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University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos

Extent:
77 Videocassettes (Betacam) (27 hours, color sound)
Culture:
Rendile (African people)  Search this
Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacam)
Video recordings
Place:
Africa, East
Kenya
Tanzania
Date:
1986
Scope and Contents:
Videotape field project shot by Ken Forsyth in Africa for the University Research Expeditions Program, University of California, Berkeley, focusses on three groups in Kenya and Tanzania. Videotapes of the Rendille, pastoralists from northern Kenya are concerned primarily with water resources and capture daily life includng scenes of young men digging wells, women collecting water and loading camels, traditional housing, camels in satellite camps managed by young warriors and various interviews about issues of water and sedentarization and shrinking acess to pasture with Rendille elders, a local missionary and the director of a UNESCO project in the Rendille area. The videotapes of the Barabaig, a pastoralist group of the Nilotic Datoga of central Tanzania was shot in conjunction with the Tanzanian National Museum material culture collecting project and documents pottery making, blacksmithing, prepartion of a beaded hide skirt and various images of daily life. The videotapes of the Luo from central Kenya around Kisumu document tradtional healers and includes scenes of the village, collecting and pressing plants and interviews with traditional healers.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Local Number:
HSFA 2012.7.1
Provenance:
Received from Jean Colvin and the University of California, Berkeley in 2012.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Barabaig (African people)  Search this
Water-supply  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Blacksmithing  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Shamans  Search this
Traditional medicine  Search this
Medicinal plants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
HSFA.2012.07
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University Research Expeditions Program: Kenya and Tanzania videos
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9dc6f24cd-0112-44ac-9cb4-2dd7f7cdc004
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-hsfa-2012-07

Barabaig : life, love and death on Tanzania's Hanang Plains / Charles Lane ; [forewords by Stephen Corry & George Monbiot]

Photographer:
Lane, Charles R.  Search this
Author of introduction, etc:
Corry, Stephen  Search this
Monbiot, George 1963-  Search this
Physical description:
263 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps, colour portraits ; 29 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Tanzania
Hanang District
Hanang District (Tanzania)
Date:
2017
Topic:
Barabaig (African people)--Social life and customs  Search this
Nomads  Search this
Land tenure  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104879

Hunting for glory with the Barabaig of Tanzania / by Demetra Aposporos ; photographs by Gilles Nicolet

Author:
Aposporos, Demetra  Search this
Nicolet, Gilles  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
2004
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Elephant hunting  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Call number:
G1 .N27
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_757783

The Barabaig; East African cattle-herders, by George J. Klima

Author:
Klima, George J  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 114 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
[1970]
Call number:
DT443 .K65
DT443.K65
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_3191

Costume design in Tanzania : a historical perspective and its implications for contemporary design practice

Author:
Merinyo, Ndesumbuka Lamtane  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Sawa, Ailinda  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Tanzania
Date:
2008
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Women's dress  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Leather garments  Search this
Kangas  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Call number:
N7397 .A47 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_900508

Lovy pro s;ávu s tanzanskými barabaigy / Napsala Demetra Aposporosová ; fotografie Gilles Nicolet

Author:
Aposporosová, Napsala Demetra  Search this
Nicolet, Gilles  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2004
Topic:
Clothing  Search this
Call number:
G1 .N276
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_958982

Barabaig / Gervase Tatah Mlola ; photos by Colin Hastings and Briony Campbell

Author:
Mlola, Gervase Tatah  Search this
Hastings, Colin  Search this
Campbell, Briony  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2010
Call number:
GN659.T3 M56 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_987533

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