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Title Mammy Water : in search of the water spirits in Nigeria / directed by Sabine Jell-Bahlsen ; produced by Sabine Jell-Bahlsen and Extension Media Center, University of California
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1989


Description 1 online resource (61 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 2
Summary Mammy Water is a pidgin English name for a local water goddess worshipped by the Ibibio, Ijaw, and Igbo speaking peoples of southeastern Nigeria. The water goddess traditionally gives wealth and children, compensates for hardships, and is sought in times of illness and need, especially by women. Her various cults are led, predominantly, by priestesses
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 6, 2014)
Event Recorded in 1989 in Nigeria
Notes This edition in Igbo and English with English subtitles
Subject Water spirits -- Nigeria
Mami Wata (African deity)
Rites and ceremonies.
Rites and ceremonies -- Nigeria
Igbo (African people) -- Religion
Igbo (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies
Ijo (African people) -- Religion
Ijo (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies
Water spirits.
religion (discipline)
Igbo (African people) -- Religion.
Igbo (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Ijo (African people) -- Religion.
Ijo (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Mami Wata (African deity)
Rites and ceremonies.
Water spirits.
Nigeria -- Religion.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Films autres que de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Arthur, Donald, narrator.
Jell-Bahlsen, Sabine, film director, film producer, screenwriter.
University of California (System). Extension Media Center, production company.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), publisher