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oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1198407

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Title:Joseph Kasaon describes the role of bamwayi
kasaon-bamwayi
Contributor:BENSON
Tatu Toros
Joseph Kasaon
Coverage:Kenya
Date:2016-02-11
Description:In this video, Kasaon describes the role of the traditional circumcizer (bamwayi) including his qualifications, expectations and character. Modern practice has changed the role of the bamwayi and the now work in conjunction with public health officials who ensure that they use medically sterilized equipment. Christians and a few modernized parents also prefer sending their children to hospitals for medical male circumcision which is encouraged by the government. This means that such boys would not undergo the rigours of traditional seclusion. They also forego the educational value of the initiation process. Traditionalists consider the latter as weaklings
Format:video/mp4
video/avchd
Identifier:oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1198407
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1198407%23
Subject:Procedural narrative
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:MPI1198407
DateStamp:  2018-07-15
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Search Info

Citation: BENSON; Tatu Toros; Joseph Kasaon. 2016-02-11. Endangered Languages Archive.
Terms: area_Africa country_KE iso639_tec

Inferred Metadata

Country: Kenya
Area: Africa


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