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  • Collection of Kenneth and Joyce Robbins.
    Click to view video of Nawab of Sachin and religious ritual by Sidi Goma Group of Bharuch District, Gujarat.
    From Africa to India: Sidi Music in the Indian Ocean Diaspora. © Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy and Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 2003.

  • Photographer: © Iyer Rajgopal
    Click to view video of Janjira.
    From Africa to India: Sidi Music in the Indian Ocean Diaspora. © Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy, and Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 2003
    The island of Janjira (from jazeera, island or peninsula in Arabic) was a formidable fortress entirely surrounded by large walls with 22 rounded bastions. It was also known as Habsan (from Habsha, Ethiopia).

  • Photographer: © Firoze Shakir, Poet Photographer, Mumbai, India
    Click to view video Song in Honor of Bava Gor.
    From Africa to India: Sidi Music in the Indian Ocean Diaspora. © Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy and Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 2003.

  • Photographer: © Firoze Shakir, Poet Photographer, Mumbai, India
    Click to view video of Fakirs in Gujarat.
    Voices of the Sidis: The Tradition of the Fakirs. © Beheroze Shroff, 2005.  

  • Photographer: © Henry Drewal
    Click to view video of a Siddi family in Mumbai.
    Voices of the Sidis: Ancestral Links. © Beheroze Shroff, 2005.

  • Photographer: © Raveesh Vyas
    Click to view video of Siddis in Gujarat
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  • Photographer: © Andrew Courtney
    Click to view video of Ali Jiddah, African Palestinian in Jerusalem.
    African Palestinian: Ali Jiddah. © Andrew Courtney & Emily Perry, 2005.  

  • Photographer: © Leah Worthington
    Click here to view a video of a Kaffir community in Sri Lanka.
    Kaffir Culture, © Kannan Arunasalam