Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

TRADITIONS AND CULTURES OF THE BANTU PEOPLE

No description
by

lalita jagbeer

on 13 November 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of TRADITIONS AND CULTURES OF THE BANTU PEOPLE

The bantu had the basic belief was polythestic. people had to folllow a certain set of rules in order to receive abundant harvests and gifted many other blessings.
THE BANTU MYTHOLOGY OF GOD AND CREATION
All bantus traditionally believe in a supreme god.
There is also traditions that locate god on some high mountians. for example the kirinyaga mountain for kikuuyu people.
people that mainly live on cattle farming usually believe that men and cattle appeared on the earth together
Detail 3
Most bantu cultures share a common myth about the orgin of death, involving a chameleon
.
As a consequence of this myth, both chameleons and lizards are often considered bad omen in bantu cultures.
THE BANTU MYTHOLOGY OF SPIRITS
In most africian cultures, including bantu cultures veneration of the dead plays a prominient role.
This spiritual existence is usually not considered enternal; the spirtits of the dead live on until there's someone who remembers them.
THE MYTHOLOGY OF THE BANTU MONSTERS
Bantu mythologies often include monsters, referred as amazimu in isiZulu and madino, madimu, zimwi.
the monsters can sometimes take on the apperance of men or animals.
Detail 4
THE MYTHOLOGY OF THE BANTU FABLES
The traditional culture of most bantu peoples includes several personified, talking about animals.
The prominent character of bantu fables is the hare, a symbol and descriptive hyena.
Detail 2
Detail 3
TRADITIONS AND CULTURES OF THE BANTU PEOPLE
THE BANTU MYTHOLOGY OF DEATH
the chameleon is a
herald of enternal
life in many
bantu
mythologies.

them.
Full transcript