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The People and their Land
Natural Causes of Illness
The Ancestors and Illness
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affinal African ancestral spirits animal associated baby becomes behaviour believed birth black and red black medicines body bride brother caecum cattle ceremony chief mourner chiefdom chyme clan colour symbolism colour terms corpse dangerous death deceased descent group disease diviner doctor emetics emissions evil fertility gall gall bladder goat green/blue groom's harm herbal medicines herbs homestead head husband ideophone illness imbeleko sacrifice indiki instance inyanga isangoma jural killed lineage segment lineage sorcery living lobolo LoDagaba luhlaza male marriage obligations married woman maternal ancestors means mhlophe misfortunes mother mother-in-law mystical force night nocturnal emission notion Nyuswa patient patrilineal person pollution practise practitioner protect red medicines red ochre regarded represents ritual sexual intercourse sick situation slaughtered social society spirit possession sprinkled Tallensi third stomach tion ufufunyane ukuzila umnyama umuntu usually Vilakazi wedding white medicines wife wives women Zulu