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Title: Central Mali cultural event documentaries Open Access Deposited
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  • shooting video and editing into documentaries
  • Documentaries about festivals (some annual, some less often) and ceremonial events, filmed in the course of linguistic fieldwork in central Mali. Those relating to Dogon are: Bamba fishfest 2010; Degeju festival at Yendouma 2012; Dogon cowfest at Pergue 2011; Ginna Dogon 2011 Bandiagara; Koira Bery festival 2010; Songho circumcision 2010; Tomtoms of Tupere; and Yanda huntfest 2010. Bangande (speakers of Bangime) are represented in Tabaski at Bounou (the Muslim feast of the ram). Fulbe are represented in Cowfest at Bamguel 2011 (cowfests are a Fulbe specialty, but the Dogon of Pergue have their own). Songhay is represented by Coronation at Hombori 2011 (the enthronment or "intronisation" of a new king of Hombori). Videos are available in multiple formats.
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Funding agency
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
Date coverage
  • 2010 to 2011
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Last modified
  • 06/09/2018
  • 05/09/2018
To Cite this Work:
Heath, J. (2018). Central Mali cultural event documentaries [Data set]. University of Michigan - Deep Blue.


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