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The Maasai and agents of change

Author: Kakuta Ole Maimai Hamisi; Filmakers Library, inc.
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 2001.
Series: VAST - Academic video online
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A rare opportunity to see life among the Maasai as filmed by one of their own warriors. The filmmaker and narrator is a Maasai who is studying at a United States college. He returned to Kenya to film the lifestyles and colorful ceremonies of his people before their culture becomes extinct. We learn that the traditional pastoral and nomadic life is under attack by outside forces who want to impose a money economy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kakuta Ole Maimai Hamisi; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 794307855
Language Note: English and Masai with English subtitles.
Notes: Previously published as DVD.
Description: 1 online resource (33 min.).
Series Title: VAST - Academic video online
Other Titles: Masai and agents of change
Responsibility: a film by Kakuta Ole Maimai Hamisi.

Abstract:

"A rare opportunity to see life among the Maasai as filmed by one of their own warriors. The filmmaker and narrator is a Maasai who is studying at a United States college. He returned to Kenya to film the lifestyles and colorful ceremonies of his people before their culture becomes extinct. We learn that the traditional pastoral and nomadic life is under attack by outside forces who want to impose a money economy and privatize the land."--Original container.

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