Habitat Moundang (L')

Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv, History/society, Architecture, Heritage
Year of production : 1997
Format : Short

One of the most significant ethnic groups of Chad is that of the Mundang. This people's leader, the 'Gong', is the only owner of the village's herd and has sixty-three wives. The village is divided into neighborhoods and each one is home to a polygamous household. Mud huts are separated by dome-shaped storehouses, of which there are as many as the number of wives the man has. A separate space is arranged for friends to stay in. Women are assigned to decorating, pottery and polishing the walls.

Part of the collection Habitat Traditionnel.

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