Photos from Western Sahara
by wsnomad
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Contents

Introduction
Several Views of the Refuge Camps
Housing and House Building

Everyday Life
-Water Supply
-Solar Battery
-Cocking and Cleaning
-Children’s Everyday Life
-Livestock - sheep, goats and camels
-On the Way

Culture
-Traditional Costumes
-Henna dying
-Tea Ceremony
-Religious Festival
-Song Festival
-Traditional Handicrafts

Miscellaneous
-Rabouni
-A Camp of the Moroccan POWs
-The Vegetable Garden of Smara
-Medical Care
-Education Centre in Smara
-Outing to the Dune
-Tifariti – A Province in the Freed Zone
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Rabouni

Rabouni – Administrative Centre with the government in exile

- Ministry of Health
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- Ministry of Information
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- Entrance to the accommodation for NGO-visitors
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- Accommodation
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- Entrance to the dining room
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- Courtyard of the accommodation
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- Administrative centre with accommodation in Smara
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- A visitor’s room in Smara
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Traditional costumes

- Men’s costume
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- Women’s costume
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- A traditional overcoat for women
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- A traditional sunshade cloth for outdoor works
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Henna dying

- Utensils
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- Kneading of henna
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- Making patterns and spreading henna
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- Henna patterns on feet
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Tea ceremony

The Sahrawi tea ceremony is spontaneous and relaxed, nevertheless elegant. It is the centre of spiritual gravity in their everyday life. Somebody begins to make tea. If this somebody is the host or hostess or a guest, it doesn’t matter. At a ceremony people usually drink three little cups of tea one after another. It is said that the first cup tastes as bitter as life, the second as sweet as love and the third as soft as death.

-- Tea is poured into cups several times from a high position. It looks elegant and in this way tea becomes foamy, a sort of decoration. Only boiled water without sugar doesn’t become foamy.
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-- Immediately after the tea ceremony the utensils are washed and wiped. They are again ready for use.
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Religious festival

The festival is called “Aid-a-lahum” and in a word-for-word translation it means “festival of meat” or “carnival”.

- The inhabitants of the Aousserd-camp are gathering to pray together.
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- The prayer group of men
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- The prayer group of women
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- After the collective prayer they offer a sacrifice.
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- The sacrificed animal is immediately cooked.
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Song festival

- The camp of the boarding school “The 27th of February”
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- Two scenes of the festival with a broadcasting team
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- Rehearsal
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- Oum Dlaila, a famous singer of Western Sahara
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Traditional handicrafts

- An exhibition of traditional handicrafts
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- A traditional camel saddle
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- Making a rug
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- A picture of a traditional hunting scene
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- Traditional handicrafts
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Rabouni

Rabouni – Administrative Centre with the government in exile
- Ministry of Health
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- Ministry of Information
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- Entrance to the accommodation for NGO-visitors
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- Accommodation
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- Entrance to the dining room
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- Courtyard of the accommodation
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- Administrative centre with accommodation in Smara
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- A visitor’s room in Smara
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A camp of the Moroccan POWs

- Minaret
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- Courtyard
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- A prayer in the courtyard
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by wsnomad | 2008-03-27 01:20 | Miscellaneous