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Suriname 1936 Reel 4 of XX


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Film Id:f16-0010
Film Description:[Unidentified town] Suriname.
Carriage.
Fields. House. Uniformed man on horse.
Turkeys.
Windmill: brick or stone.
Ruins (?) Hovels (?).
Houses in town: window balconies.
Fleet of row boats at dock.
People, traffic.
Foliage; children doing step-drill.
Thatch-roofed houses on stilts, [interesting) People washing clothes in river.
Old man in fez holding a parrot. Snake on ground.
Trees, blossoms, flowers.
Market: covered stalls. Man with bicycle.
Scenes of bay. Boats. Bay-shore or river shore: view from water.
Town. Rude housing. Canoes on river.
"Djuka or bush Negroes descendants of runaway African slaves".[Ndyuka Maroon people]
Maintain authentic African village lifestyle. "Note the blue beads." [title]
Ndyuka Maroon village: woman with baby.
Grass hut. People. Nursing baby.
Thatched V-shaped shelter. Board and thatch house.
A couple holding hands.
General scenes of village life, houses
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Ndyuka Maroon people, Suriname, Republic of Suriname, Paramaribo, South Asian diaspora, African diaspora
Tags: African diaspora | Ndyuka Maroon people | Paramaribo | Republic of Suriname | South Asian diaspora | Suriname
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