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Niger 1967 Reel 3 of 52


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Reel 3 of 52
Unedited travelogue
Birni N'Gaouré

Cat. Reel 294. 1967: Reel 3: Niger. Feb. 8-9. Tera. Feneko. Niamey. Birni N'Gaouré. Magaria.

Leather bags of millet.
Panorama (of Tera).
Bundles of wood for sale.
Village. Net fishing (Tera).
Village: low walls are boundaries of properties (Feneko).
Pounding millet: wooden pestle.
Village huts.
Skin bellows for fire (underexposed).
Mending metal dish using tongs.
Baobab trees.
Nomads. Tents. Girls in braids (cu).
People selling at ferry landing.
Ferry approaching landing: motorized tugs, landing planks.
At Niamey market:
Metallic embroidery cloth.
Salt "posts," skins, for sale.
Used clothing for sale.
Pottery: note two-mouthed jugs (cu).
Foot treadle sewing machine operator. Shade skins for sale.
Gourd dishes.
Traditional medicine: bits of clay, metal, cloth, etc.
Coiled fish (possibly from Kollo).
Market scenes: crowds.
Worn chopping block.
Market scenes: crowds, woman with metallic dress or scarf.
Outdoor Museum showing tribal tents (Niamey):
Tent of Toubous of Belma: large awl to fasten sections (cu)
(*see K's notes on museum).
Tents of Toureg de L'Air: sections fastened with heavy cord:
skin top, center support.
Tente Wogo: hemispherical mat tent, sections fastened by reed
Tente Kourtei: hemispherical mat tent, vertical strips.
Peul Tent: reed tent, top half is conical.
Market (en-route to Birni N'Gaouré).
Animal section: camels.
Market: general view.
Earthen mounds for kebabs.
Camel saddles. Camel meat cooking (some cu).
Market at Birni N'Gaouré.
Tribal men.
Millet in bundles.
Land Rover: flat tire.
Village, granaries ( en-route to Madaoua).
Village of Magaria:
Granaries. Reed fences.
Boys grinding grain on flat stone. Note haircut.
Women with children.
Small earthen granary vessel.
Village, granaries: huts, reed fence, wattle granary
Mounting saddled horses.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Tags: Birni N'Gaouré | Marketplaces | Museums | Niamey | Nomadic life | Nomadic people | Village life
Rights:All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.

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