Lament Sung by Shirin Ibrahim No. 1. (video)

Call Number
437-1-10:12/1

General information

Call No.:
437-1-10:12/1
Part of series
HU OSA 437-1-10 Digital Archive of Cultural Heritage: Intangible Cultural Heritage: Recordings of Yezidi Culture of Northern Iraq: Yezidi Laments
Located at
Digital container #12 / No. 1
Legacy ID
437-1-10:3/1
Date
2017
Level
Item
Primary Type
Moving image
Language
Kurmanji
Duration
5 min. 32 sec.
Notes
This item is available in the Digital Repository.

Content

Form/Genre
Raw material
Contents Summary
Lament sung by Sinjari refugee Shirin Ibrahim (from Siba Sheikh Khidir) at the wake of a Sinjari refugee, in a special tent set up for mourners on the last day (roja xêr) of the tazî. Shirin Ibrahim had lost several family members, and her lament details the sufferings of Yezidis at the hand of ISIS. Khanke refugee camp for internally displaced Sinjaris, Khanke, Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Context

Associated Names
Spät, Eszter (Donor)
Ibrahim, Shirin (Performer)

Subject / Coverage

Spatial Coverage
Iraq