The SRC Video Gallery
Note: We no longer maintain this page. All our videos have been moved to The Seereer Resource Centre and Seereer Radio joint YouTube and Black Junction TV Channels. Please visit those websites for our videos (see below):
Black Junction TV: https://blackjunction.tv/@SeereerResourceCentre
This page contains all the videos from our previous events, Seereer cultural events, interviews and much more. If you have any video or audio recording that you think is of cultural interest to the Seereer community and you wish to share it with us, please contact us via our contact page. We always welcome new video and audio recordings from donors. Also visit our partner Seereer Radio at www.seereerradio.com for talk and music radio as well as videos and audio recordings. Thank you.
More videos on:
Seereer Radio - http://www.seereerradio.com/apps/videos/
Black Junction TV - https://blackjunction.tv/@SeereerResourceCentre
The Seereer Resource Centre and Seereer ...
by The Seereer Resource Centre on January 20, 2016 at 4:24 AM
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Biram Puuy is a Seereer High Priest (saltigi). In December 2015, The Seereer Resource Centre (SRC) in collaboration with Seereer Radio were given an audience to conduct an interview with him as part of The Seereer Resource Centre's work on documenting and preserving Seereer culture, history and religion. Tamsier Joof and Demba Sene (members of The Seereer Resource Centre and presenters on Seereer Radio) were the interviewers. Other panel members included Professor Issa Laye Thiaw, Momodou Secka and Njaga Gaye. This interview was conducted at Saltigi Biram Puuy's house in Joobaas, Senegal. Apologies for the background noise from the other household members. The panel (from left to right) : Saltigi Biram Puuy (sitting on the bed); Professor Issa Laye Thiaw (sitting on the bed); Momodou Secka; Njaga Gaye; Demba Sene and Tamsier Joof (by the door). Source languages : Wolof, Saafi-Saafi, Seereer-Siin, French and English. Subjects covered : Seereer religion, Seereer history, Seereer traditional medicine and plants in Seereer medicine; Seereer cosmology; Seereer calendar; Seereer astronomy; Seereer cosmogony; wisdom of animals; values of saltigi (or saltigue); the devil; death in Seereer society; protection against evil; Seereer symbolism, signs / writing; initiation and rites of passage (ndut); canonization and sainthood. This video is an edited version of the audio tape first broadcast on Seereer Radio by Tamsier Joof and Demba Sene. Part 1 and 2 where first broadcast on Tuesday, 5th January 2016 by Tamsier and Demba. You can listen to the full version of this interview by visiting The Seereer Resource Centre and Seereer Radio's podcast pages - see links below. Saltigi Biram Puuy rarely give interviews and is now less active as a "Saltigi" (Seereer High Priest), preferring to focus his time and efforts on Seereer religion, culture and history. We were fortunate enough to have an audience with him. The SRC and Seereer Radio would like to thank him for his time and generosity. He prefer to give knowledge and expects nothing in return, and we are truly grateful for his wisdom, honesty and generosity. LINKS : The Seereer Resource Centre's music and podcast page : http://www.seereer.com/apps/podcast/ Seereer Radio's podcast page : Part 1 of the interview : http://www.seereerradio.com/apps/podcast/podcast/359150 Part 2 of the interview : http://www.seereerradio.com/apps/podcast/podcast/359151 Tamsier Joof and Demba Sene's radio programs "Cosaan Seereer" and "The Seereer Religion and Culture Show" for which this interview was conducted (Seereer Radio) (see below): Cosaan Seereer : http://www.seereerradio.com/apps/calendar/showEvent?calID=7243544&eventID=262118479&next=%2fshowWeek%3fcalID%3d7243544%26year%3d2016%26month%3d0%26day%3d20 The Seereer Religion and Culture Show : http://www.seereerradio.com/apps/calendar/showEvent?calID=7243544&eventID=261160859&next=%2fshowWeek%3fcalID%3d7243544%26year%3d2016%26month%3d0%26day%3d20
"History of Fando / Kiñabuur." Part 1. ...
by The Seereer Resource Centre on May 5, 2014 at 9:24 AM
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This video titled "Cosaaniŋ kurka ne woyse "Kiñabuur" in Saafi-Saafi relates to Seereer culture within the Saafi village of Kiñabuur. This is the first part.
Credits: Demba Sene, RTS1, Dimlé Sène.
"History of Fando / Kiñabuur." Part 2....
by The Seereer Resource Centre on May 5, 2014 at 9:14 AM
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This video titled "Cosaaniŋ kurka ne woyse Kiñabuur" in Saafi-Saafi relates to Seereer culture within the Saafi village of Kiñabuur. This is the second part.
Credits: Demba Sene, RTS1, Dimlé Sène.
Senegal-Ceremonie Du Xooy, Reportage int...
by The Seereer Resource Centre on July 27, 2013 at 11:41 AM
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"Sénégal-Cérémonie Du Xooy, Reportage intégral"
This video documentary is about the 2013 Xoy Ceremony held at Fatick in Senegal, on 1 June 2013. The Xoy (Xooy or Khoy) is an annual divination ceremony held by the Seereer high priests and priestesses (called Saltigue). The annual ceremony takes place every year around May/June in Fatick (a former principality of the Seereer precolonial Kingdom of Siin). The priests are speaking in Seereer Siin. The interpreter is speaking in Wolof.
Serer Wedding of Mbaye and Raisa. 5th A...
by The Seereer Resource Centre on July 27, 2013 at 11:35 AM
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"Part of wedding ceremony beteew [between] Mbaye and Raisa. The bride, Raisa, has just arrived in the village of the groom, Mbaye. A cow, which will feed everyone, is presented to her before it is slaughtered. The sisters of Mbaye and other family members dance for the bride. WARNING! Graphic scene of cow being killed."
Credit : Andrew Hards
by The Seereer Resource Centre on July 27, 2013 at 10:40 AM
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Seereer "Cosaan" (history). This demo reel showcases the numerous Seereer villages around the historical and mythical Saafi region of Joobaas. The name of the group singing is Fasse raŋ (pronounced: Fasse rang). The title of the first song is "Jooɓaas", dedicated to this historic region as the song was recorded while performing in Sange. The last song is "Cosaan Seereer" (Seereer history). The video also depicts agriculture in Seereer country, Seereer women making chere (a Seereer traditional dish similar to couscous but more versatile), dances, some circumcised Seereer boys in all white and Seereer traditional clothing styles. The hat is called giirii. In Seereer symbolism, the middle part of the hat represents a cobra which is called inaasiɓin in Saafi-Saafi. It represents power, strength and wisdom/foresight.
Credit: Dimlé Sène
The Sacred Baobab
by The Seereer Resource Centre on July 27, 2013 at 10:33 AM
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This video shows "the sacred baobab" tree which figures prominently in Seereer religion and cosmogony as well as in Seereer medicine and day to day dietary needs.
"THE SACRED BAOBAB" [in] Lutteuses 47. A documentary by Elena Dalmasso.
Official website: www.lutteuses47.com
Trailer of "Lutteuses 47"
by The Seereer Resource Centre on July 27, 2013 at 10:15 AM
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Trailer of "Lutteuses 47″. A documentary about the Seereer people of Dioffior health district, in the Siin-Saluum region of Senegal. A collaborative project which provides training on tuberculosis to a group of women and tries to raise awareness of the disease.
Directed by Elena Dalmasso
Official website: www.lutteuses47.com/about/
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