Colson, Audrey Butt. The Luo of Kenya:

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Title: The Luo of Kenya:

Published in: The Nilotes of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and Uganda

Published By: The Nilotes of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and Uganda London: International African Institute, 1952. 108-118 p.

By line: by Audrey Butt

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Luo (FL11)

Subjects: Lineages (613); Clans (614); Territorial hierarchy (631); Tribe and nation (619); Offenses against life (682); (836582); Mode of marriage (583); Ingroup antagonisms (578); (592881); Burial practices and funerals (764); Cult of the dead (769);

Abstract: This brief secondary survey of Luo culture by an anthropologist is based mostly upon original work by Evans-Pritchard. It includes information on social organization, marriage ceremonies, religious beliefs and life cycle of the Luo.

Document Number: 1

Document ID: fl11-001

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4

Analyst: Robert Lee ; 1959

Coverage Date: 1932-1952

Coverage Place: Luoland, Kenya

LCSH: Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)


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