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Lunda tribe ‘Kankanga’ girls at Mwinilunga, Northern Rhodesia , 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521C/57

Scope and Contents

The girls are not allowed to be seen by other women during their initiation period which lasts about 4-6 months. They are segregated in special camps away from villages. The two girls who can be seen are attendants who escort the initiate seen hidden under the blanket.


  • 1954

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1 photographic print(s) : photograph

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