A Wife Among Wives

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A Wife Among Wifes (Turkana Conversations 2) © MacDougall
72 minutes / Colour / 1981
Directed by
Judith MacDougall David MacDougall

Country of production Australia United States

Series Turkana Conversations

This segment of the trilogy on the Turkana of northern Kenya (see 'Lorang’s Way' and 'The Wedding Camels' above) evolves around the role of women in the society. The audience follows the MacDougall’s while they search for an elusive wedding they want to film. Along the way they stay with friends and talk with them about the role of the Turkana women.

Region East Africa

Country Kenya

Keywords Gender Role and Identity Marriage Family / Kinship