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Synonyms for Mbundu

an ethnic group speaking Umbundu and living in western Angola


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Encontramos outro exemplo entre os mbundu (ou ovimbundu), estudados por Joseph Miller.
Beyond shared religious cosmological understandings, Sweet also shows that practices embedded in those ideas manifested in practices that were common to Mbundu and BaKongo peoples, among others in Central Africa.
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This study directs its attention to the Ovimbundu, with some reference to the Mbundu and Kongo and occasional remarks relating to other ethnic groups.
(18) This has, in part, been based on an ethnic basis for UNITA, the MPLA, and FNLA; respectively comprised of Ovimbundu, Mbundu, and Bakongo peoples, who together account for three-quarters of the total population of Angola.
Masquerades are part of an artistic tradition embraced by the Chokwe, Lwenda, Mbundu, and Lunda peoples of Angola and Zambia.
About 25 percent came from ethnic groups such as the Bakongo, the Tio, and the Mbundu, groups from the Congo-Angola region.
By encouraging colonists to settle in the Ovimbundu (Mbundu) territory, he forced the dealers of that kingdom to scout ever farther toward the south and east, becoming more distant from Luanda and compelling them to sell to Benguela.
Angolan folklorist and novelist who recorded in Portuguese the oral tradition of the Mbundu people of Angola.
Subsequent publications on Atlantic trade, on famine and disease, on Creole elites, on the Mbundu people, on the Cokwe, on Ambakista traders, on photography, on colonial administration, on archival sources convey the range of her interest in seeking hitherto under-researched or neglected issues and putting them squarely on the academic agenda.
Sara Lawrence Lightfoot's (Harvard University Professor) DNA is traced to the Mandingo ethnic group of Guinea Bissau; Actor Chris Tucker's DNA is traced to the Mbundu 'tribe' of modern-day central Angola; Musician Quincy Jones' DNA is not only traced to the Tikar 'tribe' of Cameroon, but it is noted that the people of that particular region are widely known for their music talent; Dr.
It was they who set up the first trading station at Luanda sometime in the 1520s from where commercial relations were opened with the Ngola, the Mbundu king who was anxious to share in the trade with the Europeans monopolized by his northern neighbour.
He was also an innovator in the use of creolized Kimbundu (the language of the Mbundu people) and Portuguese and refused on principle to provide a glossary.