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Elisofon, Eliot
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

"The Wagenia derive their fame as fisherman from the way in which they have turned the opportunities offered them by their natural environment to account. At the point where they live, the river narrows considerably and drops in a series of rapids and cataracts over a several metres high, hard rocky ledge which appears above the surface here. A spe...

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1966
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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 Lega village 'kyumo' is traditionally built on a hill in a more or less natural clearing 'kilungulabo' of primary rain forest. It consists of two parallel rows 'mikeke' of contiguous huts, a plan that creates an impression of longhouses. The open space 'mulungu' between the two rows of houses serves as main street, a dance floor, and a public ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
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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 Lega village 'kyumo' is traditionally built on a hill in a more or less natural clearing 'kilungulabo' of primary rain forest. It consists of two parallel rows 'mikeke' of contiguous huts, a plan that creates an impression of longhouses. The open space 'mulungu' between the two rows of houses serves as main street, a dance floor, and a public ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
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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 Lega village 'kyumo' is traditionally built on a hill in a more or less natural clearing 'kilungulabo' of primary rain forest. It consists of two parallel rows 'mikeke' of contiguous huts, a plan that creates an impression of longhouses. The open space 'mulungu' between the two rows of houses serves as main street, a dance floor, and a public ...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts wives of Nyim Kot a-Mbweeky III reciting 'Ncyeem Ingesh', songs of the nature spirits, praising the monarchy. [Vansina J., 1978: The Children of Woot, The university of Wisconsin Press]. Nyim Kot a-Mbweeky III wears royal belts 'Nkap' and 'Mwaandaan'. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westing...

The full name of the Kuba Nyim depicted on the photograph is Kwεt áMbwε'ky René (III): aka Køt áMbwε'ky. Most full names consist of three successive personal names: the king's own name, the name of his mother and the name of his mother's mother connected by particles meaning "of." Only this ruler has a Christian name. The aka names are often used. ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
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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 Lega village 'kyumo' is traditionally built on a hill in a more or less natural clearing 'kilungulabo' of primary rain forest. It consists of two parallel rows 'mikeke' of contiguous huts, a plan that creates an impression of longhouses. The open space 'mulungu' between the two rows of houses serves as main street, a dance floor, and a public ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
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item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Lega village 'kyumo' is traditionally built on a hill in a more or less natural clearing 'kilungulabo' of primary rain forest. It consists of two parallel rows 'mikeke' of contiguous huts, a plan that creates an impression of longhouses. The open space 'mulungu' between the two rows of houses serves as main street, a dance floor, and a public ...

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

"The Wagenia derive their fame as fisherman from the way in which they have turned the opportunities offered them by their natural environment to account. At the point where they live, the river narrows considerably and drops in a series of rapids and cataracts over a several metres high, hard rocky ledge which appears above the surface here. A spe...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Lega village 'kyumo' is traditionally built on a hill in a more or less natural clearing 'kilungulabo' of primary rain forest. It consists of two parallel rows 'mikeke' of contiguous huts, a plan that creates an impression of longhouses. The open space 'mulungu' between the two rows of houses serves as main street, a dance floor, and a public ...

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

"The Wagenia derive their fame as fisherman from the way in which they have turned the opportunities offered them by their natural environment to account. At the point where they live, the river narrows considerably and drops in a series of rapids and cataracts over a several metres high, hard rocky ledge which appears above the surface here. A spe...

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