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Agikuyu

by Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kikuyu (African people) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Kikuyu (African people) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Kikuyu (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 61) and index.

    StatementWanjiku Mukabi Kabira.
    SeriesThe Heritage library of African peoples
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT433.545.K55 K32 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1101243M
    ISBN 100823917622
    LC Control Number94026118

      Origin and customs of the Kikuyu. is written in Kikuyu and focuses on the traditional customs and beliefs of the Agikuyu community. The book traces the Gikuyu community from the time of. The Gikuyu use either English or KiSwahili when traveling outside the central highlands. Radio, television, and mass media publications are available in both languages throughout Kenya. The Gikuyu language is the preferred language at home and in the community. Gikuyu is taught in primary schools throughout Gikuyuland.

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Be the first to write. There is a notable literature written in the Kikuyu language. For instance, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o's Mũrogi wa Kagogo (Wizard of the Crow) is the longest known book written in Kikuyu. Other authors writing in Kikuyu are Gatua wa Mbũgwa and Waithĩra wa Mbuthia.

Mbuthia has published various works in different genres—essays, poetry, children stories and translations—in ity: Agĩkũyũ. According to the mythology of the Gikuyu, the first parents Gikuyu and Mumbi after arriving at Mukurwe wa Nyagathanga begat “nine” daughters who were the subsequently the mothers of the “nine” Kikuyu clans that bear their name.

This is what Father Cagnolo writing in his book “The Akikuyu” published in wrote. A Bilingual Study of a Ritual Circumcision Song of the Agikuyu of Kenya: Muumburo Na Maambura Ma Irua (African Studies (Lewiston, N.Y.), V.

) (English and Kikuyu Edition) by Njoki W. Osotsi | Jan 1, CURSES AND CURSING AMONG THE AGĨKŨYŨ: SOCIO-CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS BENEFITS By P.N. Wachege, Dept. of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of NairobiFile Size: KB. Kikuyuland is a non-partisan, non-political website founded to share information and tales from Agikuyu people by Agikuyu.

In this platform, you’ll learn and share a lot on Culture, Traditions, Way of life and the Heritage of the Agikuyu people. The Southern Kikuyu Before book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The Southern Kikuyu Before book. Read reviews from world’s largest 3/5(2). This book offers an intimate initiation into the oral literature of the Agikuyu people of Kenya.

The authors offer examples of oral narratives, proverbs, songs, riddles and poetry collected from live performances, many of which they have themselves participated in.

Elephant and Man: A Story of the Agikuyu and the Europeans. This is a short excerpt from the book "Facing Mount Kenya" by Jomo Kenyatta from Page 48 to page   Kikuyuland is a non-partisan, non-political website founded to share information and tales from Agikuyu people by Agikuyu.

In this platform, you’ll learn and share a lot on Culture, Traditions, Way of life and the Heritage of the Agikuyu people. This book, written in Gikuyu this book is intended to serve as a textbook for students of history who are interested in studying the history and culture of the Agikuyu people and their involvement in the struggle for national independence.

The Kikuyu traditionally believe that a man, Gikuyu, was the founder of the tribe. He had a wife named Mumbi, who gave birth to nine (plus one) daughters. The daughters married and had their own families, retaining a domineering role in Kikuyu society. This has led to the current division of the Kikuyu into nine (plus one) family groupings.

Gakaara wa Wanjau in his book inhe gives different attributes that were given to each clan and it seems more of the role each played in the Agikuyu nation.

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History of the Kikuyus Kikuyus are believed to have come from West Africa along with other Bantu tribes. They finally settled along Mount Kenya where they began their main activity of farming the fertile volcanic highlands.

Kikuyus were good friends with the Maasai and the two tribes often traded goods and inter-married. 4. Kikuyu Proverbs by G. Barra. The book is published by the Kenya Literature Bureau.

5. Mau Mau and the Kikuyu – Book by Louis Leakey. English Books on Kikuyu people’s way of life. 1. Facing Mount Kenya: The Tribal Life of the Agikuyu – Book by Jomo Kenyatta Get a Free eBook Copy. 2.

Unbowed: A Memoir – Book by Wangari Maathai. 3.Agikuyu. [Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira] -- Describes the social life and customs of the Agikuyu people.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description.