Kassena (Westafrika, Obervolta) - Vergiften von Pfeilen

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Formal Metadata

Title
Kassena (Westafrika, Obervolta) - Vergiften von Pfeilen
Alternative Title
Kasena (West Africa, Upper Volta) - Poisoning of Arrows
Author
Dittmer, Kunz
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
IWF Signature
E 218
Publisher
IWF (Göttingen)
Release Date
1959
Language
Silent film
Producer
Dittmer, Kunz
Production Year
1955

Technical Metadata

IWF Technical Data
Film, 16 mm, 36 m ; F, 3 1/2 min

Content Metadata

Subject Area
Abstract
Aus Lasiosiphon kraussii-Wurzeln und Strophantius-Kernen kochen ein Medizinmann und seine Gehilfen in Nankoum Pfeilgift und streichen damit die Pfeilspitzen und die oberen Enden der Schäfte ein. Um ein gutes Gelingen zu sichern, ruft der Medizinmann die Ahnen an und bringt ihnen am Ahnenstein Trank- und Huhnopfer dar.
A medicine man and his assistants demonstrate the cultic and magical act of producing poision and applying it to arrows. To increase fortune he invokes and sacrifices for the ancestors.
Keywords
Kassena
Zauberhandlung
Wahrsagen, Wahrsager
Waffen
Umkreisen
Tieropfer
Ritus / Tieropfer
Pfeilgift
Pfeil
Orakel
Opferhandlung
Medizinmann
Jagdzauber
Huhnopfer
Gifte
Divination, Diviner
Ahnenkult
ancestor worship
divination
diviner
poisons
chicken sacrifice
magic hunting
medicine man
sacrificial act
oracle
arrow
arrow poison
rite / sacrificial animal
animal sacrifice
circling
weapons
fortunetelling, fortuneteller
magic act
Kassena
Kasena

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