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Mammy Water : in search of the water spirits in Nigeria

Author: Donald Arthur; Sabine Jell-Bahlsen; University of California (System). Extension Media Center,; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm),
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1989.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : Igbo
Database:WorldCat
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Mammy Water is a pidgin English name for a local water goddess worshipped by the Ibibio, Ijaw, and Igbo speaking peoples of southeastern Nigeria. The water goddess traditionally gives wealth and children, compensates for hardships, and is sought in times of illness and need, especially by women. Her various cults are led, predominantly, by priestesses.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Arthur; Sabine Jell-Bahlsen; University of California (System). Extension Media Center,; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm),
OCLC Number: 877880162
Language Note: This edition in Igbo and English with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 6, 2014).
Event notes: Recorded in 1989 in Nigeria.
Description: 1 online resource (61 min.)
Responsibility: directed by Sabine Jell-Bahlsen ; produced by Sabine Jell-Bahlsen and Extension Media Center, University of California.

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Mammy Water is a pidgin English name for a local water goddess worshipped by the Ibibio, Ijaw, and Igbo speaking peoples of southeastern Nigeria. The water goddess traditionally gives wealth and children, compensates for hardships, and is sought in times of illness and need, especially by women. Her various cults are led, predominantly, by priestesses.

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