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Waica (Venezuela, Orinoco Headwaters Region) - Hair Cutting and "Lousing"   [Title Translation]

Waika (Venezuela, Orinoco-Quellgebiet) - Haarschneiden und "Lausen"   [Other Title]
Year of origin: 1969
Genre: Documentary Film
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Production company: Hermann Schlenker (Schwenningen)
First released by: IWF (Göttingen)
Distributor: IWF (Göttingen)
Author: Hermann Schlenker


Keywords: Waika s. a. Yanomami, Frisieren, Haareschneiden, Körperpflege, Lausen, grooming, haircutting, hairdressing, lousing, personal hygiene
Women and girls do each other's hair and delouse one another: An elderly woman seated in a hammock shears a younger woman the crown of the head with a cutting piece of reed-grass and shapes the edges of the hair with a sharp piece of bamboo. Girls successively delouse one another and eat the lice.

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