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Mijikenda rites that have stood the test of time

Kaya elder Shaban Ndegwa leading prayers during a past event at Kasemeni Grounds, Kwale County, 2015. [Gideon Maundu, Standard] Among the Mijikenda, if a pregnant woman dies, her womb is opened by a widower to remove the fetus, which is then laid on her chest during burial. According to Shaban Ndegwa, 65, a Duruma elder […]

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