigible for 500 miles.

    Sail ??? but many ??? at the estuary are mangrove swamps in lakes which provide livelihood for people of Karau and other Murik Lake clean villages
    Villages like Karau ??? KAR-ROW as ??? between sea 3 lake.

    VILLAGE LIFE.

    Fishing shellfish, crass mainly from mangroves , all of which can be loaded and indeed must the loaded for essential vegetables, sago, pattery and modern items like petrol and trade store merchandise.

    Because of need for trade & boater such coastal villages are more interdependent less insulated and ??? perhaps more outward lashing than highlanders.

    Life has also the charm and freedom of villages anywhere etc.

    MANGROVES FISHING KIDS PLAYING CANOES WITH TRADE SEGMENT OF SOMARE INTERVIEW PREPARATIONS FOR CEREMONY.

    But Karau also has the distinction of having the home village for chief minister (also MHA for East Sepik region & head of Pangu Party)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACQ4QN17IGS57S0EMNX05E7RQJ
    Media URN:
    VLVACQ4QN17IGS57S0EMNX05E7RQJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:10:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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