DOBES Archive

Hunting2
Bahati tells about hunting, poison
Hunting1
Nkuyaki shows the contents of a traditional quiver used for hunting
Baobab2
Nkoiseyyo standing in front of a baobab explains verious things of the Babobab; its meaning and use for the Akie.
LifeCareer5
Nenkishon tells about her life, elaborates also about the women's tasks, the men's tasks, marriage
Blessing2
The ancestors of the Akie are being asked for good luck. The blessing is performed by men before going to hunt.
Women2
Nenkishon explains things in Nevumba's house
Fire1
Nkoiseyyo makes fire in a traditional way, using a fire-stick and a fire-bark, during blessing ceremony
Hunting5
Papalai performs hunting calls used by the Akie at the side of the successful hunted animal
Straw bundle
Bahati collects different varieties of grass to prepare a straw bundle which is used to fumigate the bees before collecting the honey out of the beehive. The straw bundle has to be made freshly each time honey is being harvested.
LifeCareer3
Nkoiseyyo tells about his life, his marriage, his children, interviewed by the researcher
LifeCareer7
Nankoyya tells about her children, the marriage of her very young daughters
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
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
Tale9
Bahati narrates the story tale of the sun and the moon, a traditional Akie story; explaining how the sun and the moon came into existence
Animals1__Small_antelopes
Nkuyaki talks about small antelopes, how to hunt, the quality of their meet, their behavior
Rope
Bahati makes a rope out of a tree bark. This rope is used as a safety rope for him where he holding him in front of the bee comb up in the baobab. It needs to be freshly made every time using it.
Tale8
Bahati narrates the story tale which explains how it came that the Akie became hunter gatherers whereas the Maasai became cattle herders, a very traditional Akie story
Tales6
Lamazani tells another story of the monster sokwe mtu
Tales4
Ramathani narrates the story tale of a girl who loves a certain fruit a lot
Tales2
Papalai narrates the story tale of the monster called sokwe mtu