Illinois Wesleyan University Swahili Expressive Arts Collection (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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Goma Dancers with bakora (canes)
Goma Dancers with bakora (canes)
TitleGoma Dancers with bakora (canes)
SubjectSwahili Dance
Religious Life and Customs
Maulidi
Lamu, Kenya, Africa
20th century
DescriptionGoma dancers from Siyu town on Pate Island don their ceremonial dress, which features hand-embroidered caps (kofia).
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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