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Challenge In Nigeria
Description: A report from the British "The Modern Age" series about reforms in the British colony of Nigeria. Released June,1948
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Clip #: TFA-134B
Length: 20:57
Year: 1948
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: Africa
Country: Nigeria
Subject: Native Life
Original: 16mm
1940s, Africa, Nigeria, African tribal mask, woman holding sleeping baby reading aloud, portraits Nigerians in traditional and modern clothing, mosque minaret, Muezzin sounding Adhan Call to Prayer, crowd of muslims bowing in prayer outside, Northern Nigeria, Hausa people in traditional clothing, village, camel train, camel caravan, Hausa rulers exiting car and meeting with British officials, Kano, village, huts, natives, traditional life, bare breasted native women, horse driven water wheel, cattle herd, cattle herders, Southeast Nigeria, Igbo Tribe, villagers constructing road, government recruited junior administrators, celebration, man wearing costume walking on stilts, native men performing traditional dance accompanied by musicians, Southwest Nigeria, Yoruba tribe, fishermen paddling canoes, fisherman throwing out net from canoe, Yoruba chief talking with British official, Ibadan, market, natives wearing African tribal masks performing traditional dance, railway, arid soil, soil erosion, bare chested native woman cooking, native child infected with disease, doctor examining diseased natives, hookworm, native women filling water jugs, blind natives, natives with sleeping sickness and leprosy, poverty, children, native women cooking, Lagos, street scenes, overcrowded streets, employment exchange, bridge construction, construction workers, locomotive construction in England, trains, mining, miners, dam being built, teacher instructing natives in modern farming techniques, man examining horses, natives clearing dense foliage to prevent disease, clearing mosquitos to prevent malaria, women filling jugs with clean water from well, Zaria Leper Colony, leprosy, doctors and nurses examining lepers in clinic, native women holding babies, tree being felled, natives chopping tree trunk, timber, lumber yard, cotton factory, workers, man climbing palm tree and chopping, palm kernels being ground, palm oil, native men lifting and carrying sacks of ground nuts, man chopping down cocoa beans from trees, ore, workers carrying baskets of ore on their heads, ore mine, conveyor belt, Owo N.A. Textile Center, women working with textile fibers, Ikot Ekpene Guild Raffia Craftsmen, craftspeople using looms, cooperatives, cocoa farmer cooperative, ICPMU, men hoisting sacks onto their heads, crane hoisting sacks onto cargo ship, port, village, natives, school, woman instructing native children in classroom, boys looking through microscope, natives wearing African tribal masks and traditional clothing dancing, African bush, witch doctors, Juju, advancements in medicine, British official saluting soldier, Nigerians in modern attire, Nigerians occupying prominent positions and working in offices, newspaper printing press, Nigerian Nationalist Movement, Nnamdi Azikiwe giving speech, newspapers being distributed and read, West African Pilot, village chief talking with villagers, British official presiding over dispute, tribal ruler, 1946, new constitution adopted, legislative council reformed and becomes parliament, British officials and tribal rulers meeting together, natives bowing to tribal rulers as musicians and singers perform, cooperative shop, movement for mass education, teacher writing on chalkboard and instructing native children, children reading out loud and writing

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