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Creation Date

1995

Description

Dancers gather in front of the former home of Lamu's patron saint to perform a dance known as uta. The leg rattles worn by the dancers are made from coconut fibers and seeds, which provide a rhythmic accompanied as the dancers pound out the steps of the dance.



Keywords

Swahili Dance, Religious Life and Customs, Maulidi, Lamu, Kenya, Africa, 20th century

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