DOBES Archive

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Bahati explains how honey is harvested, and other useful things to know about honey
Song4__WoMen_Song1
Traditional Akie songs sung, Leadsinger: mainly Nkokooyai
Song6__WoMen_Songs
Traditional Akie songs sung, Leadsinger: mainly Nkokooyai, Nkoseiyyo
Hunting2
Bahati tells about hunting, poison
Animals3__Imitation_of_Animals1
Bahati imitates animals and explains some of their characteristic features
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
Animals5__Animal_behavior_of_big_animals
Papalai narrates about the behavior of the animals, elephants, rhinos, kudus, antelopes, and zebras
Informal4__Conversation_Bahati_Nkoiseyyo2
Conversation between Nkoiseyyo and Bahati in the car about everyday problems
Medicine2__Womans_medicine
Bahati diggs out roots used as medicine for women
Song1__Women_Songs_1
Traditiona Akie songs performed by Nevumba, Nkokooya
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
Relationship3
Bahati tells about his visit by the Hadza. He elaborates what he thinks about these other tribe of hunter gatherers
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