National Geographic : 1935 Jun
THEY SEPARATE THE GRAIN FROM THE CHAFF Fulah-Kunda women of the plain north of the Badiar Plateau pound millet, staple food of the region, after the kernels have been taken from the husks and placed in a wooden mortar. Here the grain is broken up and the hulls are removed. It is then poured into the shallow, woven-fiber tray (bottom, center) for winnowing. COOK, AND THE NATIVES SMILE WITH YOU The expedition "chef" prepares amidday picnic meal intheshade of a large tree. For nativeporters ricewas theprincipal dish, occasionally varied with meat-chicken, antelope, sheep, oragoat. Runners were sent to villages along theway forfood supplies. The modern chest of luncheon equipment wasan awesome innovation toAfrican tribesmen.