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Nuer customs and folk-lore

Ray Huffman

Nuer customs and folk-lore

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

  • Nuer (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    Published for the International Institute of African Languages & Cultures.

    Statementby Ray Huffman.
    ContributionsInternational Institute of African Languages and Cultures.
    LC ClassificationsDT132 .H8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv p., [4] leaves of plates :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19339894M

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Nuer Customs & Folk-lore. Nuer customs and folk-lore. London, Pub. for the International Institute of African Languages & Cultures by Oxford University Press, H. Milford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ray Huffman; International African Institute.

Nuer customs and folklore [1st ed., reprinted] by Ray Huffman Published by F. Cass in : Nuer customs and folk-lore book OCLC Number: Notes: First edition originally published in by Oxford University Press. Description: xiv, pages illustrations 23 cm.

A number of folk-tales, in which the Nuer language is rich, is included. Nuer Customs and Folk-Lore. Ray Huffman By.

Published for the International Institute of African Languages and Cultures. "The Nuer" is a superb ethnographic work done by Evans-Pritchard.

But when you realize the forces behind his work, it's really difficult to not read the Nuer customs and folk-lore book as a military report: here and there you'll find strategic information about Nuer's manners and institutions, information used, of couse, to better control the Nuer people/5.

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Jebel into Dinka- and Anyuak-occupied lands. According to Nuer traditions, the Gaawar and Lou were the first groups to cross the river, where they settled on the peripheries of Dinka communities then located on Zeraf Island. The Lak and Thiang Nuer followed in the s, pushing Lou and Gaawar Nuer invaders further east and displacing Dinka.

Nuer, people who live in the marsh and savanna country on both banks of the Nile River in South speak an Eastern Sudanic language of the Nilo-Saharan language family.

The Nuer are a cattle-raising people devoted to their herds, although milk and meat must be supplemented by the cultivation of millet and the spearing of e the land is flooded for part of the year and.

The Nuer people are a Nilotic ethnic group primarily inhabiting the Nile are concentrated in South Sudan, and also constitute a majority in Ethiopia's Gambela speak the Nuer language, which belongs to the Nilotic language of the largest ethnic groups in southern Sudan, the Nuer people are pastoralists who herd cattle for a ia:( census).

Customs: Their culture is organized around cattle. But since the Nuer people live in the Upper Nile Nuer customs and folk-lore book, Nile perch is also an essential part of their economy.

Grains and vegetables supplement Nuer customs and folk-lore book diet. None of the food commodities are produced for market purposes.

Cattle are not primarily for food, but Neur do drink milk. Buy Nuer Customs and Folk-Lore First Edition by Huffman, R (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free Nuer customs and folk-lore book on eligible : R Huffman.

I Nuer customs and folk-lore book previously written two books on the Nuer, a cattle-herding people dwelling in the swamps and savannah of the southern Anglo-Egyptian Sudan: The Nuer.A Description of the Modes of Livelihood and Political Institutions of a Nilotic People was published in and Kinship and Marriage among the Nuer in The present volume, Nuer Religion, completes a study of the Nuer which began in   Some Nuer Notions of Nakedness, Nudity, and Sexuality1 - Volume 38 Issue 2 - T.

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The union of marriage is finalized when the bride produces her third child, ensuring male lineage. - Wedding Tradition of the Nuer People - African Culture at BellaOnline. Nuer prophets and prophetic traditions subsequently rebounded during Sudan's two lengthy civil wars (–72 and –), as thousands of Nuer men and women sought refuge from unpredictable waves of violence generated by ever‐growing numbers of rival southern military commanders and militia leaders (Hutchinson, ; Jok and Cited by: All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed by: 2.

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The book concludes with a detailed discussion of events in the Sudan since independence indescribing how modern Nuer and many other Southern Sudanese, still find the message of the 19th-century prophets relevant to their experiences in the current civil war.

of o results for Books: Society, Politics & Philosophy: Social Sciences: Anthropology: Customs & Folklore: Folklore Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, 75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition4/5. Ghost Marriages and Future Children: The Nuer Tribe Other cultures are also known to have later adopted the custom, most notably some tribes from the country of Sudan.

In the Nuer tribe, it was commonly the brother of the groom who replaced the dead fiancé in the wedding ceremony as a stand-in, though the brother would have to engage with "his Author: Riley Winters. The book also provides much needed explanation for what was a very confusing situation to me and I believe to others as well—the distinction between a Nilotic and a Nilo-Hamite.

For a long time, I was made to understand that only the Dinka, Nuer, Shilluk, Dholuo, Acholi and the Anuak constituted the Nilotic language proper. Now. This bibliography includes a selection of government documents, books, periodicals, and maps on Africa’s newest nation, the Republic of South Sudan.

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until B.C.E., when the city of Meroe was ransacked by the Ethiopians. At about this time, three Christian kingdoms—Nobatia, Makurra, and Alwa—came into power in. Evans-Pritchard, the Nuer, and the Sudan Political Service Article (PDF Available) in African Affairs 81() April with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Douglas Hamilton Johnson.

The Dinka are one of the largest ethnic groups in the Republic of Sudan. They belong to a group of cultures known as the Nilotic peoples, all of whom live in the southern Sudan. Ina civil war erupted in the Sudan, pitting the largely Arab and Muslim northern Sudan against the.

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Dinka, also called Jieng, people who live in the savanna country surrounding the central swamps of the Nile basin primarily in South speak a Nilotic language classified within the Eastern Sudanic branch of the Nilo-Saharan languages and are closely related to the ing some 4, in the early 21st century, the Dinka form many independent groups of 1, to 30, persons.

Numbering approximately one million, the Nuer are the second largest group (second to the Dinka) in south Nuer live mostly in Southern Sudan, in the east Upper Nile Province around the Nile River, the Bahr el Ghazal and Sobat Rivers, and extending up the Sobat across the Ethiopian traditions indicate that the Nuer moved east of the Nile River over the past.

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The Dinka people (Dinka: Jiɛ̈ɛ̈ŋ) are a Nilotic ethnic group native to South Sudan, but also having a sizable diaspora population.

They mostly live along the Nile, from Mangalla to Renk, in regions of Bahr el Ghazal, Upper Nile (former two of three Southern Provinces in Sudan) and Abyei Area of the Ngok Dinka in South Sudan.

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By Peter Gai Manyuon, JAN/19/, SSN; Politically, Nuer are organized into what might be called tribes which consist of further sub-divisions by lineage. The lineages are a major structural factor for political order. The territorial grouping and lineage groupings are more closely aligned for some purposes than others.

There is no overall political authority in the tribal structure. culture, traditions and customs with particular reference to South African culture, traditions and customs.

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Chiok is the senior inspector of folklore and festivals at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. He is also a product of the young country’s rich diversity, born to a mother from the Dinka.Folklore, ().

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