Photo 66 – UBB-HAA-278

A local court (Arabic and Fur: “Makkama”) where the omda (Arabic for chief in the governmental system of administration) is hearing a case. Such courts were mainly deciding according to customary law.

Amballa, Western Darfur.

Photo: Gunnar Haaland, 1965

Photo 66 - UBB-HAA-00278

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Photo 77 – UBB-HAA-433

An elderly woman accompanied by four girls and a boy outside her compound in the village of Toumra.

Toumra, Northern Darfur.

Photo: Randi Haaland, 1978

Photo 77 - UBB-HAA-00433