Fertility is of major importance to the Ndebele people. A fertility doll is made ( in secret) for the bride by the maternal Grandmother and is ritually presented to her when she enters her new hut after the wedding ceremony.Custom has it that, after the birth of the third child, the fertility doll must be given away, or destroyed,because it is considered unlucky to keep it any longer.
In West Africa, a kufi cap is the traditional hat for men, and is part of the national costume of most of the countries in the region. It is worn by Muslims, and African …
Muslim men often wear them during the five daily prayers. When worn by itself, the taqiyah can be any color. … Many different types of topi caps include the Sindhi cap, worn in Sindh and the crochet topi that is often worn at Muslim prayer services.
Among the Nguni people the Sangoma is an important specialist, a diviner who claims contact with the ancestral spirits. It is believed that she reveals the will of the spirits. The Sangoma is revered as the protector of society and her opinion and judgement are highly valued.
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