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CLIP 10422

A farewell to the Suri tribe

A farewell to the Suri tribe
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Key Info
  • A farewell to the Suri tribe
  • Duration: 01:02
  • The explorer Bruce Parry prepares to leave the Suri tribe. He bids farewell to the komoru, the spiritual leader of the Suri, who welcomed him to the tribe when he first arrived. The komoru reflects on Bruce's stay and asks him to remember his time with the Suri. This clip was first published as part of the BBC Tribe website: bbc.co.uk/tribe/index.shtml. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    People and the Environment: Tribes

  • Keywords: Africa, beliefs, Bruce Parry, culture, Ethiopia, komoru, leader, spiritual, Suri, tribe
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful in the context of a unit on cultural understanding and diversity or a study of people and their environment. Ask your learners to consider the relative advantages and disadvantages of life as a member of the Suri people.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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