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Monthly Photos May 2014

Photos taken by ILCAA staff and associates are posted here once a month; most of them are taken during their field research in Asia and Africa.

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Hippopo Hunting

Hippopotamus Hunting organaized by Songhay fishermen(“Sorko”) in Western Niger. Their harpoon (“Zoogu”) is regarded as a kind of fetish or spirit with a personality and sex.

10 APR 2006
Dessa commune, Tillaberi department, Tillaberi region, Niger.
Photograph by Yutaka SAKUMA

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