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Healing Ritual of the Twelve Apostles Church of Ghana 1975

Creator:
Breidenbach, Martha F anthropology graduate student (19 - )  Search this
Breidenbach, Paul  Search this
Subject:
Sapho Marta  Search this
Sapho Nana  Search this
Physical description:
reference 2,000 feet silent color 16mm
archival original 2,000 feet silent color 16mm
Culture:
Fanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Elmina (Ghana)
Ghana
Africa
Date:
1975
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Ritual--healing--massage, bodily contact (315-29, 344-46 roll 2)  Search this
Ritual--purification and expiation--ritual washings (22-24 roll 1, 80-120, 180-200 roll 2)  Search this
Religious practices--sacred objects and places--healing "garden" (1-11, 33-110, roll 1)  Search this
Religious practices--sacred object and places--healing font (well)--cross (185-87, roll 1, 243-49, 385-402, 418-424 roll 2)  Search this
Ritual--revelation and divination--invocation by prophetess--"lifting the cup" (350-384 roll 1)  Search this
Ritual--music--invocation--spirits (540-628 roll 1)  Search this
Ritual--revelation--communication--spirits--invocation with cross staff (674-80 roll 1)  Search this
Religious practices--ritual--spirit possession--water, as medium for (630-858 roll 1)  Search this
Ritual--propitiation--prostration--shrine (385-402 roll 2)  Search this
Ritual--propitiation  Search this
Ritual--propitiation--prayer (446-70 roll 1, 712-973 roll 2)  Search this
Prophets--prophtess--priesthood--ritual adepts--church members (227-340 roll 1)  Search this
Ritual--cult symbols--cross staff (227-40 roll 1)  Search this
Ritual--healing--cult symbols--Holy Bible (295-315 roll 1)  Search this
Ritual--music--cult symbols--calabash rattles (227-340 roll 1, 719-90 roll 2)  Search this
Ritual--healing--cult structures--shelter (530-37 roll 1, 719-90 roll 2)  Search this
Ritual--healing--cult structures--altar--table--red cloth (19-90 roll 2)  Search this
Ceremony--religious practices--music and dancing  Search this
Music--vocal--instrumental--ritual--propitiation--spirits (540-628 roll1)  Search this
Ritual--spirit possession--dancing--kinesics--stylization (62-124 roll 1, 170-174 roll 2)  Search this
wet  Search this
Ritual--cult symbols--red color symbolism (50-150 roll 2)--cross of holy font (418-24 roll 2)  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1977.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives FCP:2
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218212

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