Ongkas Big Moka Questions (1).docx - Film Kawelka Ongkas Big Moka 1 What is a big man Even though he cant order people about is this a political

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Film: Kawelka: Ongka’s Big Moka 1. What is a “big man”? Even though he can’t order people about, is this a political position? A big man is the leader or chief of the tribe. I would consider big man to be a political position because he is a member of the national assembly and through his respect from the people, he gets them to participate in moka. 2.What is a moka? What things are given away? Why do people hold mokas? A moka is a gift, and they can range from pigs and birds to money and trucks. People hold mokas because they earn status and fame in the tribe by giving away lots of mokas. 3. What are gender relations like in this society? What does Romblko (Ongka’s hard working wife) mean when she says that she must work to help Ongka even if she is over-tired because if she doesn’t people will call her “rubbish”? Gender relations are shown as a very male-oriented group in which the men have all of the power, for example Ongka has 4 wives. If Romblko does not help Ongka with work,
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