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Miji Kenda

The Mijikenda ("the Nine Tribes") are nine Bantu ethnic groups inhabiting the coast of Kenya, between the Sabaki and the Umba rivers, in an area stretching ...

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Traditional Myths and Historian's Myths: Variations on the ... - jstor
A case in point is the Singwaya tradition of Mijikenda and other Kenyan coastal ... Pokomo, the Taita, seven of the nine Mijikenda peoples, the Segeju, and the ...
New Evidence regarding the Shungwaya Myth of Miji Kenda ... - JStor
A considerable body of new evidence, relative to Miji Kenda traditions and the Kitab ... F. Morton, "The Shungwaya Myth of Miji Kenda Origins: A Problem of Late.
mijikenda origins: a review of the evidence - JStor
Mijikenda and neighbouring peoples of the Kenyan coast. According to their ... Shungwaya story of Mijikenda origins as a late 19th century fiction, the result of.
4. The Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests of Coastal Kenya and ...
The Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests of Coastal. Kenya and Biodiversity Conservation by Anthony N. Githitho.
Sacred Spaces, Political Authority, and the Dynamics of Tradition in ...
This thesis explores the social, political, and symbolic roles of the Mijikenda ... which the symbolic authority and esoteric knowledge of the Mijikenda elders are  ...

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Stop harassing your deputy, Mijikenda elders warn Joho
The rift between Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho and his deputy Hazel Katana has now sucked in some local leaders and the Mijikenda community even as it threatens to erupt into an ugly political war. Led by Nyali MP Hezron Awiti and chairman of the ...
Doctor: Kilifi has 10000 epileptic people
People with epilepsy are stigmatised and isolated by society, and myths abound on the nature and cause of epilepsy in the local Mijikenda community,” said Dr Chengo to The Standard on Saturday in Kilifi town yesterday. Dr Chengo also said that children ...
Mijikenda elders to vet poll aspirants
They will meet in Bamba town tomorrow for talks organised by the Mijikenda Kaya Elders Council and the Malindi District Cultural Association. “We want leaders vetted by elders and wananchi at public forums so only the best end up on the ballot,” Madica ...
Bishop Wanjiru seeks Luhya running mate
namedmesunshine. Luhyia is the fastest growing group in Kenya. The opportunist tribe strikes again.
Celebrating Mijikenda culture in Magarini
Mijikenda cultural groups from all over Kilifi county on Monday marked their end of year in style at the Magarini Cultural Centre.

Suggested Web Resources

Mijikenda peoples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mijikenda ("the Nine Tribes") are nine Bantu ethnic groups inhabiting the coast of Kenya, between the Sabaki and the Umba rivers, in an area stretching ...
Mijikenda, Digo in Kenya :: Joshua Project
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The Mijikenda Tribe of Kenya - Their History and Culture
Mijikenda tribe consists of nine sub-tribes who speak the same Mijikenda language, but each sub-tribe has its own dialect. They live along the coast. Learn more ...
Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
The Mijikenda Kaya Forests consist of 11 separate forest sites spread over some 200 km along the coast containing the remains of numerous fortified villages, ...
Orientation - Mijikenda - Countries and Their Cultures
The group known as the Mijikenda is made up of nine closely related but distinct peoples—the Kauma, Chonyi, Jibana, Giriama, Kamabe, Ribe, Rabai, Duruma, ...

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