THE IK PEOPLES CULTURAL RESOURCE CENTER

 

THE IK PEOPLE WRITING THEIR OWN HISTORY

A self-taught historian Phillips Longoli makes his first attempt to write a history of his own people, the Ik, a largely illiterate hunter gatherer/subsistance farmer people who live in North Eastern Uganda.
Read here: History of the Ik people by Phillips Longoli 1996 (5mb)

Interview of Phillips Longoli by Katerina Marshfield (18mb) video

 

 

NEWEST REPORTS FROM IKLAND

SIL researchers Terrill and Amber Schrock.
Read their blog here: http://schrockandawe.blogspot.com

 

 

VIDEOS:

IKLAND
The most recent documentary about the true nature of the Ik by Cevin Soling (Spectacle Films) & David Pluth (FotoGrafx, an F4C partner)
Watch the trailer video (Complete video coming)

 

 

OTHER RESOURCES:

REVIEW: In the Arms of Africa: The Life of Colin Turnbull

The life and loves of superstar anthropologist Colin Turnbull is the subject of In the Arms of Africa by Roy Richard Grinker. This scrupulously researched and beautifully written biography draws much from Turnbull’s own copious field notes and personal memoirs. read more

 

"...it is only from the insights of its own creative seers and artists that any people has ever derived its appropriate, life-supporting, and maturing myths and rites."
Joseph Campbell

 

 

CONSENT DOCUMENTS

nomination_consent_cooperation.pdf

nomination_consent_UNESCO.pdf