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Hula Fishermen and Koki Market, The

Shows the daily work of men the Hula tribe, who net and spear fish for marketing at Koki, Port Moresby
Year : 1965 | Total Duration : 19.5 Minutes |
Aerials over coastal huts and over Port Moresby. Stills of locals fishing, markets and feeding baby. VS Hula people around rough huts near beach. CUs children, chickens around sand, washing on line, fishermen preparing nets, spears and paddling to sea in outriggers. VS herding fish and diving with spears. VS with fish, turtle, row of fish hooked over stick. Fsh being filleted, barbecued. Men with guitars singing, woman sweeping sand, VS children and babies. Dawn at settlement, rooster crowing, VS village life.
Access No. 149469 | 8 mins 15 secs | 1960s | Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |
Papua New Guinean fishermen taking catch in motor boat to crowded Koki market, VS fruit and fish stalls, turtle on offer. Men eating sugar cane, drinking from coconut, carrying fish and bananas. VS smoking, clans mixing, exchanging money, mother playing with baby. Man at Koki markets picking nose, VS stallholders. Salvation Army marching band through markets and watched by crowd of onlookers. Pan boats in harbour. CUs children sleeping. Stallholders packing up, closing bell being rung, nightfall.
Access No. 149676 | 11 mins 4 secs | 1960s | Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |