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Akakalu Babini (Field Card)
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The large Igogo deja was carved out of a single log and shaped like an antelope. It was 43" tall, the body 52" long, the tail 28 1/2" and the head 33". It was 42 1/2" wide, a total of 9 foot 5 1/2" long from tip to tail. The four legs were 10" tall carrying the triangular sectioned body, sounding two notes -- 56...
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Akakalu Babini (Track)
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The large Igogo deja was carved out of a single log and shaped like an antelope. It was 43" tall, the body 52" long, the tail 28 1/2" and the head 33". It was 42 1/2" wide, a total of 9 foot 5 1/2" long from tip to tail. The four legs were 10" tall carrying the triangular sectioned body, sounding two notes -- 56...
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Akamkungulu kagaya (Track)
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Why are you angry with me, You are not my father, You are not my brother, Leave me alone.' The drums only appear towards the end of the item.
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Akpadi Kaolisi (Field Card)
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"A woman stole some maize." Togo women are said to have a large repertoire of women's songs which are sung at special parties and dances.
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Akpadi Kaolisi (Track)
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"This food is for the girls." Lili is the sister of Chief Anga, and Nebaliya is his cousin. They are both good looking girls and have been much photographed and praised by visitors to their village near Paulis. These girls have the typical slanting eyes and the long upper eyelids associated with the Mangbetu grou...
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Alaina n’kuphika nkhwani (Field Card)
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This kind of dance, they say, was first introduced into the district by Yao people, about 15 years ago, 1940, when it was originally sung in the Yao language, from the Fort Johnstone District. But the Chewa girls liked the dance and made up their own words for it. They reflect the young girls growing sense of resp...
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Alele iya olumbe (Field Card)
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The canoes of the Wagenya are large dugouts, often 60 feet in length and about 30 to 50 inches in width. They can hold as many as 70 - 100 paddlers on festive occasions and have been made famous of recent years by their appearance in films such as "Sander
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Alele iya olumbe (Track)
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The canoes of the Wagenya are large dugouts, often 60 feet in length and about 30 to 50 inches in width. They can hold as many as 70 - 100 paddlers on festive occasions and have been made famous of recent years by their appearance in films such as "Sander
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