3 edition of The oral tradition of the Baganda of Uganda found in the catalog.
The oral tradition of the Baganda of Uganda
Immaculate N. Kizza
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Immaculate N. Kizza|
|LC Classifications||GR356.52.G36 K59 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 208 p. :|
|Number of Pages||208|
|LC Control Number||2010002128|
Description: The Baganda people of Uganda enjoy an extraordinarily rich oral tradition, which serves as a window into their culture, history, and experiences as a people. This comprehensive, multigenre work is both a study of the Baganda people’s oral literature—framed within the broader contexts of the African oral tradition genre, modern. Uganda (yōōgän´də, ōōgän´dä), officially Republic of Uganda, republic ( est. pop. 37,,), 91, sq mi (, sq km), E central borders on Tanzania and Rwanda in the south, on Congo (Kinshasa) in the west, on South Sudan in the north, and on Kenya in the east.
Ugandan Culture is made up the of two goups of tribes, the Bantu in the south and the Nilotic in the North. the Baganda. The Baganda have a long and colourful history that goes back years, in which time the succession of kings has never been broken. Even in contemporary times, the Baganda continue to practice the traditions that they. By taking a long-term perspective from c to CE and using an interdisciplinary approach - drawing on historical linguistics, comparative ethnography, and oral traditions and literature, as well as archival sources - this book shows the durability, mutability and complexity of ideologies of Cited by:
Earliest history. Paleolithic evidence of human activity in Uganda goes back to at le years, and perhaps as far as , years, as shown by the Acheulean stone tools recovered from the former environs of Lake Victoria, which were exposed along the Kagera River valley, chiefly around Nsonezi.. Uganda's strategic position along the central African Rift Valley, its favourable climate. About this Item: The Uganda Book Shop, Kampala, 1st. Edition. viii + pp. 21 x cm, light brown cloth gilt. 1st ed. A good copy of a scarce work. With the signature of A. C. A. WRIGHT, a District Officer in Uganda, contributor to the Uganda Journal, and donator to the Pitt-Rivers Museum of African Artifacts. L Seller Inventory.
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This comprehensive, multigenre work is both a study of the Baganda people's oral literatu. The Oral Tradition of the Baganda of Uganda by Immaculate N. Kizza Book Resume: The Baganda people of Uganda enjoy an extraordinarily rich oral tradition, which serves as a window into their culture, history, and experiences as a people.
The Kinglists of Buganda* - Volume 1 - C.C. Wrigley. In the katikkiro or ‘prime minister’ of Buganda, Apolo Kagwa, published a vernacular history of his country entitled The Book of the Kings of of this work dealt with the events of his own lifetime, but it also included a circumstantial account of the twenty-nine reigns which, he alleged, had preceded that of King Mutesa Cited by: 8.
The Oral Tradition of the Baganda of Uganda by Immaculate Kizza has proven to be a valuable resource in my preparation for studying the oral tales that we collect during our interviews.
I look forward to receiving Ryan's uploads when he returns to the States (bandwidth is an issue in Uganda) at the first of March, right before I leave, so that I may study them some before my flight.
Published by the author. Kampala, Uganda. This book tells the story of the life of a girl named Zansanze who was born into a decent family. Her mother taught her all the customs of the Baganda women and the proper behavior expected of them.
Her paternal grandmother supplements this advice especially in preparing her for marriage. Description: This book is the first ever major effort to document and study hundreds of texts from an African (Ugandan) oral culture for children – folktales, riddles, and rhymes – and at the same time to make them available in the local Languages and to focus on their cultural and national value.
The Ganda people, or Baganda (endonym: Baganda; singular Muganda), are a Bantu ethnic group native to Buganda, a subnational kingdom within ionally composed of 52 clans (although since a survey, only 46 are officially recognised), the Baganda are the largest ethnic group in Uganda, comprising percent of the population.
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All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. Kintu is also present in The Oral Tradition of Baganda of Uganda.
However, in this version of the Kintu creation myth, the importance of the story is placed upon Nambi; in the beginning of the myth, it is Nambi who falls in love with Kintu upon their first meeting in Baganda and convinces Kintu to seek approval from her father in order to get her hand in marriage.
Baganda People and their Culture in Uganda. The Ganda are the largest of 43 ethnic groups living in Uganda. Their traditional land is located in a crescent-shaped are west, northwest and north ofLake Victoria in the districts of Rakai, Masaka, Kalanga, Mpigi, Mubende, Luweero, Kampala, and Mukono.
It has been described as the yolk of the Baganda people and provides an account of their first ancestral parents, who birthed the Baganda population.
As such, the oral tradition of Kintu serves as the history of their origin to the Baganda people and provides the nature of their human existence, the creation of their universe, the essence of their supreme, and why they have to die. Two oral sources exist and contradict each other as to which kabaka came first, Kintu or Kimera.
Kintu is recognize as one of the first kabaka. Another oral tradition stated Kimera in the fifteenth century was the first. Under Kabaka Katerega(), the Buganda Kingdom began aggressive expansion. Before the devastation of Uganda's economic and intellectual life, Uganda was in the process of developing an extremely rich literary tradition in English.
The Baganda people also had developed a robust vernacular literature in the Luganda language, including novels, short stories, essays, historical writings, songs, plays, and poems.
Immaculate N. Kizza is the author of The Oral Tradition of the Baganda of Uganda ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and Africa's Ind /5(3).
The oral tradition of the Baganda of Uganda: a study and anthology of legends, myths, epigrams and folktales. Here, we will address the issue of who Kimera was according to the oral tradition of the Baganda.
When Kintu died, his officials did not want to make this public knowledge in the fear that this might cause instability in the kingdom. So Kintu was buried secretely at Nnono, and the officials put out the word that the king had disappeared. The Oral Tradition of the Baganda of Uganda: A Study and Anthology of Legends, Myths, Epigrams and Folktales by Immaculate M.
Kizza THE KING OF THE SNAKES AND OTHER FOLK-LORE STORIES FROM UGANDA. Other kingdoms include Bunyoro, Busoga, and Tooro. Kabaka/king (Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II) & Queen (Sylvia Nagginda) Of Buganda - Uganda.
Custom and traditions are central in the lives of the Baganda. The Kabaka was a unifying factor of all the people of Buganda until when monarchy was abolished in Author: Kwekudee. African Stories of Creation: Baganda I. Long long ago, Kintu was the only person on Earth.
He lived alone with his cow, which he tended lovingly. Ggulu, the creator of all things, lived up in heaven with his many children and other property. From time to .The oral tradition of the Baganda of Uganda: a study and anthology of legends, myths, epigrams and folktales.
[Immaculate N Kizza] -- "This is a study of the Baganda people's oral literature, framed within the broader contexts of the African oral tradition genre. "Culture and Customs of Uganda" is a fascinating overview of the current state of Ugandan society, where largely rural ethnic groups are experiencing the pull of urban centres, while the changes.