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Elisofon, Eliot
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1959
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Maasai (Masai) are unique among East African pastoralists in their cultural choice to live exclusively of pastoral foods. They attempt to subsist on a diet solely consisting of the milk, meat and blood of their domestic stock. Their dietary ideal excludes, and their entire culture strongly devaluates, all plants food and game meat." [Kaj Arhem...

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Creators:
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Dates:
1959
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Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Maasai (Masai) are unique among East African pastoralists in their cultural choice to live exclusively of pastoral foods. They attempt to subsist on a diet solely consisting of the milk, meat and blood of their domestic stock. Their dietary ideal excludes, and their entire culture strongly devaluates, all plants food and game meat." [Kaj Arhem...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Maasai (Masai) are unique among East African pastoralists in their cultural choice to live exclusively of pastoral foods. They attempt to subsist on a diet solely consisting of the milk, meat and blood of their domestic stock. Their dietary ideal excludes, and their entire culture strongly devaluates, all plants food and game meat." [Kaj Arhem...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Maasai ilmurran (warriors), in the cattle kraal, holding a cow while one of them shoots a blunt arrow (olng' oret) with a small bow (enkauo, both together are called inkai) into the carotid artery of the animal. "Pure pastoralism is no longer a reality for most Maasai (Masai) . More and more the traditional milk and meat diet...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Maasai ilmurran (warriors), in the cattle kraal, holding a cow while one of them shoots a blunt arrow (olng' oret) with a small bow (enkauo, both together are called inkai) into the carotid artery of the animal. "Pure pastoralism is no longer a reality for most Maasai (Masai). More and more the traditional milk and meat diet ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Maasai ilmurran (warriors), in the cattle kraal, holding a cow while one of them shoots a blunt arrow (olng' oret) with a small bow (enkauo, both together are called inkai) into the carotid artery of the animal. "Pure pastoralism is no longer a reality for most Maasai (Masai). More and more the traditional milk and meat diet ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Maasai ilmurran (warriors), in the cattle kraal, holding a cow while one of them shoots a blunt arrow (olng' oret) with a small bow (enkauo, both together are called inkai) into the carotid artery of the animal. "Pure pastoralism is no longer a reality for most Maasai(Masai). More and more the traditional milk and meat diet o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Maasai ilmurran (warriors), in the cattle kraal, holding a cow while one of them shoots a blunt arrow (olng' oret) with a small bow (enkauo, both together are called inkai) into the carotid artery of the animal. "Pure pastoralism is no longer a reality for most Maasai (Masai). More and more the traditional milk and meat diet ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Maasai ilmurran (warriors), in the cattle kraal, holding a cow while one of them shoots a blunt arrow (olng' oret) with a small bow (enkauo, both together are called inkai) into the carotid artery of the animal. "Pure pastoralism is no longer a reality for most Maasai (Masai). More and more the traditional milk and meat diet ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Maasai (Masai) are unique among East African pastoralists in their cultural choice to live exclusively of pastoral foods. They attempt to subsist on a diet solely consisting of the milk, meat and blood of their domestic stock. Their dietary ideal excludes, and their entire culture strongly devaluates, all plants food and game meat." [Kaj Arhem...