Ethiopia 1969 Reel 26 of 65

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:33
Film ID F16-0369
Film Description Reel 26 of 65
Unedited travelogue
Addis Ababa
Awash Station


Cat. Reel 369 1969: Reel 26: Ethiopia. April 17-18. Addis Ababa. Awash Station

Filling water skin and gourds at waterhole (general view).
Filling water skin using funnel.
Lifting water skins to ground level.
Filling a gourd.
Lifting a water skin.
Views on near side of waterhole.
Weaver-bird nests: lack "tunnel" entrance (most entrances face away from wind).
Double nest.
Nest in tree.
Awash River Gorge (water lost in lake and desert before it can reach
ocean): note new railroad bridge, pillars of old bridge, in Great
Rift Valley.
Escarpment, village (Harari Tribe).
Man with sandals, leather rope, skirt, canes, gourd.
Rope bundle, metal ax.
Woman braiding rope by hand, holding finished rope in mouth: note armlets, beads, bracelets, hairstyle (some cu of braiding).
Bundle (baby?) on back.
Braiding hemp.
Toothy young girl.
Branch frame shelter for man who protects grain in field: note construction (cu).
Weaver bird nest.
Charcoal kiln.
Yard, hut, charcoal, in bags.
Wooden mortar and pestle.
Wooden saddle for carrying wood.
Cactus flower (mcu, cu).
Two Tukuls with grain hutch on stone base: note evenness of lower border
of thatch.
Half thatched tukul in tukul compound. Tukuls.
Small roadside market.
Rich farmland.
Tukul under construction: note branch bands strengthening lower part.
Tukul with kitchen addition.
Tukul, yard, garden, grain storage, brush fence.
Tukul: spire at apex, freshly plastered walls.
Corral of branches or saplings.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Addis Ababa, Awash Station, Tukuls, Harari people
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