Campbell Collections

Thumbnail Titlesort descending Description
Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

The ox tail and the ancestor spear with which the ox had been killed, in the hut.

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Insonyama, the Zulu's favourite meat, and some entrails in the beehive hut.

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Ox head, meat and blood vessel.(cf 3/26 and 3/27)

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

The medicine man Mtoleni Nyandeni arrives for the festival.(Other pictures for Nyandeni see folder "Glimpses on Ceza Mountain)

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

The ruin's wall served as a windscreen in which the meat of the ox and samp were cooked for the ceremony. In the background a guest hut and Ziphelaphi's little square house.

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Laduma Madela invites the guests by blowing a horn

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Ziphelaphi in festival attire in front of Bafungile's house

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Alexina Madela Dlakude prepares samp, i.e. groarse maize. In an enamel basin in the foreground some potatoes. To the left Mashingeni Khumalo, behind Alexina the youngest sister of Laduma.

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Similar to F4/14. To the left a son of Susa Madela

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Susa's son cooks the ox meat. To the right Mashingeni Khumalo

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Madela has the rod in his left hand and the stone in his right hand.

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

The round stone from the river smeared both flat sides crosswise with black anti-lightning medicine

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Madela with the ladle for fetching the clouds during a thunderstorm, "ukuphaka izulu" (to ladle out-as food-the heaven) Cf. "Medizinen", plate 14 and pp. 84, 85.

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Laduma in front of the tree Clerodendrum glabrum (Verbenaceae in his  neighbour's Mashingeni Khumal kraal. It is a tree which is said never to be striken by lightning. From its branches the lightning-rods are made.

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Some meat was carried into the hut on a wooden tray. It was then placed on the green leaves.

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Laduma with a magical powerful necklace, iziqu, from the cones of casuarina equisetifolia (casuarinaceae) which the author had bought in 1977 from the Santa Lucia Bay. The pendant is a container, umfece, for snuff-medicine, carved by Laduma Madela from the wood of umthombo.

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

In Bafungile's house several women (more than on the picture) eat from the raw contents of the ox' stomach, umswani. This food is a priviledge of married women.

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Laduma with his stuff for healing, induku yokwelapha, with the hand of an antbear, isambane, as a crook. (Medizinen, plate 19, pp.92, 93)

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Laduma with his stuff for healing, induku yokwelapha, with the hand of an antbear, isambane, as a crook. (Medizinen, plate 19, pp.92, 93)

Visit to Laduma Madela's kraal in March and April 1979

Laughingly Laduma entered the hut and ate some of the women' food because he liked it. Very soon he left the hut again.

Pages

22086 records found.