Episode 349: "Leenya : Daughter of the Noble Blacks of Surinam"

published 1 year ago by The BMA

This episode is the 1973 documentary "Leenya" which looks at the life of Leenya, a young woman of Surinam. Leenya uses the term "Bush Negro" to describe her people. Generally, women are topless, while men wear polo shirts. Shows peeling and detoxifying casaba and making it into flour and bread. Also features wood carving and a school boat.

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