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N/um tchai : the ceremonial dance of the!Kung Bushmen

Author: John Marshall; Bushman Film Studios.; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009, 1969.
Series: Kung; Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents a formalized Bushman curing ceremony in the Kalahari Desert area of South West Africa by showing an all-night n/um tchai (medicine dance) in which a number of men go into trance and exercise special curing powers. Divided into two parts: the first reviews and explains typical dance scenes; the second shows the ceremony without narration.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Marshall; Bushman Film Studios.; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
OCLC Number: 849667063
Language Note: This edition in English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Apr. 2, 2013).
Description: 1 online resource (20 min.).
Series Title: Kung; Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Other Titles: Num tchai
Ceremonial dance of the!Kung Bushmen
Responsibility: [directed, produced, narrated] by John Marshall.

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Documents a formalized Bushman curing ceremony in the Kalahari Desert area of South West Africa by showing an all-night n/um tchai (medicine dance) in which a number of men go into trance and exercise special curing powers. Divided into two parts: the first reviews and explains typical dance scenes; the second shows the ceremony without narration.

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