Tooy Teaching I—Mostly Luângu and Púmbu 04182005/05302005

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:
Tooy Teaching I—Mostly Luângu and Púmbu 04182005/05302005

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This chapter discusses the teaching of Tooy on the Luangu and Pumbu language and rituals. Tooy has observed that Luangu and Pumbu songs are often performed incorrectly by young people. He explained that the Luangu songs are for the dead while the Pumbu belongs to Bendiwata, Kaasi's village and that's the only place Pumbu is played.

Keywords: Luangu; Pumbu; language rituals; songs; Tooy; Bendiwata

Chapter.  1369 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology of Religion

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