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Iron village [videorecording] : the Bamogo Smith Clan in the village of Dablo / Laughing Dove Films presents ; produced, edited, and narrated by Christopher D. Roy

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Author:
Roy, Christopher D  Search this
Laughing Dove Films  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Place:
Burkina Faso
Dablo
Dablo (Burkina Faso)
Date:
2008
C2008
Notes:
DVD; widescreen format.
AFA copy 39088016061830 gift from Janet Stanley.
Contents:
Grinding -- Spinning -- Pottery -- Dances -- Divination -- Smelting -- Forgeing [i.e. forging]
Summary:
Looks at the daily activities of the men and women of the Bamogo Smith Clan in Dablo, Burkina Faso. Shows how they make and fire pottery, grind millet on grindstones, spin thread, dance the wiskoamba and the tokiriba, smelt iron, and forge tools. Includes a performance by the Baga diviner and scenes of animal sacrifice.
Topic:
Blacksmiths  Search this
Iron smelting  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
video 001146
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_970243