Rosita Henry is employing the methods of visual anthropology to document exchange transactions and other events. Visual media are now an accepted part of anthropological research and vital tools for collaboration with research participants and dissemination of research results. Rosita has already recorded a wealth of film footage on brideprice exchanges and mortuary exchanges that requires editing. She plans to use the facilities provided by the Cairns Institute to produce of an ethnographic film on contemporary cultural transformations in brideprice exchanges and several shorter ethnographic video clips for communication of results to the community and the broader public and as a means for integrating her research into her teaching.

Brideprice Exchange in PNG
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