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Elisofon, Eliot
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1972
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti society is made up of small groups, formed of about twenty to forty adults and as many children. Such modest units suit the exploitation of resources in a forest where there is relatively little game and vegetable material." [Meurant G., Farris thompson R., 1995: Mbuti Design, Thames and Hudson Inc.]. During his trip to Zaire (now Democratic...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the Mbuti people at Epulu, South East Ituri Forest region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for National Geographic Film and traveled to Africa from January 19, 1972 to mid April 1972.

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1972
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti women will spend hours gathering the abundant tubers and Dioscorea spp yams. Wild tubers are definitely not a preferred food, they are unpalatable, laborious to prepare. Great care must taken in selecting wild tubers; as although 'Njatu' and 'Kocho' are very similar in appearance, 'Kocho' contains deadly concentrations of the bitter-poison h...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti children are highly valued and are frequently passed from adult to adult to adolescent around the camp. Children therefore with so many caretakers available are quickly allowed free range of the camp. The demands of Mbuti women's work often require that they be out of camp in places where it is difficult to care for small children. A mother ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Mbuti children are highly valued and are frequently passed from adult to adult to adolescent around the camp. Children therefore with so many caretakers available are quickly allowed free range of the camp. The demands of Mbuti women's work often require that they be out of camp in places where it is difficult to care for small children. A mother ...

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Creators:
Bracher, Maya
Dates:
1970
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Maya Bracher when she traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971. She was on assignment for Eliot Elisofon when he wrote, produced, and directed a four-hour television series for Group W (Westinghouse Broadcasting Company) titled Black African Heritage (1973). The series was divided into four segments...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Relations between the Mbuti and the Bantu and Sudanese farming communities rely on a subtle balance of pillage and bartering forest products against those of the fields. In certain regions, the demand for forest game provided by the Mbuti has been so great that it has been almost totally depleted. These Mbuti will soon be reduced to becoming settl...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Relations between the Mbuti and the Bantu and Sudanese farming communities rely on a subtle balance of pillage and bartering forest products against those of the fields. In certain regions, the demand for forest game provided by the Mbuti has been so great that it has been almost totally depleted. These Mbuti will soon be reduced to becoming settl...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts a Mbuti camp with two distinct forms of dwelling, constructed using the same materials and same techniques. The fire is an essential and constantly maintained part of this dwelling. Usually the camp is made up of the more permanent type of shelter of the members of a family group. There are two types of construction, the larg...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts a Mbuti camp with two distinct forms of dwelling, constructed using the same materials and same techniques. The fire is an essential and constantly maintained part of this dwelling. Usually the camp is made up of the more permanent type of shelter of the members of a family group. There are two types of construction, the larg...

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