Lega

Above Photo: Four Bwami initiates of the highest lutumbo lwa kindi grade. Each is an outstanding preceptor (nsingia) and represents a distinct clan-based ritual community. Photo Biebuyck, 1952.

THE LEGA CULTURE CLUSTER

LEGA ART

THE MUBILA EPIC (Lega, DRC, 1953)

The Lega text and its French translation, with introduction and elaborate glossaries, will be published by the “Classiques africans” in Fall 2018.

Below: The Bard Kambara Mubila, singer of the Mubila Epic, 1953

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