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Breanna Jameson ANT 2410-01 5 November 2010 1. Separation Phase – establishing the boundaries. Miy w are those people that arrive at the aa, where the Gisaro will occur, and do not live there. The women arrive first while the men gather plants to strengthen their endurance for the performance, and touch-up their makeup and costumes. When the miy w are ready they give an ulab to let the aa bish , or people that live in the aa that the Gisaro will be performed at, know (Schieffelin 2005:167). The Ilib Kuw dancers lead the group out of the forest with their drums. Women first. Men with axes and bows come out of the aa and make an arousing ulab. The Gisaro dancers then run out of the forest throwing fish poison and plants at the people (Schieffelin 2005: 167). The goal is to stun the people like fish. After arrival miy w dancers and the chorus members withdraw to one side of the houseyard and the Ilib Kuw and women go into the aa. The aa bish ridicule the dancers with ribald jokes trying to make the dancers lose their composure (Schieffelin 2005: 167, 169). Dancers stay anonymous this way and hid their
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