Illinois Wesleyan University Swahili Expressive Arts Collection (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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President of Zanzibar Inspects Dancers
President of Zanzibar Inspects Dancers
TitlePresident of Zanzibar Inspects Dancers
SubjectSwahili Dance
Religious Life and Customs
Maulidi
Lamu, Kenya, Africa
20th century
DescriptionLamu's Riyadha Mosque is the site of the music and dance (ngoma) competitions that take place over the four-day Maulidi celebration. Dignitaries, such as the President of Zanzibar (pictured here in yellow) inspect the dance groups representing various Swahili communities in the Lamu archipelago.
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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