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Other rituals and traditional practices in Obudhingiya

Circumcision: Among Bamba clans, circumcision took place after every seven years of age unlike today where a baby boy is circumcised after birth. This involved a series of cultural activities including seven days of traditional dances, initiation of the candidates where folk tales would be taught and special tradition surgeons with enormous experience would be called upon to carry out ... Read More »

Obudhingiya traditional names

Traditional names in Obudhingiya among Babwisi Ethnic Community Maliina ghaa Lubwisi Compiled by: Rev. Can. Timothy Bandirana BAKALI 1. Mbikaliiye 2. Beeswikila 3. Nanjala 4. Balindiya 5. Balinjikuta 6. Tabutoona 7. Babisobwabo 8. Bukampemula 9. Bakampimbila 10. Ndighwaki 11. Kilihoona 12. Etimalyabo 13. Babiik’ebugha 14. Lukulwabo 15. Tabiita 16. Tabununka 17. Nkaukimba 18. Nkaghumela 19. Ghubiika 20. Bambuniyaki 21. Balikulilaha ... Read More »

Obudhingiya traditional spirits for worship and consultation

MALIINA GHAA MI̱LI̱MU̱ YA BABWISI NA BAMBA 1. Baghwejiba 2. Nakala 3. Elungu 4. Namujuna 5. Luhanga 6. Mulyome 7. Ngoou̱we 8. Aluta 9. Ndyoka 10. Namujunga 11. Kamangana 12. Nambaijo 13. Kamalampaka 14. Kiloghoji 15. Namulimi 16. Bhitoto 17. Mukila 18. Katabaali 19. Wasana 20. Mankini 21. Mugheluula 22. Kengeina 23. Ndibanindola Read More »