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Swaziland field notes

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Item D1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1981-2006
Restrictions:
This file is available in digital form only.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Typed field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32dd3c43d-004e-4995-abd1-b9064524ff33
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref267

Tangoma Graduation Ceremony, Lomahasha, Swaziland

Collection Filmmaker:
Sully, Paul, 1949-  Search this
Collection Sound designer:
Gardsbane, Diane  Search this
Extent:
3 Film reels (2 hours 20 minutes, color sound silent; 2100 feet, S8mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1980
Scope and Contents:
Full film record depicting the three-day initiation and graduation rites of tangoma, Swazi diviners and herbalists who are acknowledged for their ability to communicate with the ancestors and to diagnose and treat illness. Footage includes scenes of an all-night session of singing, drumming, and dancing in the chief sangoma's homestead; preparations of food, medicine, and an altar; the consumption by initiates of food prepared with medicine followed by ritual emesis; ritual interrogations of candidates to test their divinatory powers; riverbank ceremony at which initiates become possessed by ancestors; and final processional dance of tangoma, graduates, and kinsmen.

Legacy Keywords: Mr. and Mrs. Mahlalela diviner "sangoma" Swaziland; Ceremony drumming dancing singing ; Ritual altar ancestors colors symbolic objects medicines ; Ritual animal sacrifice purification blood confession vomiting ; Drumming drums double membrane kettle drums ; Ritual preparations space medicines ; Ritual vomiting induced feather "washing the stomach" ; Adornment initiates hairstyle plaiting rubbed with red clay ; Adornment ceremony initiates necklaces leg rattles beads vests ; Speech stylized initiates diviners interrogation "goo-peng-mula" ; Rites of passage separation testing reincorporation ; Drumming polyrhythms drumming techniques entertainment ; Ceremonial dress headdress feathers red royalty clanship ; Spirit possession drumming water spirits shaking ; Ritual animal sacrifice blood bath ; Feasting food preparation cooking goats chickens ; Taboo ritual animal sacrifice disposal of bones ; Rites of passage transition spirit possession initiates crawling return to homestead ; Rites of passage initiates seclusion hut ; Dancing ceremony choreography counterclockwise processional ; Dancing ceremony staffs headdresses animal pelts ; Ceremony conclusion moral instruction chief diviner ; Rites and ceremonies ; Music ; Instruments musical instruments ; Language and culture
Local Number:
HSFA 1983.7.2
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
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Paul Sully films of Tangoma graduation ceremonies
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9d78cbcdd-c385-4d5a-a78d-1af63e962a5c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1983-07-ref1

Swaziland

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1981
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw357c5bfb2-fd65-4e51-8ee8-41168d38715c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref36

Swaziland

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Extent:
3 Folders
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw361c31ba2-9597-42b4-b5c6-befeb254ab89
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref39

Swaziland

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1983
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35433d116-06a0-4a54-852e-ab5d85d63343
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref42

Tangoma Graduation Ceremony, Gege, Swaziland

Collection Filmmaker:
Sully, Paul, 1949-  Search this
Collection Sound designer:
Gardsbane, Diane  Search this
Extent:
Film reels (52 minutes, color silent; 1440 feet)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1981
Scope and Contents:
Full film record documenting the rites of initiation and graduation of tangoma, Swazi herbalists and spirit mediums who are respected for their ability to communicate with ancestral spirits. Tangoma (singular sangoma) provide information about illness and misfortune and, through their training, heal with the use of herbs and other traditional medicines. Footage includes session of all-night drumming, singing, and dancing in the chief sangoma's homestead; processional dancing in the open compound; interior shots of the sangoma's dwelling showing ritual paraphernalia; test during which initiates must find a lost goat; and ritual interrogations of the trainees by tangoma.

Legacy Keywords: Ceremony drumming dancing singing ; Ritual colors symbolic objects medicines ; Ritual animal sacrifice adornment goats bladders ; Drumming drums double membrane kettle drums ; Ritual preparations space medicines ; Alcoholic beverages beer drinking ritual specialist ceremony ; Adornment initiates hairstyle plaiting rubbed with red clay ; Adornment ceremony initiates necklaces leg rattles beads vests ; Speech stylized initiates diviners interrogation ; Rites of passage separation testing reincorporation ; Drumming polyrhythms drumming techniques entertainment ; Rites of passage initiates seclusion hut ; Dancing ceremony choreography counterclockwise processional ; Dancing ceremony ritual specialist whistles whigs ; Ritual dancing paraphenalia staffs fly wisks vests ; Animal sacrifice spear blood basin ; Rites and ceremonies ; Music ; Instruments musical instruments ; Language and culture
General:
HSFA 1983.7.1
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
See more items in:
Paul Sully films of Tangoma graduation ceremonies
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc98117fe81-37e7-41fe-8359-fddf552b165d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1983-07-ref2

Swaziland II

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989 May
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw337cdc4d4-e089-4508-b7a5-65a5af96265d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref61

Mozambique, Swaziland

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3a4e50c0d-85a3-457c-94bd-d68af3fe81ba
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref63

Montenegro; Swaziland

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2001, 2010
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3bbef4ac2-5bf6-42ee-b440-5339f028d5e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref89

Uganda, Swaziland

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2003 September-October
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33b95c646-5c0f-4c8a-ace8-c7d5c8b67e60
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref98

Swaziland, 1995-2002

Container:
Box 8 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2030; Transferring office; 4/23/2001 memorandum, Johnstone to Seefeldt; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-242, Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Relations, Country Files
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Country Files
Country Files / Box 8
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa14-242-refidd1e3326

Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2010
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw357f34024-8890-4aa3-89ea-9fd6555cddad
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref108

Dominican Republic, Swaziland, Uganda

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1988
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34cd19be6-1b48-4d8a-9f8f-7a4c5fe1a57c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref60

Jamaica, Palestine, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2000
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ef58e9bf-ccdb-4a23-a085-2b12e0668e3f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref86

South Africa, Swaziland

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2002
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw388b4f75c-1abc-4ea9-8465-3a367ede805c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref93

Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2008
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3aeee6fd0-e9ee-476f-9082-a6aec6201a79
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref106

Swaziland: Number 9

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1982-1984
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3020d930b-2da9-444c-89b5-67aa5195a6a6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref37

Swaziland: Assistant interviews 1

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1984
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
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Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw380b080c1-a1be-450e-a36a-63444658fb8c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref43

Swaziland: Assistant interviews 2

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1984
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3793f2422-030f-4aaf-8922-763293dc75e4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref44

Swaziland: Assistant notes

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1984
Subseries Restrictions:
Digital content is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digital use copies of selected material are available with prior approval, on-site only at the National Anthropological Archives.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.2: Diaries / Handwritten field notes:
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32fb83b5b-499e-4c69-a82b-c5c2f78694d1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref45

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