John Brearley Botswana Collection

Nharo Bushmen gathering and healing dance continues

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:58

  • Cultures

    Khoisan (Naro) [Nharo]

  • Shelf mark

    C65/6

  • Subjects

    Healing dance

  • Recording date

    1982

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    Ghanzi district, western Botswana, Botswana

  • Performers

    unidentified (dancers), unidentified (singers)

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    Singing and dancing with handclapping. This was recorded at a large gathering, mainly of Nharo Bushmen, which eventually developed into a healing dance, at which some of the men went into a state of trance.

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