In Burkina Faso Gie Gie questions why she can tame wild dogs with her song, make grass sway when she dances, play hide-and-seek with the wind but cannot bring the water closer or make it clearer. Gie Gie’s accompanies her mother on the daily journey to collect water. With empty pots on their head, they sing, laugh and twirl as they walk and stop to eat under the giant Kante tree.
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