Marriage customs of the Babemba tribe
Africa • 4 • Published In 1931 • Pages: HRAF MS: 1-13 [Original: 209-221 ]
By: Labrecque, Éd., Horine, Ruth.
AbstractThis article gives a brief description of the betrothal, chisungu (girls' puberty) and marriage ceremonies of the Bemba, together with a brief sketch of the tribal history as a preliminary. At the time the article was written, Pére Labrecque was a missionary in the area, attached to the Mission des Péres Blancs.
- HRAF PubDate
- Sub Region
- Southern Africa
- Document Type
- Timothy J. O'Leary ; 1957
- by Éd. Labrecque
- Translation of: Le Mariage chez les Babemba
- The original French text is included
- Translated from the French for the HRAF files by Mrs. Ruth Horine
- Bemba (African people)