Browsing Biblical & Historical Studies, Theological Studies & Ethics by Subject "Bemba (African people)--Rites and ceremonies."
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Reclaiming the value of indigenous female initiation rites as a strategy for HIV prevention : a gendered analysis of Chisungu initiation rites among the Bemba people of Zambia. (2011)Almost all African societies have female initiation rites to mark the process of growing up. Initiation rites signal the transition from one stage in life to another. Between the two levels is “the camp,” the liminal phase, ...