Dupas, Pierre. Note on the collective storehouses of the western High Atlas (tribes of the Ida ou Mahmoud and the Seksaoua)

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Title: Note on the collective storehouses of the western High Atlas (tribes of the Ida ou Mahmoud and the Seksaoua)

Published in: Hespéris -- No. 9

Published By: Hespéris -- No. 9 1929. 303-322 p., plates: ill., map [HRAF ms.: 18 p.]

By line: Pierre Dupas

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Shluh (MW11)

Subjects: Miscellaneous structures (349);

Abstract: This is a short description of the fortress-like community storehouses, AGADIR, still common among the Shluh during the 1920's. Each family owns a number of rooms in it and is responsible for the building up-keep of this part of the AGADIR. The guard or guards to watch the stored food are paid in kind by every family.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: mw11-003

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English translation from French

Note: Translation of: Note sur les magasins collectifs du Haut-Atlas Occidental (tribus des Ida ou Mahmoud et des Seksaoua). The original French text is not included. Translated for Human Relations Area Files by Helen Bluhm.

Field Date: 1927-1928

Evaluation: Soldier-5

Analyst: Sigrid Khera ; John M. Beierle

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Ida ou Mahmoud and Seksawa Confederations, Morocco

LCSH: Berbers (Morocco)

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