John Brearley Botswana Collection

Six girls with dakateri (footbow) and singing. Untitled 1

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  • Cultures

    Khoisan (Ju/'hoan) [Makaukau]

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  • Subjects

    Musical bow - footbow

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Brearley Botswana Collection

  • Recording locations

    D'kar (Dekar) near Ghanzi, Botswana

  • Performers

    unidentified (dakateri - footbow), singers

  • Recordist

    Brearley, John

  • Description

    Dakateri is the local name for the bow resonated by resting it against a metal basin. Two pieces are played here, the titles are not known; probably non-existent.

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