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Sons of the moon : a film

Author: Dierdre LaPin; Francis Speed; University of California (System). Extension Media Center.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Extension Media Center, 1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Beta : VHS tape : Partial animation : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells how the moon is a key symbol in the cosmology of the Ngas, an agricultural people who live in isolated hamlets in Nigeria's Jos Plateau. This documentary, told from the point of view of a traditional Ngas bard, traces the moon's influence on Ngas work and thought during a single growing season. Includes animation.
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Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dierdre LaPin; Francis Speed; University of California (System). Extension Media Center.
OCLC Number: 12333943
Notes: Title from data sheet.
Credits: Cinematographer, Francis Speed ; editor, Paul Marcus ; narrator, Mfundi Vundla.
Target Audience: Ages 17 through adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sd., col. + 1 guide.
Responsibility: by Dierdre LaPin and Francis Speed.

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Tells how the moon is a key symbol in the cosmology of the Ngas, an agricultural people who live in isolated hamlets in Nigeria's Jos Plateau. This documentary, told from the point of view of a traditional Ngas bard, traces the moon's influence on Ngas work and thought during a single growing season. Includes animation.

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