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Wedding3_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_brides_home
Two brides show their faces first time after their circumcition, to the waiting audience. One is Nevumba (left) the other is Majuma. Both show the traditional paintings for that special ritual
Wedding2_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_brides_home
Two brides show their faces first time after circumcition, one is Nevumba the other is Majuma
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Nkokooyai explains about the tools used by women
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Bahati helps to prepare maize for grinding
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Wedding ceremony singing at the broom's place in Gitu
Wedding11_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_brides_home
Men's singing at Bahati's wedding ceremony, before the wedding ceremony took place (the ceremony itself is not allowed to be seen from people who are no Akie)
Wedding9_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_brides_home
Singing at the wedding ceremony, particularly men in Mpogoi before the wedding ceremony
Wedding15_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_grooms_home
Bride is showing her face again, after the people have given her some money, People sing wedding songs in Gitu
Wedding7_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_brides_home
Bahati and Neyyollai, the mother of the second bride, Majuma, tell about what had happened
Wedding12_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_brides_home
Before the actual wedding ceremony, Bahati and his bride, again in a new other dress present the others, and the men sing (the ceremony itself is not allowed to be seen from people who are no Akie)
Wedding13_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_brides_home
Before the actual wedding ceremony, Bahati and his bride, again in a new other dress present the others, and the men sing (the ceremony itself is not allowed to be seen from people who are no Akie)
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Bahati and Nevumba, his bride, present themselves to the others, both in the traditional wedding dresses
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Papalai, Nkuyaki and others from Gitu get new clothes
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Bahati divides magadi, special salt, for tobacco
Wedding4_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_brides_home
Two brides show their faces first time after their circumcition, to the waiting audience. One is Nevumba (left) the other is Majuma. Both show the traditional paintings for that special ritual
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Bahati divides magadi, special salt, for tobacco
Wedding14_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_grooms_home
Bahati, Papalai, Karanni and Ngunnyu tell about the events which happened in the last day's after the wedding and the people in Gitu tell about their waiting for the bride and the broom, as custom the bride is hiding her face (the audience first have to pay her some money in order for her to show her face)
Wedding1_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_brides_home
Two brides show their faces first time after circumcition, one is Nevumba the other is Majuma both show the traditional paintings for that special ritual
Wedding5_Bahati_and_Nevumbas_Marriage_ceremony_at_brides_home
Wedding ceremony and feast afterwards with singing
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Bahati divides cigarette paper