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Indigenous churches in the Kavango

Madelon Zwart

Indigenous churches in the Kavango

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Published by Dept. of Cultural Anthropology, University of Utrecht, UNITWIN Network for Southern Africa, Ecumenical Institute of Namibia, University of Namibia, Social Science Division, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science in [Utrecht] Netherlands, Windhoek .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMadelon Zwart.
SeriesUNITWIN series for Namibia ;, no. 9
ContributionsRijksuniversiteit te Utrecht. Dept. of Cultural Anthropology., UNITWIN Network., Ecumenical Institute for Namibia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2004/02951 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 157 p. ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6864131M
ISBN 109051872968
LC Control Number00379693
OCLC/WorldCa47243563

Women Rule: Kavango Female Chiefs, Namibia. Women Rule: Kavango Female Chiefs. Romanus Shiremo. People of the Kavango region have, traditionally, followed a matrilineal system where issues of succession and inheritance follow the mother's line. This means that women within the royal family have the right to succeed a deceased ruler in contrast. The Ministry of Education (Namibia), in partnership with our stakeholders, are committed to providing all Namibian residents with equitable access to quality education programmes to develop the abilities of individuals to acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills, values and . Basic Language Along with its incredible wealth of natural and geological heritage, Namibia also has a beautiful assortment of indigenous languages with English recognized as the official one. The major ethnic groups of Namibia include Herero, Owambo, Nama, Bushmen or San, Himba, Damara, Kavango, Tswana and Caprivian.


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Indigenous churches in the Kavango by Madelon Zwart Download PDF EPUB FB2

The period from the nineteenth century to the present has been characterised by establishment and growth of the African strand of development of Christianity.

This phenomenon has given birth to indigenous Churches and prayer groups in Africa. These groups have not only taken root but they have proliferated and shown phenomenal growth particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa.

When early in two Indigenous churches in the Kavango book my colleagues, Dr. Deji Ayegboyin and Dr. Ademola Ishola approached me to write the foreword to their new book: Indigenous churches in the Kavango book Indigenous Churches: An Historical Perspective, I was taken aback.

The former had been my postgraduate student in Ibadan from the time he did his Masters and proved to be one of the our finest students. African Indigenous Churches: An Historical Perspective. Deji Ayegboyin, S. Ademola Ishola. Greater Heights Publications, - Africa - pages. 0 Reviews.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Chapter. African indigenous churches The African indigenous churches exemplify the African struggle for self-identification and self-realisation.

During the apartheid era, grown-up African men were treated as overgrown children by their white employers. It was only within Indigenous churches in the Kavango book context of the church where they rose to.

The book also has a chapter that Indigenous churches in the Kavango book light on how natives in Kavango were removed from key areas such as Rundu, Sarusungu and Mangarangandji between to Kavangoland was a bantustan in South West Africa (present-day Namibia), intended by the apartheid government to be a self-governing homeland for the Kavango was set up in and self-government was granted in Kavangoland, like other homelands in South Indigenous churches in the Kavango book Africa, was abolished in May at the start of the transition to independence.

This book examines the history and ecclesiology of two African Independent Churches in Kenya, the African Orthodox Church (AOC) and the Arthi (Agikuyu Spirit Churches). Githieya considers whether these churches Indigenous churches in the Kavango book be considered as Christian or ethnocentric : Paperback.

The history of Namibia has passed through several distinct stages from being colonised in the late nineteenth century to Namibia's independence on 21 March FromNamibia was a German colony: German South West the First World War, the League of Nations mandated South Africa to administer the territory.

Following World War II, the League of Nations was dissolved in April. Kavango was the region with the highest poverty level in Namibia, more than 50% of the population were classified as poor.

According to the Namibia Labour Force Survey, unemployment in the Kavango Region is %. Economic activities included farming and tourism.

Subsistence fishing also played a role in the nutrition of the people Capital: Rundu. This book is an apologetic against the false teachings of the World Christian Gathering on Indigenous People movement, the Emerging Church and the New Apostolic Reformation which got their ideas from the book "Eternity in Their Hearts" by Don Richardson.

Finnish missionaries in Kavango.9 It is not, then, a scholarly work, but basic facts are collected there. A major obstacle in the study of Kavango history is that local people were not yet literate Indigenous churches in the Kavango book Christianity came to the area.

There are practically no written sources from the beginning of the Christian era from an indigenous perspective. The Kavango people, also known as the vaKavango, are a Bantu ethnic group that resides on the Namibian side of the Namibian–Angolan border [citation needed] along the Kavango are mainly riverine living people, but about 20% reside in the dry inland.

Their livelihood is based on fishery, livestock-keeping and cropping (mainly pearl millet). Ethiopian churches were inspired by Ethiopian-type churches in the United States at the turn of the century, especially the African Methodist Episcopal Church.(2) South African Ethiopian churches reacted strongly at the end of the last century to ecclesiastical colonialism; they also played a part in the formation of the African liberation.

This book examines the history and ecclesiology of two African Independent Churches in Kenya, the African Orthodox Church (AOC) and the Arthi (Agikuyu Spirit Churches). Githieya considers whether these churches should be considered as Christian or ethnocentric movmements.

He argues that the"true church" is not confined to the traditions inherent in this or that denomination, or in this or that. In Kavango region indigenous fruit trees are valuable on biodiversity terms and as an economic resource.

It is well-known that indigenous fruits play a significant role in many people livelihoods. However, there is little information on socio-economic impact on indigenous fruits Author: Selma N. Elago. The African indigenous churches' spiritual resources for democracy and social cohesion Article (PDF Available) in Verbum et Ecclesia 35(3) August with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Sibusiso Masondo.

Planting an Indigenous Church: The Case of the Borneo Evangelical Mission (Regnum Studies in Mission) [Tan, Jin Huat] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Planting an Indigenous Church: The Case of the Borneo Evangelical Mission (Regnum Studies in Mission)4/5(1). The Catholic Directory is a free website for finding, reviewing, and connecting with Catholic churches, organizations, resources, and businesses.

Our mission "to provide a safe website for parishioners looking to connect with churches and find Mass, ensuring God’s grace may touch the heart of every man and of every woman and lead them to Him.". Welcome to our Namibian traditional art craft. We are selling all handmade high-quality and well-designed woodcarvings, baskets and jewellery.

These crafts are created by 25 community members who are highly skilled craft men and women in Kavango village. Since Kavango region is. Kavango Students Cultural Group. K likes. Musician/Band. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: K.

The latest Finnish missionaries left the area in The Catholic mission was already active in Kavango when the Finns arrived, but Catholicism has been more influential in the eastern part of Kavango. Nowadays new, Pentecostal type churches are attracting a lot of people.

The basic research method has been interviewing people in : Eeva-Maria Muurman. The Kavango. Forming the border between Namibia and Angola for more than km is the Okavango River, lifeline of the Kavango people, who make a living from fishing, cattle farming and cultivating sorghum, millet and maize on the wide fertile plains on either side.

Namibia was colonized by Germany and South Africa and was named Südwestafrika or South West Africa. Those who opposed colonial rule preferred Namibia, from a Nama/Damara word meaning "shield" used for the coastal desert, the Namib, which long protected the interior from access by sea.

During the colonial period, many indigenous peoples. Kavango East (of Uast Kavango) as en regiuun uun de aafrikoons stoot as efter det Kavango Folk neemd. Uun a nuurd leit Angoola, uun a uast det Zambezi Regiuun, uun a süüduast Botsuana, uun a süüd det Otjozondjupa Regiuun, uun a süüdwaast an waast det Oshikoto Regiuun an uun a nuurdwaast det Ohangwena hee lidj.

At hoodsteed as Rundu. Search our Andara, Kavango Region, Namibia Catholic Directory database and connect with the best Catholic Churches and other Catholic Directory Professionals in Andara, Kavango Region, Namibia. To gather information on the traditional use of Ganoderma mushrooms by indigenous people in the Kavango and Caprivi regions in this study, an open ended format questionnaires were used.

Other articles where Kavango is discussed: Kavango: The Bantu-speaking Kavango people, who are the main inhabitants of the area, comprise six different tribes.

They practice dryland cultivation of cereals, as the irrigation potential of the river has not been utilized. Some cattle are also raised. The western part of the Caprivi Strip is inhabited. KAVANGO REGIONAL COUNCIL DIRECTORATE OF EDUCATION Career Opportunities at the First Ever Vision School VACANCIES In terms of Visionit is said that by‘Namibia should join the ranks of high-income countries and afford all its citizens a quality of life that is comparable to that of the developed world.’File Size: KB.

Mission Namibia. Challenges and Opportunities for the Church in the 21st Century - Dr. Thorsten Prill (ed.) - Textbook - Theology - Practical Theology - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay. Religions: Christian 80% to 90% (at least 50% Lutheran), indigenous beliefs 10% to 20% Languages: Oshivambo languages %, Nama/Damara %, Afrikaans % (common language of most of the population and about 60% of the white population), Otjiherero languages %, Kavango languages %, Caprivi languages %, English (official) %, other African languages %, other %.

For Gciriku (ff) and Mbukushu (ff) indigenous religion and similar matters are also described. Th ese accounts show that the indigenous religion of the Kavango is similar to that of the Xhosa and other peoples of Southern Africa.

Publications on Kavango music In addition to the two historical/cultural studies of the Kavango cited above, two. ELOC - Evangelical Lutheran Ovambo-Kavango Church. Looking for abbreviations of ELOC. It is Evangelical Lutheran Ovambo-Kavango Church. Evangelical Lutheran Ovambo-Kavango Church listed as ELOC.

Evangelical Lutheran Ovambo-Kavango Church - How is Evangelical Lutheran Ovambo-Kavango Church abbreviated. Nambwa Tented Lodge, on the Kwando River, is the only lodge inside Bwabwata National Park.

The spacious tented suites are connected with walkways raised high enough for elephants to pass underneath, honouring their right of way. Welcome to Kavango East Regional Council Welcome to Kavango East Regional Council.

Kavango Region Tourism: Tripadvisor has 2, reviews of Kavango Region Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Kavango Region resource. African Indigenous Churches as a Source of Socio-political Transformation in South Africa Linda E.

Thomas This paper will explore the anthropology of African indigenous churches, particularly as expressed in healing rituals at St. John's Apostolic Faith Mission Church, located in the township Guguletu in Cape Town, South Size: 1MB. !c"vi"es - Tradi"onal dancing for Kavango The Kavango tribes are located along the Kavango River.

There are five tribes and the people speak different dialects. All the people like to dance and they start from young upto the oldest.

The music like sing and dance runs in their Size: KB. The Kavango consist of five tribes: Kwangali, Shambyu, Gciriku, Mbunza and Mbukushu.

Each tribe is lead by a chief, assisted by a headmen. Like most other groups in northern Namibia, southern Angola and Zambia, the social organization of the Kavango is based on the matrilineal system.

Chapter 9: Kavango Region Chapter 9 Kavango Region By Maarit Thiem and Brian T. Jones General background Kavango Region is situated in north-eastern Namibia, bordering Angola to the north.

Th e region, covering an area of about 48 km2, has nine constituencies: Kahenge, Kapako, Mashare,File Size: 2MB.

Background. Indigenous communities in Namibia possess a rich indigenous knowledge expressed within many practices of these communities. Indigenous wild edible fruits are available along the Namibian 13 regions of which it forms a rich source of vitamins, fibres, minerals and a heterogeneous collection of bioactive compounds referred to as phytochemicals for indigenous people’s by:.

Pdf Kavango people are found along the banks of the rich northern rivers and their name pdf derived from the beautiful Okavango River that dissects the Caprivi Region.

A large part of their history, traditions and ways are tied to those of the Owambo people, but in contrast to their herding cousins, the Kavango depend on the river systems for.

kavango traditional dance - Duration: Ell views. Kavango Some Kavango West residents find it difficult to apply for EIG-NBC - Duration: Namibian.Water must be one of ebook most soothing mediums to the human soul. Little brings more ebook than hearing the soft rippling of water flowing by and taking pleasure in the quiet warm colours of a sunrise or sunset over a river The Okavango River Water attracts life, therefore the Okavango River flows like a Continue reading The best of the Kavango →.