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The Iatmul are a large ethnic group of about 10,000 people inhabiting some two-dozen politically autonomous villages along the middle Sepik River in Papua New Guinea.
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The Iatmul are a large ethnic group of about 10,000 people inhabiting some two-dozen politically autonomous villages along the middle Sepik River in Papua New Guinea.
The largest language and culture group along the river is the Iatmul people.

Iatmül language

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The communities are roughly grouped according to dialect of the Iatmül language as well as sociocultural affinities.
Iatmul is the name of the language of the Iatmul people, spoken around the Sepik River in the East Sepik Province, northern Papua New Guinea.

Gregory Bateson

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The Iatmul are best known for their art, men's houses, male initiation, elaborate totemic systems, and a famous ritual called naven, first studied by Gregory Bateson in the 1930s.
He experienced more success with the Iatmul people, another indigenous people of the Sepik River region of New Guinea.

Cannibal Tours

More recently, the Iatmul are known as a location for tourists and adventure travelers, and a prominent role in the 1988 documentary film Cannibal Tours.
Most of the villages in the film are inhabited by the Iatmul people.

Schismogenesis

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The concept of schismogenesis was developed by the anthropologist Gregory Bateson in the 1930s, to account for certain forms of social behavior between groups among the Iatmul people of the Sepik River.

Rhoda Bubendey Métraux

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Rhoda Bubendey Metraux (18 October 1914, New York City – 26 November 2003, Barton, Vermont), was a prominent anthropologist in the area of cross-cultural studies, specializing in Haitian voodoo and the Iatmul people of the middle Sepik River in Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden

The men were from several communities or villages of the Iatmul people and the Kwoma people.

Eric Silverman

He has a longstanding interest in the Iatmul people of the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea, whom he has studied through anthropological fieldwork since the late 1980s - as recently as summer 2014.

Frustration–aggression hypothesis

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This would be the case for European culture and for Iatmul culture.

Chambri people

Chambriinhabitants of the Chambri Lakes
A neighboring society, the Iatmul people, and the Chambri began trading goods so that each could progress and aid one another.

De Young Museum

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Highlights of the collection include a 10 ft housepost from the Iatmul people of the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea, a group of brightly painted carvings used in malanggan ceremonials of New Ireland, a roll of feather money from Nindu Island of Santa Cruz, a fan from the Marquesas Islands of Polynesia, a rare navigation figure from the Caroline Islands of Micronesia, and a selection of powerful wood carvings from the Maori peoples of New Zealand.

Papua New Guinea

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The Iatmul are a large ethnic group of about 10,000 people inhabiting some two-dozen politically autonomous villages along the middle Sepik River in Papua New Guinea.