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To Live With Herds

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Demonstrates the effects of nation building in pre-Amin Uganda on the seminomadic pastoral Jie. Looks at life in a traditional Jie homestead during a harsh dry season.
VHS
1996; 1971
Ivy (By Request)
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The Wedding Camels: A Turkana Marriage

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Documents the wedding preparations of the daughter of one of the senior men of the Turkana district, northwestern Kenya.
VHS
1976
Ivy (By Request)
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Lorang's Way: A Turkana Man

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Insightful profile of a senior man of the seminomadic Turkana of northwestern Kenya. Because the Turkana are relatively isolated and self-sufficient, most see their way of life continuing unchanged into the future. But Lorang thinks otherwise, for he has seen something of the outside world. This is a study of a man who has come to view his society as vulnerable, and whose traditional role in it has been shaped by that realization.
VHS
1980; 1977
Ivy (By Request)
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A Wife Among Wives: Notes on Turkana Marriage

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An ethnographic inquiry into the marriage customs of the Turkana people of northwestern Kenya.
VHS
1981
Ivy (By Request)
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Bosnia Hotel

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The United Nations peace keeping force in Bosnia included soldiers from nations and cultures that did not know where Bosnia was, or what the conflict was about. Among them was a force from Kenya which included several Samburu warriors. Bosnia Hotel films these warriors after their return to their ancestral land. It shows their present life as cattle herders on the African plain. They tell of their experience in the "white man's war."In many ways, their confusion about what was going on between the Serbs, Bosnians and Croats was not very different from many in the Western world who had full access to news reports. Why were neighbors killing one another, and why were women and children being killed? By "turning the tables", the indigenous people get to speak of their impression of the [...]
Online
1997