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Abafazi pandle (Field Card)
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Drinking parties in this region were usually held inside the huts as there is plenty of wind over the open downs, especially near the sea. The song calls on the women to leave the hut to the men, as they pass the beer around and sing their drinking songs.
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Abatakali - Brief Notes, 1936-1938
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in Max Gluckman Papers, of Royal Anthropological Institute. Archives and Manuscripts (Box L: Zululand Notes Archive, [Folder 5]) (1938) , 8 page(s)
This eight-page, handwritten fieldwork file is a series of brief notes dated from 24.12.36 to 12.1.38, written like a diary. It is headed, 'Abatakali' and contains information on: magic, ex-King Edward, Solomon, George V, arsenic stealing, abduction, flood, wages in reserve, and cattle.
in Max Gluckman Papers, of Royal Anthropological Institute. Archives and Manuscripts (Box L: Zululand Notes Archive, [Folder 5]) (1938) , 8 page(s)
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Abatandani ngumasingili = Their love for each other is exalted (Field Card)
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The interpreter used the word 'high' to describe the love of the singer and her man. 'High' in the sense of exalted, romantic, not quite of this earth.
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Africa with Ade Adepitan, Episode 4, Episode 4
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directed by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008; presented by Ade Adepitan, 1973-; produced by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Africa with Ade Adepitan, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 59 mins
The last leg of Ade Adepitan's tour sees him travelling from the beaches of Mozambique, through South Africa. At Paradise Island, Ade finds an abandoned hotel.
directed by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008; presented by Ade Adepitan, 1973-; produced by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Africa with Ade Adepitan, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 59 mins
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Aftertaste
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written by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; directed by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; produced by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2004), 36 mins
Wine has been made in the Western Cape region of South Africa for over 300 years. At first, slaves and indigenous Khoisan worked the vineyards owned by white European settlers. Classified as 'Coloureds,' the descendants of these laborers have continued to work these vineyards for generations. Until recently, they...
written by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; directed by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; produced by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2004), 36 mins
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Ahe likalakati (Field Card)
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The four leading women sang this song on their knees, and the principal singer also mimed the torso, hip and arm movements of the dance whilst she sang.
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Amadoda e Lenge = Men of Lenge (Field Card)
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Two tunes learnt or composed by L. Shandu during his childhood when he was a herdboy tending cattle. The theme of the 'unkind mother' is fairly common.
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Amapoyisa ahlal esangweni = The police are at the gate (Field Card)
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Annual Report: Northern Zululand, Year Ending 31.8.1937
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in Max Gluckman Papers, of Royal Anthropological Institute. Archives and Manuscripts (Box A: Lozi Notebooks 1942 and 1944, [Folder 1]) (01 September 1937) , 7 page(s)
Date: 25.9.37. Place: Nongoma. A seven-page, typewritten memorandum from the Government Veterinary Officer at Nongoma to the Senior Veterinary Officer in Pietermaritzburg is headed "Annual Report: Northern Zululand" and contains information on: an outbreak of East Coast Fever; the prevalence of other livestock dis...
in Max Gluckman Papers, of Royal Anthropological Institute. Archives and Manuscripts (Box A: Lozi Notebooks 1942 and 1944, [Folder 1]) (01 September 1937) , 7 page(s)
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Answers to Fifty Questions, Undated
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in Max Gluckman Papers, of Royal Anthropological Institute. Archives and Manuscripts (Box L: Zululand Notes Archive, [Folder 7]) (1938) , 10 page(s)
This 10-page, undated, handwritten fieldwork file contains the numbered answers to 50 questions, with some left blank.
in Max Gluckman Papers, of Royal Anthropological Institute. Archives and Manuscripts (Box L: Zululand Notes Archive, [Folder 7]) (1938) , 10 page(s)
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