initiation

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Titlesort icon Audio Collection Description Composer Date All terms
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
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
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
Mzelelo wanja tsawu kohotela |

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ILAM

Initiation song for girls and boys, accompanied by Ndwala bells. ILAM field card number is unknown

Nyhomwanili (Performer)
Gogo men and women (Performer)

1950-00-00 Boys and girls | East African | Gogo | Gogo | ILAM | initiation | Ndwala bells | Nyhomwanili | Rites of passage | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania | traditional
Mzelelo wangu isawo kololeta nini |

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ILAM

Initiation song for boys and girls, accompanied by Ndwala bells
Refer ILAM field card D2X3

Nyinamwaluko
Gogo men and women

1950-06-17 boys | East African | girls | Gogo | Gogo | ILAM | initiation | Nyinamwaluku | Song | Tanganyika | Tanzania
Lukhano Lunarula |

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ILAM

Imbalu dance performed when boys are being circumcised. The other dance is called Waboya. Refer ILAM field card number D6B5

Wamimbi Magombe (Performer)
Gishu men (Performer)

1950-09-05 Central African | circumcision | dance | European whistle | Gishu | Gishu | ILAM | Imbalu | initiation | Mungiri leg bells | open horn | Rite of passage | Side blown | Uganda | Waboya | Wamimbi Magombe
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
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
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
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