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Nigeria 1959 Reel 29 of 31

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Film Id:F16-0178
Film Description:Reel 29 of 31
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 178 1959: 29: Nigeria. Kano. Katsina.

Crowds going to mosque.
People standing in rows at mosque.
Camels at fuel plantation.
Turban and veiled tribesman with sword (mws).
Honey hive in tree. Tribesmen.
Girl: note hairdo (cu).
A head-man on horseback.
Square mud house
Removing object from cylinder by hand.
Camels being unloaded (mws, cv).
Hut: note construction.
Dyeing pits: indigo dye.
Cleaning skins
Wattle and daub construction method.
Boys with reed-rope. Cattle.
Barbering: sharpening razor on arm (some overexposed).
Market: Pottery jars. Men.
Sawing chunks of salt.
Making rope: note use of toes and feet.
Packing pottery.
Horse saddle (cu).
Locally made "Violin".
Market scenes.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Kano, Katsina, Wattle and daub, Mosques, Weaving, Threshing, Hausa people
Tags: Hausa people | Kano | Katsina | Mosques | Threshing | Wattle and daub | Weaving
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