cassette is a TDK D60. It is the first part of an interview with Jan Pouwer (21-9-1924
– 21-4-2010) in Nijmegen on 24-2-1988. Jan Pouwer studied Indology and was
employed by the Dutch government as anthropologist in West Papua where he was sent
to the Mimika area to study the Kamoro. He wrote on this research his thesis Enkele
aspecten van de Mimika-cultuur, Den Haag, SDU, 1955, He was a member of the
Sterrrengebergte expedition of 1959 and back in the Netherlands he became
professor Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. In 1966 he went to New Zealand
where he founded an institute of anthropology at the Victoria University in Wellington.
In 1976 het got an appointment at the University of Nijmegen. He wrote many
books and articles among which should be mentioned Gender, ritual and social
formation in West Papua; A configurational analysis comparing Kamoro and Asmat.
Leiden, KITLV, 2010. The tape is part of the audio collection
of the foundation PACE Papua Cultural Inheritance. For more information or any
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