The Sharkcallers of Kontu

About 150 people live in the village of Kontu. Of these, only a handful of men still understand the ancient rituals which allow them to go out to sea in the frail canoes - to call, trap and kill sharks by hand.

Genre
Documentary
Topics
mysticism, rituals
Director
Dennis O'Rourke
Format
DVD

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