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Ba Bindu and Bi Mwaka Ameir (March 2018).MOV (144.29 MB)

Conversation Between Babu Bindu and Bibi Mwaka Ameir

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posted on 2021-05-03, 13:36 authored by Bronwen ClachertyBronwen Clacherty, Sylvia Bruinders, Sumangala Damodaran
This video clip was filmed by Bronwen Clacherty in March 2018, in Jambiani, Zanzibar, Tanzania. It shows Babu Bindu sharing the history of Jambiani and the surrounding areas with Bibi Mwaka Ameir and her singing group. This video accompanies Bronwen Clacherty’s (2021) PhD dissertation entitled “Understanding the History of Women's Lives in Zanzibar Through Song and Story: A Gendered Perspective.”


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