Tuesday , January 24 2017

Traditional Islam Beliefs in North Africa

This video above shows a boy in North Africa undergoing Arabic circumcision. If you would like to get the full documentary and watch more about North African culture please CLICK HERE. North African snake hunters believe that the words of the Koran can protect them from the dangers of the …

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Mithridatism in North Africa

This is a sample trailer from our documentary about North Africa. To get the full documentary and learn much more about North Africa CLICK HERE. In North Africa boys hunt poisonous snakes and other animals which are bought by venom research institutions. The boys build immunity against the venom of …

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Rat Hunting and Eating

This is a video preview from the documentary FOODS OF AFRICA. If you would like to get the full documentary and learn more about African foods please CLICK HERE. Rats are a delicacy in Africa especially for young boys in the fields grazing. The boys use hollow traps made from …

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Killing and Eating of Dogs to Portray Masculinity

This is a video from our documentary FOODS OF AFRICA. To get this full documentary CLICK HERE. Among many African communities the dog is considered a sign of strength and masculinity. There are various ceremonies where the dog is eaten or offered as a sacrifice. For example during the Evela …

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Traditional African Wrestling Documentary

Wrestling in traditional Africa society was a sport, initiation ritual, war ritual, courtship ritual and a practice used for settlement of disputes. Wrestling was practiced in all traditional African societies. It still exists to this day. In some West African countries such as Senegal, it has been declared a national …

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African Traditional Witch Doctor Healing Documentary

The video above shows a witch doctor in Ubangi-Shari using magic to heal a patient suffering from a migraine headache. Ubangi-Shari is a former french colony in central Africa. It was renamed Central Africa Republic in 1958. Ubangi and Shari are two rivers in this country. The witch doctor uses …

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Traditional African Medical Practices Documentary

Uvulectomy is an age old practice is Africa. In Ethiopia the practice is undertaken by traditional healers. This removal of the uvula is directed towards many conditions such as cough, tonsillitis and even weight loss. The traditional healers use plain lemon juice to disinfect the wound. Incisions are made on …

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Mau Mau Initiation Ritual

Most African countries went through a time of colonization by European powers. Among those countries was Kenya where a militia called Mau Mau was formed by the native Kikuyu tribe to fight for their freedom and land. The Mau Mau recruits had to go through an initiation ritual to swear …

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Azande Traditional Healing Documentary

The Azande are an African tribe found in the countries of South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Central African Republic. They are well known for their belief in witchcraft. When an Azande woman has difficulties producing milk from her breasts she visits a local conjure. The conjure performs …

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