This person is the writer and primary character of the novel who tries to preserve the tribal history of the Gikuyu.
A professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics.
Spirits playing an important role in the life of the Gikuyu.
This is the term for the God of the Gikuyu who is supposed to live on Mount Kenya.
The mbari, which is the primary factor in the life of the Gikuyu.
This is the extended tribe of the Gikuyu.
These Gikuyu people are responsible for important aspects of life such as the rituals of land tenure, initiation, marriage, drought, and famine.
Members of the Age Grade
From the circumcision ceremony forward, members of this Gikuyu tribe do things together for life.
This is the equivalent of the Christian Adam.
This is believed to be...
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