The River Between Setting & Symbolism

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Kameno

One of the two ridges that "lay side by side" and the ridge where Waiyaki lives.

Makuyu

The second of the two ridges that "lay side by side."

Honia

The river between the ridges of Kameno and Makuyu; the name means "cure" and the river flows even during dry seasons.

The Hill South of Kameno

The location of the sacred grove is where Chege tells Waiyaki that he is the one who is to save the people.

The Thingira

The "man hut," specifically that of Chege, Waiyaki's father.

Siriana

The name of the Mission where Waiyaki and other children of the region go to study and where Muthoni is taken to the hospital.

Marioshoni

The name given to the school in Waiyaki's village where Waiyaki oversees the education of the boys of his village.

Njahi

The season of rains.

Kiama

A group formed to focus on the...

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