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ERIC Number: EJ168023
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Towards a Description of East African Gestures
Creider, Chet A.
Sign Language Studies, 14, 1-20, Spr 77
This paper describes the gestural behavior of four tribal groups, Kipsigis, Luo, Gusii, and Samburu, observed and elicted in the course of two and one-half years of field work in Western Kenya in 1970-72. The gestures are grouped into four categories: (1) initiators and finalizers of interaction; (2) imperatives; (3) responses; (4) qualifiers. (CFM)
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Identifiers - Location: Kenya