Ben Cropp - The Louisiade archipeligo

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In the western islands of the Louisiade Archipelago, Ben Cropp discovers the white mans influence on the lands indigenous communities. He decides to embark further east to the remotest islands of the archipelago. At the Island of Panawina, villagers are conducting a traditional wake all in ceremonial dress. Ben has stepped back in time, and films the dances and traditional swapping of shell necklaces and ceremonial axes.