Summer/Fall 2014
Summer/Fall 2014

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The farmers from Kisessa village near Mwanza, Tanzania, build tie ridges—raised earthen mounds into which the cotton seeds are planted. The accompanying kadete (one-string fiddle) player regulates the pace of the workers and spurs them on. Recorded by Frank Gunderson. © Smithsonian Institution

Video Spotlight Click to watch video

The farmers from Kisessa village near Mwanza, Tanzania, build tie ridges—raised earthen mounds into which the cotton seeds are planted. The accompanying kadete (one-string fiddle) player regulates the pace of the workers and spurs them on. Recorded by Frank Gunderson. © Smithsonian Institution