OLAC Record
oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1198403

Metadata
Title:Elgon community performing the muthirioth dance
elgon-muthirioth
Contributor:BENSON
Peter Byegon
Elgon Terik community
Coverage:Kenya
Date:2016-02-09
Description:The muthirioth dance is one of the highlights a day to circumcision. In this dance, the older initiated young men (muthirinik) appear in the arena from the secret hideout where they leave the pre-inititaes They come laden with the sinendet around their necks. Their number coincides with that of the initiates and they are joined by the rest of the community regardless of age or gender. The dance is vigorous and jovial, to display their cultural pride and promote the virtues of undergoing circumcision.
Format:video/mp4
video/avchd
Identifier:oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1198403
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1198403%23
Subject:Ritual/religious
Terik language
Subject (ISO639):tec
Type:Video

OLAC Info

Archive:  Endangered Languages Archive
Description:  http://www.language-archives.org/archive/soas.ac.uk
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OAI Info

OaiIdentifier:  oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1198403
DateStamp:  2018-07-15
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Search Info

Citation: BENSON; Peter Byegon; Elgon Terik community. 2016-02-09. Endangered Languages Archive.
Terms: area_Africa country_KE iso639_tec

Inferred Metadata

Country: Kenya
Area: Africa


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