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Women's Sons Blacksmiths

Reference

452

Duration

00:12:00

Production year

1970

Versions

Original material

SD
4/3
Color
Sound

Director(s)

Nicole ECHARD

Summary

Among the Hausa in Niger, "women's sons" blacksmiths are the sons of a mother of the blacksmiths' caste and a father from outside the group. The film shows the functions and activities of these "women's sons" as griots to the blacksmiths.

Author(s)

Scientific topics

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