DOBES Archive

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
Ceremonies1
Bahati tells about circumsicion of boys
Song6__WoMen_Songs
Traditional Akie songs sung, Leadsinger: mainly Nkokooyai, Nkoseiyyo
Hunting1
Nkuyaki shows the contents of a traditional quiver used for hunting
Hunting5
Papalai performs hunting calls used by the Akie at the side of the successful hunted animal
Wedding1__ManWedding1
Bahati tells about his upcoming wedding
Honey1
Nkuyaki tells about honey harvesting
Hunting2
Bahati tells about hunting, poison
Women2
Nenkishon explains things in Nevumba's house
BaobabCave1
Nkoiseyyo shows a baobab cave which us used as a sleeping place for the night in the forest during honey collection
Animals6__Imitation_of_Birds2
Bahati tells about the meaning of birds for the Akie, e.g. how they are used during hunt to get information about the environment
Women3_Womens_tasks_Making_fire_wood_
Nkokooyai makes fire wood out of a big log
Informal2__Informal_talk
Informal talk after singing
Animals5__Animal_behavior_of_big_animals
Papalai narrates about the behavior of the animals, elephants, rhinos, kudus, antelopes, and zebras
Food2__Food_Taboos
Bahati talks about food taboos of the Akie
Food1__Beans_food_to_eat
Nkuyaki and Nkokooyai tell about beans, food to eat
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
Tales1
Nkokooyai narrates the story tale of the monster sokwe mtu, known for eating children, living in the forest
Baobab2
Nkoiseyyo standing in front of a baobab explains verious things of the Babobab; its meaning and use for the Akie.