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