FIGURES
2.1
The cyclical succession of initiation regiments in Nchabeleng,
South Africa. 37
2.2
Female
sotho
dress of Pedi, Sekhukhuneland, South Africa.
39
2.3
Rural women singers wearing smocked shirts, Sekhukhuneland,
South Africa.
40
2.4
Migrant singers wearing waistcloths
(dituku)
and cotton knit shirts,
South Africa.
41
3-l
Two
bori
mediums are possessed by Gurmunya spirits during a
ceremony in southern Niger.
67
3.2
A medium of the fierce Kirai wearing the red robe, red sash,
and red bonnet that make up the Zarma spirit's attire.
70
3.3 The tying of the spirits during a possession ceremony.
80
3.4 Zaki Sarki, the contemplative Muslim deity, possessing one of
his mediums.
82
4.1
Cartoon from
The Vanguard,
Lagos, Nigeria.
101
8.1
Young men at a troop ceremony in Namibia show
off their political and Green flag associations.
216
8.2
The funeral of Samuel Maharero,
1923. 216
8.3
A Green flag celebration site outside Maun, Botswana.
217
8.4 An
ondangere
prepares troop ceremony participants before
they visit the graves.
218
8.S
Green flag members receive healing at the troop celebration.
219
8.6
The Red flag's central plaza area in Okahandja, Namibia,
before the ceremonies begin.
220
8.7
Troop participants ride in formation around the White flag
plaza in Omaruru, Namibia.
220
8.8 Uniformed participants touch the graves of their ancestors.
220
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