The Mursi Nitha /

For the first time in 30 years, the Nitha ceremony which gives adulthood to an entire generation is performed by the Mursi of southwestern Ethiopia, amid fears that this may be the last. The continuing attacks on the tribe by the Bume and other neighboring enemies using automatic weapons and the con...

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Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c1991.
Series: Disappearing world.
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Summary: For the first time in 30 years, the Nitha ceremony which gives adulthood to an entire generation is performed by the Mursi of southwestern Ethiopia, amid fears that this may be the last. The continuing attacks on the tribe by the Bume and other neighboring enemies using automatic weapons and the constant threat of drought and famine all undermine the existence of the Mursi.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 12, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (52 min.) : sd., col.
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