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Title:The Rengo Harvest Festival and the Legend of the Rain Chiefs of the Hambukushu
Author:Larson, Thomas J.ISNI
Year:1984
Periodical:South African Journal of Ethnology
Volume:7
Issue:2
Pages:10-15
Language:English
Geographic term:Botswana
Subjects:rainmaking
Mbukushu
traditional festivals
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
Religion and Witchcraft
Abstract:The author describes the legend of the rainmaking powers of the rain chiefs of the Hambukushu (Botswana). Then he turns to a description of the rengo harvest festival and the role of the rain chiefs in this festival. Notes, photos.
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