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The Kissi people of West Africa / Michael Fayia Kallon (editor).

Other Title:
Subtitle from cover: Culture, heritage & traditions
Kissi people of West Africa : culture, heritage & traditions
Kissi people of West Africa : culture, heritage and traditions
Publication:
Freetown, Sierra Leone : Sierra Leonean Writers Series, [2019]
Series:
Sierra Leonean writers series
Sierra Leonean writers series
Format/Description:
Book
4, 222 pages : color illustrations, map, color portraits ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Kissi (African people) -- Social life and customs.
Kissi (African people) -- History.
Ethnology -- Sierra Leone.
Ethnology.
Kissi (African people).
Sierra Leone.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Foreword / Michael Fayia Kallon with Falla Ensa-NDayma
Preface / Tamba M. Amara (OT)
Acknowledgements / Michael Fayia Kallon
Objectives of the book / Mr. Tamba M. Amara (OT)
Perspectives on the Kissi of West Africa, culture, heritage and traditions / Michael Nyuma Wundah
ch. 1. Pre-colonial Kissi regions / TM- Borbor-Sawyer
ch. 2. History and geographic location of the Kissi / TM- Borbor-Sawyer. Chiefdom & headquarter towns in Kailahun District
Sierra Leone / Michael Fayia Kallon with Sahr George Jabba
The Kissi chiefdoms in Sierra Leone / Michael Fayia Kallon
A brief history of how Kissi Bendu came into being / Tamba M. Amara (OT)
Perspectives on Kissi Teng Chiefdom in Sierra Leone / Michael Fayia Kallon with Tamba M. Amara (OT) and Sahr James Bendho Ngayenga
How did Kissi warriors travel long distances? / dr Michael Fayia Kallon.
ch. 3. Economic and development activities of the Kissi Sahr James Bendho Ngaingah.
The international market of Koindu / Michael Fayia Kallon
The Buedu Friday market (Chimeiyo) / Tamba M. Amara (OT)
The Kissi blacksmith
sumnor / Tamba M. Amara (OT)
The historical Kissi penny / Tamba M. Amara (OT)
The steps in the production of the Kissi black soap / Tamba M. Amara (OT).
ch. 4. Traditional and cultural aspects of the Kissi / Falla Ensa-Ndeyma with Sahr James Bendho Ngayenga.
Funeral rites and ceremonies for warriors (kelema-saa) / Tamba A. Amara with Falla Enza-N'Dayma
Names of months and days in English and Kissi / John Kangba Bundor
Traditional Kissi instruments / Victor Kundu Sengu.
ch. 5. Key Kissi cultural and traditional practices
secret societies.
Toma porn-dho (traditional bush school for men) / Tamba M. Amara with Sahr James Bendho Ngaingah, and Falla Ensa-N'Dayma^^^allon.
ch. 3. Economic and development activities of the Kissi Toma bondho (female genital mutiliaiton (FGM) (traditional bush school for women) / Tamba M. Amara with Sahr James Bendho Ngayenga and Falla Enza-N'Dayma
Circumcision (touma biiliilein), premier cultural entry point for Kissi boys / Falla Ensa-N'Dayma
The purpose and types of Kissi traditional marriage / Sahr James Bendho Ngayenga
Kissi cultural values
forbidding [i.e. forbidden] acts & abominations / Falla Ensa-N'Dayma
Divorce in Kissi culture and the sorrowful end of a relationship / Falla Ensa-N'Daym.
ch. 6. Kissi legal system, benchmarks, standards, rewards, and punishment / Falla Ensa-N'Dayma
ch. 7. Outdoor activities of the Kissi. Bouheon
a test of dexterity and bravery in Kissi boys / Falla Ensa-N'Dayma
How was wrestling conducted in Kissi culture? / Michael Fayia Kallon.
ch. 8. The spiritual beliefs of the Kissi people in Sierra Leone / Paul Fallah Wandalachi Nabieu
ch. 9ties of the Kissi Traditional and political Kissi leaders and chiefs.
The late Paramount Chief Kai Tongi's rule and its impact on development in Kissi Tongi Chiefdom / Tamba A. Amara (OT) with Tamba Bundu and Sahr James Bendho Ngayenga
The enigma of a proud leader
the late Tamba E. Juana, Minister of State Education, MP / Michael Nyuma Wundah
Biography of His Excellency Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr., Vice President of the Republic of Liberia / Michael Fayia Kallon with Tamba M. Amara (OT) and George Sahr Jabba.
ch. 10. The problem with customs posts in Kissi Bendu in Sierra Leone / Michael Fayia Kallon.
Recommendation, Kissi Bendu District / Michael Fayia Kallon.
ch. 11. Critical analysis of the contributions and success stories of the Kissi ethnic group in the diasporas coined in a general perspective model / Michael Nyuma Wundah
Dedication / Falla Ensa-N'Dayma
Glossary of Kissi words interpreted in English.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-208).
Contributor:
Kallon, Michael F., 1955- editor, contributor.
Amara, Tamba M., 1952- contributor.
Ensa-N'Dayma, Falla, 1954- contributor.
ISBN:
97899888779XX
OCLC:
1091051322
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