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Creators:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston
Dates:
circa 1969-1994
Size:
1,469 Color slides
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection includes 1,469 color slides (35mm) which were taken in Nigeria from circa 1964-1994, and focus on ancestral altars; artists; art objects in museums, including bronze plaques and carved ivory tusks; ceremonies and festivals, including the Igue and Ewere Festivals, and the Emobo, Otue, Olokun, title-taking, and Blackmun's initation ceremonies; and people, including Oba Erediauwa and chiefs Eribo, Ero, Esogban, Ezomo, Ohanmu and Osaigeide; and street and landscape scenes in Benin City, Ife, Lagos, Ishiago, and Mbarri, Owerri, Owo, among other locations in Nigeria.

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Dates:
circa 1960
Size:
1 Film reel (14 minutes, color silent; 497 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1999.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documents a celebration of Nigerian independence attended by British royalty (possibly Queen Elizabeth). Pageantry includes processions of various leaders and their tribal members and dances. Film also includes street scenes in Lagos with a parade of Catholics and Protestants adults and children, school children in their uniforms, a fun...

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Creators:
Seligman, Thomas K.
Dates:
1977 and 1988
Size:
5 Film reels (90 minutes, color sound; 1,600 feet; Super8, 8mm)
4 Video recordings (7 hours, color sound; VHS)
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2015.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Films shot by anthropologist Thomas Seligman in Papua New Guinea, Algeria, and Nigeria in 1977 and 1988. Collection contains supplementary materials. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at o...

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Creators:
Stathes, George H.
Dates:
circa 1963-1967
Size:
1,300 Color slides (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-10
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by George H. Stathes in northern Nigeria, Ghana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda during the mid 1960s. Stathes' photographs depict people, agriculture, markets, fishing and fisheries, roads, a cemetery, ceremonies and dances, art, and Rwenzori Mountains.

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Creators:
Archdeacon, Sarajane
Dates:
1963
Size:
1 Film reel (23 minutes, color sound; 400 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2001.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage of a Famadihana (also known as "digging up the dead" ceremony) is an exhumation ceremony to honor ancestors. This famadihana was performed by the Malgache people of Madagascar. The body of an ancestor is exhumed, re-wrapped in burial cloths and re-buried. The extended family celebrates with a feast. The film has a sound track narration reco...

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Creators:
Kratz, Corinne Ann, 1953-
Dates:
1983-1984
Size:
8 Film reels (2 hours 58 minutes, color silent; 2400 feet, 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot among the Okiek (Ogiek) of Kenya. Footage includes documentation of a number of girl's coming-of age ceremonies at various sites (Sapoitit [Chepto] and Nkaroni), pottery making, beehive tending, trap making, domestic and economic activities, and scenes of forest and gardens. Please note that the contents of the collection and the lang...

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Creators:
Speed, Francis
Dates:
1984
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 12,000 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Outtakes from the edited film SONS OF THE MOON focuses on the Ngas of Nigeria's Jos Plateau who believe that the moon governs human events as well as the growth of crops. They schedule their lives--including boys' rites of passage to manhood--accordingly. Told from the point of view of an Ngas bard, the film traces the moon's influence on Ngas life...

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Creators:
Mack, Beverly B. (Beverly Blow), 1952-
Dates:
2002, 2005
Size:
664 digital images (JPEG.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains 664 digital images (JPEG files) depicting the built environment, landscape and people of Morocco, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria and South Africa. A large number of images depict people in and around the Gidan Rumfa palace in Kano, Nigeria, including spectators of and participants in a ceremonial procession celebrating Eid ul-Fitr (the end of Ramadan); servants, concubines, praise singers and musicians in and near the palace harem; members of the royal household and the royal guards; and Alhaji Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano. Other images depict architectural features of the palace. Images from Morocco, Ghana, Niger and South Africa include various scenes of daily life, architecture, markets, cemeteries and landscapes.

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Creators:
Wanderwell, Aloha, 1906-1996
Dates:
1921-1931
Size:
2 Film reels (39 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1700 feet , 35mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1976.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The collection consists of edited footage taken by Aloha Baker. The collection also contains related manuscript and photograph materials.

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Creators:
Pope, Arthur.
Dates:
circa 1899-1900
Size:
57 photographic prints (Photograph album)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2007-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This album contains 57 photographic prints, dating from circa 1899-1900, depicting the indigenous peoples of the Belgian Congo (later known as Zaire and presently known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo). Subjects depicted include costumes, body arts (hairstyles and scarification), funerary rituals, weavers and blacksmiths. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Kasai, Kwango and Luba peoples.

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