Niger 1967 Reel 2 of 52

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:46
Film ID F16-0293
Film Description Reel 2 of 52
Unedited travelogue


Reel 2 of 52
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 293 1967: Reel 2: Niger. Feb. 7-8 Kollo. Sagoy. Tera. Tarliganda.

At Kollo:
Man casting fish net, holding rope end in his mouth.
Pulling in net: note weights.
Casting net.
Boat going through passage in reeds to village.
Hooked fish. Large water lily.
Morning glory.
People in loaded boat on Niger.
Boat poled through channel.
Horses at a marsh village.
Vultures taking flight.
At Sagoy Village: separated from mainland by high water:
A nice fish.
Horse, saddle.
African woman: scarred cheeks, baby (cu).
Horizontal reed-loom for mat making.
Weaving colored-reed mat by hand (cu)
Clay grain storage vessel, handle on cover (cu).
Forked-stick and slat frame for reed mat bed.
Dugouts bringing grass to village.
Simple hand loom: weaving cloth strip (good cu details).
Large clay grain storage vessel with side opening, clay door.
Millet (cu).
Pounding millet in wooden mortar.
Brush fence to protect tree from animals.
At Tarliganda [?] Village:
Men carrying bricks.
Village women by a wall.
Clay grain vessel with side-door (cu).
Hut with a red door (mcu).
Reed fence. Mud houses with water spouts.
Woman with two jars on shoulder stick.
Women filling water jars. Two-section canoe.
Bricks drying in conical heap.
Empty marketplace. Empty thatched huts.
River: old iron ferry. Dugout.
Side of beef brought to load on ferry.
Ferry with two tugs. Dockside activity.
Ferry: end view.
At Tera:
Preparing Kebab. Fire on top of dirt mound.
Kebab mound with wind shield, meat on sticks (cu).
Chopping kebab meat on a much used log.
Kebab on screen grill over fire.
Putting kebab on sticks.
Salt chunks for sale on reed mat.
Food for sale.
Market: gourds on heads, babies on mothers' backs.

Woman with stiff braids (cu).
Woman with coin headband: note hairstyle.
Market: people sitting.
Woman spinning: tiny hand-held spindle.
Woman: heavy anklets.
Market scenes.
A chief: flat brimmed reed hat, chin band.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Kollo, Sagoy, Tera, Tarliganda, Fishing, Village life, Hairstyles