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The initiation done in the Bapedi tribe of South Africa is normally regarded as a stage where a boy is to be taught manhood and a girl to be taught womanhood.

Bapedi is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Bapedi books and related discussion.

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1 The Berlin Mission Society and its Theology: the Bapedi Mission
V Rise and Fall of the Pedi Empire
Steelpoort station.
Early Origins In the kgoro of the chiefs, you will be taken back to the
back to the origins of the Pedi nation north of.
Bafokeng and the Bapedi in particular, it might be useful to offer some conceptual clarity .
these sheep were herded by the Bapedi tribe. Today the Pedi breed is still to be found in the Northern Provinces of South. Africa in relatively small numbers.

Suggested News Resources

Giving it his best shot
But the biggest challenge Mahlake faces is when his council renames Tubatse to Thulare Municipality. Name changing is always an emotive issue. King Thulare was a Bapedi warrior who fought colonialism in the late 1700s and early 1800s.
A Batswana ke Basotho?
Perhaps it is worth-mentioning that as far as the Sotho-Tswana are concerned, some experts consider the Basotho more senior of the other groups and that is why in certain quarters, Bapedi and Batswana are considered Sothos.
AFRICAN RAINBOW MIN.: Opening of the new community road at Modikwa Platinu..

Suggested Web Resources

African Pedi - Ba Pedi - Bapedi Tribal Peoples
Gallery of Pedi tribal history with images of 19th and 20th century Ba Pedi - Bapedi material culture including beadwork.
Northern Sotho language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bapedi Cultural Dance.mpg - YouTube
Dec 3, 2009 Bapedi Women dancing their Cultural dance.
South African Military History Society - Journal- THE SEKUKUNI

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