Location: Worldwide Length: 37 min.
In this series of interviews with today's news-makers, host Faith Haney of Central Washington University explores cultural anthropology and archaeology. In the third episode, taped on January 26, 2007, Faith visits with anthropologist Dr. Karl Heider, of the University of South Carolina. Dr. Heider is a film-maker and author and a pioneer of visual anthropology. His research among the Dani people of New Guinea is documented in the famous ethnographic film, Dead Birds. The interview closes with footage from his 1964 film, Dani Sweet Potatoes.
Produced by KCWU Productions in 2007
Copyright 2007 by KCWU Productions
Central Washington University, Anthropology Department (Central Washington University)
Dani people (Wikipedia)
Karl Heider biography (Documentary Educational Resources)
Society for Visual Anthropology (American Anthropological Association)