Antamá at War 01201753

in Travels with Tooy

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780226680583
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226680576 | DOI:
Antamá at War 01201753

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This chapter focuses on Antama, the precious warrior who is an ancestor of Tooy. According to Tooy's story, Antama was forced to go to war against the whites when he lost his brother Makambi in battle around 1753. This chapter also describes the sangasanga that Antama did after learning his brother's death. It explains that sangasanga is now restricted to the final morning of second funerals.

Keywords: Antama; Tooy; ancestors; precocious warrior; Makambi; sangasanga; funerals

Chapter.  924 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology of Religion

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