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Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mkhafuleni Khumalo

In front of Mkhafuleni's cattle pen, Mkhafuleni, his first wife, his mother and 8 of his about 20 children he had at that time from 3 women

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mkhafuleni Khumalo

Mkhafuleni with a frontal apron, isinene, from stripes of leopard skin and black calf skin, and with four bandoliers from glass beads. Cf. "Der einbeinige Gott", colour plate XIX)

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mkhafuleni Khumalo

Mkhafuleni with his mother

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mkhafuleni Khumalo

The mother of Mxoveni, Velabengasho and Mkhafuleni Khumalo. Her name was Qhamkile ka Makhoba Khumalo. She was an isamgoma, a diviner. Her top knot is a wig. Her bandolier of respect, isikhafulo, is worked in crochet. Her skirt is from blackened neat's leather.

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mkhafuleni Khumalo

Mkhafuleni Khumalo in front of his cattle pen. Two horns of cattle have been put on the poles in order to show to the ancestors that the cattle have been slaughtered in their honour.

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mkhafuleni Khumalo

Mkhafuleni with his first wife. He wears a great dance crown from the winter-feathers of isakabula, the long tailed widow-bird, Diatrpus progne (Robert, no. 818)

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mkhafuleni Khumalo

Mkhafuleni with his first wife. He wears a great dance crown from the winter-feathers of isakabula, the long tailed widow-bird, Diatrpus progne (Robert, no. 818)KHGG

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mxoveni Khumalo

Laduma Madela accompanied the bride's party and blew his horn in order to ask permission for the bride's party to enter the bridegroom's kraal for the wedding.

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mxoveni Khumalo

During the weeding ceremony bride and bridegroom showed-according to Zulu custom-sad faces. Especially the bride has demonstrate her own sorrow for leaving her family. For the Zionist wedding bride and bridegroom are dressed in a modern way.

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mxoveni Khumalo

After the religious ceremony the bridegroom changed into traditional skin dress, partly, however supplied by perlon plush and plastic (bandoliers and head dress). In his head ornament a coloured crane feather.

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Mxoveni Khumalo

We are leaving Mxoveni's wedding in time before rain started. To the left Laduma' favourite wife Ziphelaphi Mhlongo. On her white woolen cap a feather from a guinea fowl demonstrating her being a medicine woman. This feather brings good luck.

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Thembani Alexina Dlamini-Khumalo

Portrait of Thembani Alexina Dlamini Khumalo. Below the topkot she wears a band white beads with some coloured ornaments, umnqwazi, a token of respect she ows to her in-laws.

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Thembani Alexina Dlamini-Khumalo

Portrait of Thembani Alexina Dlamini Khumalo. Below the topkot she wears a band white beads with some coloured ornaments, umnqwazi, a token of respect she ows to her in-laws. As F14/4

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Thembani Alexina Dlamini-Khumalo

Thembani whole figure. On top of her matrimonial skirt, isidwaba, from leather she wears a black cotton apron with glass bead ornaments. On the back and over the shoulders she has a transparent black shawl. Her bag is decorated with much beadwork.

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Thembani Alexina Dlamini-Khumalo

Thembani from behind. The black shawl has a broad edge from white glass beads. Beneath it she wears a rear apron from black material with a very broad edge of white glass beads.

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Thembani Alexina Dlamini-Khumalo

Thembani, to the left, and the First wife of her brother-in-law Mkhafuleni Khumalo.(Her name was known to Laduma Madela)

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Thembani Alexina Dlamini-Khumalo

Thembani, to the left, and the First wife of her brother-in-law Mkhafuleni Khumalo.(Her name was known to Laduma Madela)

Friends of Laduma Madela on Ceza Mountain, Ziphelaphi and Bafungile Madela

Bhidli's granary, Ziphelaphi left and Bafungile Khumalo-Madela, Laduma's wife (right). Bafungile (at that time about 66 years old), wears a neklace from the cones of Casuarina equisetifolia (Casuarinaceae).

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