From birth to death: an archive of vanishing African rituals seeks a home (Reuters)

Reuters: From birth to death: an archive of vanishing African rituals seeks a home. “Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have traversed 44 of Africa’s 54 countries over four decades, documenting rituals used to mark milestones such as birth, death, and courtship, the graduation of girl to woman or the moment a warrior becomes a respected elder. Now their archive – comprising more than a million images, hundreds of artifacts and field diaries, and thousands of hours of video – is looking for a home.”