initiation

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Title Audio Collection Description Composersort icon Date All terms
Nati nje ku mabala kuli ba mama, My mother's garden (a). Mwebali koko ng'oma mulishu mfwile, You have heard the drum from over there (b) |

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ILAM

Mazia dance song of divination and the initiation of girls, accompanied by Kalimba mbira. Refer ILAM field card C3V11

Eliasi Mukenge
Mbuye Andile
Luba men

1949-08-03 Bisa | dance | girls | ILAM | initiation | Kalimba | Luba | Mazia | Mbira | Mbuye,Andile | Mukenge,Eliasi | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Kansangala kaluka mapelele |

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ILAM

Girls' initiation song accompanied by 2 drums and a slit goblet drum
Refer ILAM field card C3H11

Luunda women

1949-07-20 Drum | girls | goblet | ILAM | initiation | Luunda | Luunda | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Ndekukuta ine halolwe |

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ILAM

Initiation song for girls with clapping and drumming
Refer ILAM field card C3H14

Luunda women at Lake Mwera

1949-07-20 Clapping | Drum | girls | ILAM | initiation | Lake Mwera | Luunda | Luunda | Northern Rhodesia | Song | Southern African | Zambia
Hee Lawe lugano hiaa |

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ILAM

Initiation song for girls accompanied by clapping
Refer ILAM field card D2U1

Maria Semuyala
Hehe women

1950-06-14 Clapping | East African | girls | Hehe | Hehe | ILAM | initiation | Semuyala,Maria | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Hee! Lawelugano hiaa |

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ILAM

Initiation song for girls accompanied by clapping
Refer ILAM field card D2U1

Maria Semuyala
Hehe women

1950-06-14 Clapping | East African | girls | Hehe | Hehe | ILAM | initiation | Semuyala,Maria | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Nyange kutetea (a); Lilamawe sautiyangu (b) |

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ILAM

Song to accompany circumcision of girls and boys
Refer ILAM field card D3F11

Mawasa Binti Mporeda
Fatima Binti Meri
Ngindo women

1950-06-25 boys | circumcision | Clapping | East African | Fatima Binti Meri | girls | ILAM | initiation | Mawasa Binti Mporeda | Ndonde | Ngindo | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Ikulangamilaga kwilunde | East African

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ILAM

Further details refer ILAM record number: CR1587.

Mikengemalo Chaba (Performer)
Composer not specified

1952-00-00 East African | Guma | ILAM | initiation | Mikengemalo Chaba | Mwanza | Nyamwezi | Song | Sukuma | Sukuma | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Ikulanzamilaga kwilunde |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied Guma initiation song. ILAM field card number is unknown

Mikengemalo Chaba (Performer)
Sukumu men (Performer)

1950-00-00 East African | Guma | ILAM | initiation | Mikengemalo Chaba | Nyamwezi | Rite of passage | Song | Sukuma | Sukumu | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Unaccompanied
Ikulanzamilaga kwilunde |

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ILAM

Unaccompanied Guma initiation song. ILAM field card number is unknown

Mikengemalo Chaba (Performer)
Sukumu men (Performer)

1950-00-00 East African | Guma | ILAM | initiation | Mikengemalo Chaba | Nyamwezi | Rite of passage | Song | Sukuma | Sukumu | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional | Unaccompanied
Losa lelo wowo ino ngoma |

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ILAM

Showongo dance song for men and women, accompanied by conical and goblet drums. Also used for girls initiation ceremony. Refer ILAM field card C4HI2

Noah Laisi
Kaonde men and women at Broken Hill Mine

1949-08-16 Broken Hill Mine | dance | Drum | girls | ILAM | initiation | Kaonde | Kaonde | Laisi,Noah | Luba | men | Northern Rhodesia | Showongo | Song | Southern African | women | Zambia
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