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Birds of the Wilderness: The Beauty Competition of the Wodaabe People of Niger

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The Wodaabe people of southern Niger, West Africa, hold a beauty competition each fall in which young men paint their faces red and wear costumes of white beads and cloth, with white ostrich feathers in their hats, They are judged based on charm and beauty by the young women of the competing clan. This video includes Wodaabe camp life, the feast before the competition, a young men's initiation, lots of young women, the Ruume dance of welcome, a young man applying his makeup, and lengthy, detailed footage of the Geerewal.

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  • Format: NTSC
  • Region: All Regions
  • Studio: CreateSpace
  • DVD Release Date: January 24, 2008
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B00132XZRE
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #350,187 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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