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Death by myth

Author: John Marshall; Claire Ritchie; Kalfam Productions, Inc.; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, 2002.
Series: Kalahari family, pt. 5.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Namibian independence attracts vast amounts of international aid, but development programs no longer benefit Ju/'hoan farms. We witness the power of the "Bushman myth", belief that Ju/'hoansi live uniquely in harmony with nature and are born to hunt. Promised great wealth, Ju/'hoansi vote to establish a nature conservancy. When their profits are a meager 75 Namibian dollars ($10.50 US) each, Ju/'hoansi ask, "Where  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ethnographic films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Marshall; Claire Ritchie; Kalfam Productions, Inc.; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
OCLC Number: 51326225
Credits: Camera, Peter Baker ... [et al.] ; music, G/ao "//Uashi" /Ui, Pitchie Rommelaere, Kxao of Kapupupahedi; narrator, Rena Baskin.
Performer(s): Voiceover actors: Jerry Mofokeng, Lucia Mthiyane, Michael Sishange, Itumeleng Walehulere.
Description: 1 videocassette (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Kalahari family, pt. 5.
Responsibility: Kalfam Productions, Inc. ; directed by John Marshall and Claire Ritchie, written and edited by John Marshall.

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Namibian independence attracts vast amounts of international aid, but development programs no longer benefit Ju/'hoan farms. We witness the power of the "Bushman myth", belief that Ju/'hoansi live uniquely in harmony with nature and are born to hunt. Promised great wealth, Ju/'hoansi vote to establish a nature conservancy. When their profits are a meager 75 Namibian dollars ($10.50 US) each, Ju/'hoansi ask, "Where is all the money going"?

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