Initiation rites

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Eight young men at an initiation ceremony, possibly the Abakhwetha Ceremony in the Eastern Cape


Notes on the back of the photograph (probably by the archivist who sorted the collection):

"Donated by Mr. M.E. Elton Mills"
"Sept '96"
"With Erskine family photos"



Young women initiates


Unlabelled photograph

Description: The photograph depicts twelve young women standing in a row outdoors, against a mountainous backdrop.  Each of the women is holding a stick in the air. The women are wrapped in cloth, and are painted with a white mixture



A group of young women initiates, Lesotho


Handwritten label on page (possibly written by archivist who sorted the collection): "Sotho girl initiates"


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