"The collaboration of the Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Investigation (I.V.I.C.) is gratefully acknowledged."
"This film was produced on a grant from the National Science Foundation to the Department of Human Genetics of the University of Michigan as part of the anthropological component in a multidisciplinary study of the Yanomamö Indians of Southern Venezuela and Northern Brazil. The multidisciplinary study, directed by James V. Neel, constitutes one of the contributions of the United States to the International Biological Program."
Filmed in 1971.
Relates the religious activities of a political leader and shaman from a village in Venezuela to the political and social organization in a Yanomano Indian group.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2010. (Ethnographic video online). Available via World Wide Web.