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Kikuyu people

E. N. Mugo

Kikuyu people

a brief outline of their customs and traditions

by E. N. Mugo

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Published by Kenya Literature Bureau in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kikuyu (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE.N. Mugo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT433.545.K55 M83 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3158154M
    LC Control Number82980809

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    Kikuyu folktales. Nairobi, East African Literature Bureau [] (OCoLC) Online version: Mwangi, Rose. Kikuyu folktales. Nairobi, East African Literature Bureau [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rose Mwangi. The plans of the Mau Mau leaders necessitated trying to make nearly every Kikuyu in the country a member, and in order to achieve this end they instituted as a sine qua non of membership a ceremony of oath-taking based upon old tribal custom, but which violated ancient custom in many ways. The oath which had to be taken by members was very.

    that inspired "a murderous campaign to eliminate Kikuyu people" (p. xvi) She tries to substantiate this in part by using and census figures to show that the Kikuyu population grew more slowly than neighboring ethnic Size: 93KB. This study of the Kikuyu people by Kenya's first president is remarkable. It helped to establish a genre of localist writings on literature, history and philosophy that strive to outline the social landscapes of colonial communities. Facing Mount Kenya is an excellent anthropological study that defined the Kenyan national s:


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Kikuyu people by E. N. Mugo Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Why the Kikuyu, who personally have so little fear of death, should be so terrified to touch a corpse, while the white people, who are afraid to die, handle the dead easily, I do not know. Here once more you feel their reality to be different from our realities.” ― Karen Blixen, Out of Africa.

The Kikuyu women had been excluded from politics as well. Foreign rule had eventually altered the political and social structure of the Kikuyu history and culture. It had also disrupted their traditional, political as well as their social lives. Thousands of the Kikuyu people had to give away their land because of the European settlement policies.

In Kikuyu Mystery Revealed, the author digs deeply into the hidden mysteries of the Kikuyu people of Kenya in East Africa, whom the author claims is one of the ten lost tribes of Israel, descendants of the tribe of Asher, exiled “ beyond the rivers of Ethiopia” (Zephaniah ).5/5(3).

Full Description:" The Southern Kikuyu Before gives motivation to analyze information and is also useful when criticizing plots; or it is a well-written section if the character is properly designed, if the narrative sounds innocent, etc. If you ever have the opportunity to discuss the book with others, you will be able to clearly tell their views, as you have taken the time to really.

My Kikuyu people book of Kikuyu and the Life of Chief Wangombe by Jomo Kenyatta. Conquest for Christ in Kenya by D. Mathew. The Book of Civilization by A. Paterson. The Mau Mau in Kenya by G. Roberts. Before the Dawn in Kenya by C.

Wilson. Do you have any other Kikuyu resources and books worth sharing with Kikuyu people book community. A history of the Kikuyu, Godfrey Muriuki.

Oxford University Press, What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The physical setting.

BIBLIOGRAPHY. INDEX. A history of the Kikuyu, ACLS Humanities E-Book History e-book project: Author. The Kikuyu Bible is not sold to people interested in reading it. Although it was initially published in hard copies, today, you can downloaded it from a user friendly and simple app on the Internet.

Giving out the Bible for free is the only way people from this region think many people can easily feel the word of God in their heart to move. This impressive book is a complete record of the ways of the Kikuyu people, before and during the period of European influence which accompanied road and railway building and political and economic changes in the late 19th Century.

In this book, written in at the start of the Mau Mau atrocities, he puts his knowlege of the Kikuyu into an understanding of the underlying causes of the Mau Mau movement.

He describes in detail Kikuyu customs and rituals before the British administration; he feels that the breakdown of this society is in part one cause of Mau Mau.5/5(3). Here is the 6th lesson in Sunday School through the book of Exodus premiered on May 31st.

#FeedingWithManna #GodProvides. A history of the Kikuyu, Godfrey Muriuki. Oxford University Press, - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The physical setting. OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 22 cm: Contents: Matara --Kikuyuland --Learning an unknown tongue --Sunshine and shadow on a school --A girl's decision --Showers of blessing --Muhuthu --Affairs of the bush --The back that carries the baby --A potential Christian mother --The Ndugu gift --The first village school --A wedding --Buried --Kinyona My People Of Kikuyu book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The Kikuyu Wikipedia website was a great place to start this research project.

Maren, Michael. The Land and People of Kenya. New York: Lippincott, Print. The Land and People of Kenya provided me with much needed details on Kikuyu culture and life. This book dabbled a. The nucleus of the people called Kikuyu today came from the land of Ancient Egypt, during the reign of Pharaoh Akhenaten.

They used the Ethiopia route to get to Mount Kenya. According to evidence from power handing over ceremony described below, it took less than thirty (30) years for the first group to get to Mount Kenya region.

It took others more than one hundred years to join their kin. The Kikuyu diet was mainly from agricultural produce. They kept cattle and goats, but mainly for ritual purposes and as a currency for the purchase of goods and the payment of dowry. Like in the Maasai community, the Kikuyu were forbiden from eating wild animals.

It was also taboo to eat fish and birds like chicken and ducks. Edward Arnold, - Kikuyu (African people) - pages.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. CONTENTS. 1: With a Prehistoric People: The Akikúyu of British East Africa, Being Some Account of the Method of Life and Mode of Thought Found. RELATIONSHIPS AMONGTHE KIKUYU PEOPLE IN KENYA.

The local community, school, and church are central to Gikuyu social relations. Dating, courtship, friendship, and family life are significant concerns around which people construct their social lives.

In the past, social life was dominated by rules about age hierarchies and gender distinction. Kikuyu or Gikuyu (Gikuyu: Gĩkũyũ) is a language of the Bantu family spoken primarily by the Kikuyu people (Agĩkũyũ) of Kenya. Kikuyu is spoken in the area between Nyeri and Nairobi.

The Kikuyu people usually identify their lands by the surrounding mountain ranges in Central Kenya which they call ity: Agĩkũyũ. E. Mugo in writes in his “Kikuyu People – A brief outline of their customs and traditions”, “Kikuyus were not used to mention living things by exact numbers, for they argued that it would possibly have brought a bad omen, or an ill taboo, to whatever was being counted.

'Facing Mount Kenya' is a central document of the highest distinction in anthropological literature, an invaluable key to the structure of African society and the nature of the African mind. 'Facing Mount Kenya' is not only a formal study of life and death, work and play, sex and the family in one of the greatest tribes of contemporary Africa, but a work of considerable literary merit.

Posts about Kikuyu books written by Mũkũyũ. The Gīkūyū Documentation Centre is a Library, Archive, and Museum specializing in not just the archival material history of the Gīkūyū people of Central Kenya, but especially in exploring how the traditional knowledge and wisdom finds relevance and place in today’s social-cultural environment.As an author, Jomo Kenyatta is widely renowned for his book, Facing Mount Kenya, published in As the first African ethnographer of the Kikuyu people he gained a firm reputation long (*) Professore ordinario di etnologia a.r., Facoltà di lettere, Università di Koma «La Sapienza», Presidente del Consiglio europeo di studi africani.