Maganigani after performance of Sogota dance at Bulabo dance competition, June 20, 1995, Kisesa village

Sukuma Culture & Tanzania

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Archival photograph of Masuka, the Ntemi (chief) of Mwanza Chiefdom in his regalia, c. 1900, Courtesy of the Archives of the Missionaries of Africa, Rome

Royal Traditions 

Entrance sign for the Sukuma Museum, Bujora village

A Tour of the Sukuma Museum

 

Closeup of protective medicines disguised as watches, compound of the healer Nyumbani Shilinde (Mungu wa Pili), Ntulya village

History, Context, Identity 

Wigashe composers' competition between Idili  Dukila (Bagalu Dance Society) and Sita Kadulia (Bagika Dance Society), Bulabo June 1995, Kisesa village

 

Closeup of divination headdress of Mbula, June 27, 1995, Nyashigwe village

Healing Practices 

Royal Pavilion, Sukuma Museum

The Museum Administration

Mzee Ng'wenwandege dancing with fire at the compound of the healer Nyumbani Shilinde (Mungu wa Pili), Ntulya village
Sukuma Dancing and Dawa 

 
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