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Swaziland: Living With Ancestors

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Simangele, a young girl, lives in the hills of the Mbuzine District of Swaziland in a small village far from any town or city. She is the daughter of Mbapane, a renowned traditional healer who receives patients from far and wide. His village compound consists of a grouping of dwellings in an area of rolling hills. She witnesses and helps her father in the rituals of healing, and she beats a drum during which dancers fall into a trance and ancestors speaking through them to help heal unknown illnesses.

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