Azzel is the name of one of the first schools for nomads opened by the Niger Department of National Education. The film describes the traditional nomadic lifestyle of the Tuareg and the changes brought about in the lives of the children attending the government-run boarding schools.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)