The Afar Tribe

The Afar Tribe

A Bride's Story

Streaming Video - 2013
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This program provides an introduction to the Afar by recording two major life events: the arranged marriage of a most reluctant bride and the initiation of a nervous would-be warrior. Can Fatuma, daughter of the clan chief, steel herself to marry her first cousin Ali, or will she seek escape - perhaps through suicide? And will Mohammed be able to retain his stoic poise during his ritual circumcision? The Afar belief system, a blend of Islam and ancient traditions that underpins these crucial events, is explored.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2000
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (64 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Bride's Story

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