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Title Jaglavak, prince of insects.

Published Paris : ZED, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM INTERNET video  The Whole World    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 online resource (52 minutes).
Series Ethnographic video online ; volume 1.
Ethnographic video online ; volume 1.
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 27, 2013).
Summary In northern Cameroon, in the Mandaras Mountains, the Mofu live a unique relationship with insects, sharing with them their homes and cultivations. This year however, a terrible draught hits the region and the termites, usually a precious ally to the Mofu, have left the fields and invaded the huts and granaries. To fight back, the Mofu people have no choice but to call for Jaglavak. Only this ferocious army ant that has the body of a dragon can chase the termites out of the village. If Jaglavak answers to the call, the termites in their mud fortresses better beware.
Other formats Previously released as DVD.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2012. (Ethnographic video online). Available via World Wide Web.
Language notes This edition in English and Mofu-Gudur with English subtitles.
Other author Raynaud, Jeþrôme, director.
Subject Southern Mofu (African people) -- Cameroon.
Insects -- Cameroon.
Ants -- Cameroon.
Termites -- Cameroon.
Nonfiction films.