1 edition of Chisungu: a girls initiation ceremony among the Bemba of Northern Rhodesia found in the catalog.
Microfiche. New Haven, Conn., Human Relations Area Files [1973?]
|Statement||Faber and Faber|
|Publishers||Faber and Faber|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 133 p. :|
|Number of Pages||62|
|2||HRAF -- 3.|
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The first Zambian president, Kenneth Kaunda, was not of Bemba descent yet grew up and taught in Bemba country. In the 1970s support grew for the breakaway United Progressive Party UPP led by Simon Kapwewe. In urban areas President Chiluba is considered a Bemba even though he comes from Luapula Province and is not a member of the core Bemba group. Before the decline of the copper mines in the 1980s, most income was derived from urban remittances.
: Human Relations Area Files, 1997. In this article, I employ Bemba people to include the following communities: Bemba, Chishinga, Tabwa, Ushi, Mukulo,! Even before the Europeans came various royal clans established kingdoms and introduced central governments but this did not change the practice of local clan democracy in the villages wich began about 1000 C.
However, contemporary studies show that individuals can have sexual arousal and can experience sexual orgasm without any physical contact. Missionaries imposed the Victorian era sexual passivity and patriarchal submission upon Bemba sexuality—something that still influences the perception of the female body. As early as eight 3 years, girls are encouraged to play with their genitals to get familiar with all their body parts and to facilitate sexual intercourse at a later age.
by Audrey I Richards Book 68 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Hunger and Work in a Savage Tribe examines the cultural aspects of food and eating among the Southern Bantu, taking as its starting point the bold statement 'nutrition as a biological process is more fundamental than sex'. The file includes studies of the traditional system of authority and changes in the system that occurred after 1900.
Immediately thereafter, the initiated girl was expected to get married—hence in traditional communities, imbusa was part of icisungu. 18 These symbols are still used in their literal sense and they empower women to take charge of their sexuality. However, chitemene has not disappeared and still is an important part of Bemba survival strategies. This file consists of 28 documents with a time range from 1200 to 1991.
Chiefs are drawn from the royal matrilineal Crocodile Clan, and this has contributed to greater centralization than is found among the neighboring groups. Hairstyling among women is still popular. 10 For detailed explanations on Bemba deities, core beliefs and customs see the forthcoming article by Mutale Kaunda and Chammah Kaunda in the Journal of Southern African Studies.
Chiefs and clan elders prayed and offered sacrifices to the spirits at shrines, which were miniature huts housing relics or natural sites such as waterfalls and springs.
The file includes studies of the traditional system of authority and changes in the system that occurred after 1900.
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