Week Three Study Materials

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Lesson 8: Indonesia and New Guinea (1) Using New Guinea and/or Indonesia in general as an example, think about how geography and climate affect the development of culture. (2) Watch the film clips, “Dani Sweet Potatoes” and “Dead Birds.” Both of these are taken from a film about the Dani people of highland New Guinea. What are some observations you can make about their culture, just from seeing the film clips? How does Dani-style war contrast with the kind of war we are more familiar with? (3) Watch the 30-minute film “The Asmat.” This lowland culture is very different from the highland cultures described in the lecture notes. From the film, how does Asmat culture reflect and incorporate their natural environment into their beliefs and practices? Lesson 9: The Minangkabau (1) In the Minangkabau kinship system, fathers are not the same clan as their children. (a) True (b) False (2) Historically, the Minangkabau have considered it unimportant to travel by sea, preferring to concentrate on building their own population at home. (a) True
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