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!Kung Bushmen Hunting Equipment 1966

Human Studies Film Archives
Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee

Edited film shot in the Nyae-Nyae region of the Kalahari in Namibia. Shown in detail are all the pieces of the !Kung hunting kit and how each piece is made and used, from the collection of the raw materials to the final fabrication, including the preparation of poison arrows. Film is made from footage shot in conjunction with the 1952-1953 expedition supported by the Peabody Museum of Harvard University and the Smithsonian Institution.

Three Aged Bushmen Building Grass Shelter SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

N/um Tchai: the Ceremonial Dance of the !Kung Bushmen 1969

Human Studies Film Archives
Supplementary materials: 1 Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee Edited film shot in the Nyae-Nyae region of the Kalahari Desert in Namibia. A "medicine dance" is depicted among the !Kung and the role of (dancing/supernatural potency) in healing and in warding off evil forces is explained. Women are shown sitting on the ground, clapping and singing and occasionally dancing a round or two, while men circle around them, singing and stamping rhythms with their feet. Several !Kung men are seen in different levels of trance, a state associated , (healing power within a curer). Film is made from footage shot in conjunction with the 1957 expedition supported by the Peabody Museum of Harvard University and the Smithsonian Institution.

The music of !Kung Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert, Africa [sound recording] / recorded by John Phillipson ; edited by Moses Asch

Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Cover design by Ronald Clyne.

Notes by John Phillipson (3 p. : ill.) inserted in container.

Performed by !Kung musicians.

Recorded in the Central Kalahari Desert [probably Botswana], Africa.

Related materials may be found in the Moses and Frances Asch Collection, also held by this repository. Related materials may include correspondence pertaining to the recording, original cover art designs, production materials and business records, and audiotapes from studio production.

Traditional music of Botswana, Africa [sound recording] : a journey with tape recorder along Southern Botswana from Mochudi to Kang / recorded and annotated by Elizabeth Nelbach Wood

Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Program notes (6 p. : ill.) inserted in container.

Recorded in Botswana between 1975 to 1978.

Bushman Boys and Girls, Two with Face Paint, Smoking Cigarettes September 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Aged Bushman Wearing Sennec (Baboon) Hat and Blanket SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Aged Man with Bow and Aged Woman Outside Brush Structure In Desert; Metal Cookware Nearby 1899

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photoprint on paper mount

Aged Bushman Wearing Sennec (Baboon) Skin Hat SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Aged Bushman Wearing Sennec (Baboon) Hat and Blanket SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Middle Aged Bushman SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Aged Bushman Drinking Water from Ostrich Eggshell Container SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Young Bushman Woman Wearing Sennec (Baboon) Hat and Shell Ornaments And Holding Child SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

"Female Bosjesman" n.d. Lithograph

National Anthropological Archives
Ink and on paper lithograph on paper mount

Woman in Costume

Abraham, 106 Years Old, Bushman Patriarch of Southern Kalahari, In Costume and Holding Switch SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Young Bushman with Bow, Arrow, and Bark Quiver Containing Arrow and Switch SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Young Bushman with Bow, Arrow, and Bark Quiver Containing Arrow and Switch SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Aged Bushman Costume, Drinking Water from Ostrich Eggshell Container SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Abraham, 106 Years Old, Bushman Patriarch of Southern Kalahari, In Costume and Holding Switch SEP 1936

National Anthropological Archives
Black and white photomechanical print

Gazania krebsiana Less.

NMNH - Botany Dept.
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