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Hache Bwami - Lega - R. D. Congo

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Hache Bwami - Lega - R. D. Congo

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2nd half of the 20th century - Very good condition

Circa 1964. In very good condition.
Former Maison Schott - Brussels
48 x 14 cm.

I invite you to check out this link: anthroposys.be/vbaekelegabwami.pdf

The bags were mainly held by insiders of the
grade yananio. A mwami on his accession to the
grade lutombo lwa yananio, was officially conferred a satchel and a lukwakongo mask and an axe.
From the first grade of the bwami, an insider is the generic title of mwami
(pl. bami). The main wife of an insider followed a parallel promotion to the promotion of
her husband within the association. And it was essential that a woman
was introduced to the grade corresponding to that of her husband until the latter could
access to the next grade. Here is the table of the different ranks that the bwami
knew.
Masculin grade
Kongabulunbu or mwami
kansilembo
Ngandu
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Yananio
- musagi wa yananio
- lutombo lwa yananio
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Kindi
- kyogo kya kindi
- musagi wa kindi
- lutombo lwa kindi

Female grade
bombwa ( Ngandu )
bulonda ( Yananio )
bunyamwa ( Kirdi )

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