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Himba Research Film 1972-1973

Creator:
Gibson, Gordon D (Gordon Davis) 1915-2007  Search this
Physical description:
reference 4 DVDs (1 hour and 40 minutes) sound color/b&w DVD
master 4 video cassettes (1 hour 40 minutes) sound color/b&w 3/4 inch
archival original 4,000 feet sound color/b&w 16mm
Culture:
Himba (African people)  Search this
Herero (African people) Himba  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Angola
Africa
Date:
1972-1973
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Ritual--propitiation--rainmaking  Search this
Rainmaking--magic--sympathetic--rocks--water  Search this
Animal sacrifice--divination--entrails  Search this
Ritual--annointing--stones--sacred  Search this
Rainmaking--ceremony--descent group--ancestors--animal sacrifice  Search this
Animal sacrifice--suffocation--blood  Search this
Singing--males--praise songs--cattle  Search this
Shrines--sacred rocks--"ombale stones"  Search this
Adornment--women--hair styles  Search this
Clothing--traditional--leather--sheepskin  Search this
Hair styles--sex status--life cycle--social identity  Search this
Pastoral activities--seasonal migration--ecology  Search this
Musical instruments--horn--pluriarch  Search this
Music--songs--cattle praises--oral history  Search this
Naming--infant--rites of passage  Search this
Ceremony--naming--annointing--clan  Search this
Inheritance--cattle--ceremony--baby naming  Search this
Milk--purification--sacred cattle--ritual tasting  Search this
Curing--singing--women--trance  Search this
Adornment--necklaces--wristbands--women  Search this
Adornment--hair styles--women--braiding  Search this
Hair styles--hair dressing--braiding--grease--wood ash--red ochre  Search this
Tillage--division of labor by sex--hoe  Search this
Hair styles--boys--clan membership  Search this
Animal husbandry--division of labor by sex--herding--milking  Search this
Seasonal migrations  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Himba  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1983.5.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218240
Additional Online Media:

Laura Boulton Film Collection: Africa ca. 1934

Creator:
Boulton, Laura musicologist  Search this
Physical description:
reference one video cassette (40 minute) silent b&w 3/4 inch
master one video cassette (40 minute) silent b&w 3/4 inch
archival original film reels (1,072 feet) silent b&w 16mm
Culture:
Tuaregs  Search this
Mandingo (African people)  Search this
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Bella  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Songhai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
West Africa
Dahomey
Angola
Africa
Timbuctoo
Mali
Dogon village
women drummers
Dogon
Niger
Benin
Date:
ca 1934
Topic:
Houses--thatched  Search this
Art--bronzework  Search this
Craftsmen--ironworkers--bronzeworkers  Search this
Musical instruments--kora--drums--ylophones  Search this
Music  Search this
Dance  Search this
Markets  Search this
Houses--Toga Nu--men's palaver house  Search this
Food preparation--mortar & pestle--onion balls  Search this
Drums--initiation rites  Search this
Initiations--masked dance  Search this
Masks--Dogon masked society--monkey--heyana--kanaga--Fulani  Search this
Gourds--used as drums  Search this
Cities  Search this
Horsemanship--camels--Tuaregs  Search this
Weapons--Tuareg  Search this
Garb--veils--used by horsemen  Search this
Money--cowrie shells  Search this
Rituals--masked society--Dogon  Search this
Games  Search this
Villages--Sangha--cliff dwellings  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1987.9.26
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
See more items in:
Laura Boulton Film Collection: Africa ca. 1934 [Boulton, Laura musicologist]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218373

Laura Boulton Film Collection: Africa ca. 1934

Ethnomusicologist:
Boulton, Laura 1899-1980  Search this
Culture:
Bantu  Search this
Mandingo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
West Africa
Dahomey
Angola
Africa
Mali
Benin
Date:
ca 1934
Topic:
Houses--thatched  Search this
Art--bronzework  Search this
Craftsmen--ironworkers--bronzeworkers  Search this
Musical instruments--kora--drums--ylophones  Search this
Musical instruments--xylophones  Search this
Games  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1987.9.26-1& 2
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
See more items in:
Laura Boulton Film Collection: Africa ca. 1934 [Boulton, Laura musicologist]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218375

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