We Know How to Do these Things: Birth in a Newar Village 1996

title from credits (published work)--archival collection
Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee
filmmaker
Addl. KW Subjects
Births Nepal
Baby Nepal
Midwives Nepal
Labor Nepal
Massage Nepal
Oil mustard seed Nepal
Propitiation offering Nepal
Summary
Edited video documents a birth in the Newar village of Thecho, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Young woman is attended by mother, mother-in-law and midwife in giving birth. Video is made from film footage shot by Barbara Johnson on a 1980 Smithsonian Institution research filming project in Nepal.
Repository Loc.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic
Language and culture
Human Studies Film Archives
Restrictions & Rights
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives FCP:1
Creator
Barbara Johnson
Physical description
1 videocassette (38 min.) snd. col. betacamSP $3 archival original
1 videocassette (38 min.) snd. col. 1/2 inch VHS reference
1996
Place
Asia
Thecho Village (Kathmandu Valley, Nepal)
Type
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Local number
HSFA 1997.16.1
Culture
Jyapu
Newar (Nepalese people)