DOBES Archive

Tales3
Bahati narrates another story of the monster sokwe mtu
Tales5
Lamazani tells the story of a girld called Ntaakwa
LifeCareer1
Nkauli tells about his life
Honey3
Papalai in front of his sister's house narrates about how to harvest honey
Buffalo1
Bahati narrates the real event of the attack of the buffalo during search of honey. The buffalo wounded his uncle Papalai.
Tales4
Ramathani narrates the story tale of a girl who loves a certain fruit a lot
LifeCareer5
Nenkishon tells about her life, elaborates also about the women's tasks, the men's tasks, marriage
Pegs2
Bahati makes wooden pegs for collecting honey in the baobab. The pegs are hit into the baobab stem to make a ladder for climbing up
Tales1
Nkokooyai narrates the story tale of the monster sokwe mtu, known for eating children, living in the forest
Blessing2
The ancestors of the Akie are being asked for good luck. The blessing is performed by men before going to hunt.
Honey6
Bahati prepares everything for harvesting honey, making fire, straw bundle being burned for fumigation, climbing up the baobab, hanging in front of the bee comb, collecting honey, putting the honey into the honey bag, climbing down again
Animals4__Imitation_of_Birds2
Bahati imitates birds and explains about their characteristic features
Blessing3__Smoke_Bird_Blessing_
Bahati tells about the hunting ritual "smoke bird"
Tales6
Lamazani tells another story of the monster sokwe mtu
Ceremonies2
Nkokoyya's house - Papalyi tells atout Kaalantaisee, the second dritual used during circumcision
Song2__Women_Songs2
Traditional Akie songs sung, Leadsinger: mainly Nkokooyai
Tales2
Papalai narrates the story tale of the monster called sokwe mtu