Illinois Wesleyan University Swahili Expressive Arts Collection (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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Zefe Procession at the Waterfront
Zefe Procession at the Waterfront
TitleZefe Procession at the Waterfront
SubjectSwahili Dance
Religious Life and Customs
Maulidi
Lamu, Kenya, Africa
20th century
DescriptionSinging praises to the Prophet Muhammad, Swahili men, dressed in ceremonial clothing, perform choreographed movements as they slowly make their way along the Lamu seafront in the annual zefe procession.
CreatorRebecca Gearhart, Ph.D., Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Illinois Wesleyan University, rgearhar@iwu.edu
Collection NameSwahili Expressive Arts Collection (Illinois Wesleyan University)
RightsRebecca Gearhart, Ph.D., Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Illinois Wesleyan University retains the rights to this material. Permission to reproduce these images must be granted by Professor Gearhart. Please contact her at rgearhar@iwu.edu for more information.
Date.Original1995
Date.Digital2007
Format.Original35 mm photograph
Format.Digital.jpg
Type.OriginalEvent
Type.Digitalimage
Digitization SpecsScanned using [scanner type] with [software]
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