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Creativity and Aesthetics: A Case of Women's Beaded Ornaments in the Kenyan Coast
Available literature on traditional African Art virtually ignores women's creative and aesthetic sensibilities in artistic production. When women's traditional African art is mentioned, focus is made within the crafts, ...
Spirit possession among the Mijikenda
(Kenya Museum Society, 1989)
The Mijikendal believe that illness results from possession by malevolent spirits. Pepo za mwiri, a "spirit of the body", manifests itself in various ailments such as malaria, whooping cough, arthritis and smallpox. Bodily ...