ATH 346-01

  • E. Africa: Chiefs shift from political to (shamanic) religious authority via conquest, etc.
  • ancestors became regional semi-deities
  • Morogoro territory? pre-state organization
  • Kingaru: traditional leader @ Dar es Salaam, Tanz.
    • legendary: started as political king, became spiritual leader
    • rain chief
    • healer
    • political advocate
    • matrilineal: goes from uncle to nephew
  • week-5a-african-religion

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