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Tikar (Äquatorialafrika, Kameruner Grasland) - Totengedenkfest für die Königsmütter in Oku - 9. Die Militärgesellschaft Nfuh

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Title Tikar (Äquatorialafrika, Kameruner Grasland) - Totengedenkfest für die Königsmütter in Oku - 9. Die Militärgesellschaft Nfuh
Alternative Title Tikar (Equatorial Africa, Cameroon Grasslands) - Festival Commemorating the Deceased King's Mothers in Oku - 9. The Military Society Nfuh
Author Koloss, Hans-Joachim
License No Open Access License:
German copyright law applies. This film may be used for your own use but it may not be distributed via the internet or passed on to external parties.
DOI 10.3203/IWF/E-3100
IWF Signature E 3100
Publisher IWF (Göttingen)
Release Date 1995
Language German
Producer Hermann Schlenker Filmproduktion
Production Year 1977

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IWF Technical Data Film, 16 mm, LT, 213 m ; F, 19 1/2 min

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Subject Area Ethnology
Abstract Das erste und bedeutendste der alljährlichen Totengedenkfeste im Königreich Oku ist die vom Palast veranstaltete Zeremonie. Im letzten Teil der einwöchigen Veranstaltung treten die wichtigen Militärgesellschaften auf. Zu ihnen gehört Nfuh, deren Tanzauftritt von einer großen Elfenbeintrompete begleitet wird. Anschließend führen sieben Medizinmänner ein öffentliches Medizinritual durch.
The first and most important of the annual feasts in Oku commemorating the deceased is the ceremony organized by the Royal Palace. During the final part of the one-week-ceremonies the influential military societies have their public appearances. One of them is Nfuh. The group dances in front of the spectators accompanied by a huge ivory trumpet. Afterwards seven medicine men publicly carry out a medicine ritual.
Keywords Tikar
Musikinstrumente / Aerophone
Trompete
Medizinritual
Medizinmann
Maskentanz
Tanz / Maskentanz
Maske
Geheimgesellschaft
Musik
Totengedenkfest
Ritus / Totengedenkfest
Fest
Religion
religion
feast
rites / memorial
memorial feast
music
secret society
mask
mask dance
dance / mask dance
medicine man
medicine ritual
trumpet
musical instruments / aerophone
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