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Tangoma Graduation Ceremony, GeGe, Swaziland 1981

Creator:
Sully, Paul filmmaker (1949- )  Search this
Sound:
Gardsbane, Diane  Search this
Physical description:
1,440 feet (52 minutes) silent color video
Culture:
Swazi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Swaziland
Gege (Swaziland)
Africa
Date:
1981
Topic:
Ceremony--drumming--dancing--singing  Search this
Ritual--colors--symbolic objects--medicines  Search this
Ritual--animal sacrifice--adornment--goats bladders  Search this
Drumming--drums--double membrane--kettle drums  Search this
Ritual--preparations--space--medicines  Search this
Alcoholic beverages--beer drinking--ritual specialist--ceremony  Search this
Adornment--initiates--hairstyle--plaiting--rubbed with red clay  Search this
Adornment--ceremony--initiates--necklaces--leg rattles--beads--vests  Search this
Speech--stylized--initiates--diviners--interrogation  Search this
Rites of passage--separation--testing--reincorporation  Search this
Drumming--polyrhythms--drumming techniques--entertainment  Search this
Rites of passage--initiates--seclusion--hut  Search this
Dancing--ceremony--choreography--counterclockwise--processional  Search this
Dancing--ceremony--ritual specialist--whistles--whigs  Search this
Ritual--dancing--paraphenalia--staffs--fly wisks--vests  Search this
Animal sacrifice--spear--blood--basin  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Music  Search this
Instruments--musical instruments  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1983.7.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218237

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