Miraculous water effects of scarcity and abundance in Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, and Mali /

In sub-Saharan Africa, water is the focus of daily life. This program seeks to understand its centrality by investigating the situation at Lake Ganvie, Benin, an "African Venice" where survival is threatened by environmental changes, improper sanitation, and water-related illnesses; a perceived corr... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group., Octapixx Worldwide (Firm)
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2008], c2004.
Series: Call of Africa.
Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Table of Contents:
  • African Venice: Life on the Water (2:52)
  • Struggle for Survival in Benin (4:42)
  • Water-Related Illnesses (4:09)
  • Fishing and Fish Farming in Africa (3:06)
  • Dogon Culture Disappearing (4:27)
  • Africans Without Water (2:44)
  • Ethiopia and Sahel: Future Without Water (3:16)
  • Ethiopian Essentials: Water and Firewood (6:18)
  • Mud Fishing and Malnutrition (3:00)
  • Water Goddesses (3:34)
  • Water in Religion and Ritual (4:37)
  • Superstitions About Water and Goddesses (2:18)
  • Supernatural Spirits for Hunters (4:37)

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