Work Description

Title: Central Mali oils soaps and soda-ash documentaries Open Access Deposited
Attribute Value
  • shooting video footage and editing into documentaries
  • Videos done in the course of linguistic fieldwork in Central Mali. They are presented here in two or three video formats. The videos show how Dogon villagers press oil from nuts and fruit pits, make liquid soda ash (French potasse), and make soap. Some are in standard documentary form, some early ones ("compendiums") are sequences of brief clips. Most were made in Beni village or in the Douentza area.
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Funding agency
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
Date coverage
  • 2010 to 2011
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Last modified
  • 06/09/2018
  • 05/10/2018
To Cite this Work:
Heath, J. (2018). Central Mali oils soaps and soda-ash documentaries [Data set]. University of Michigan - Deep Blue.


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