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ERIC Number: EJ236178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Aging in a Bakongo Culture.
Missinne, Leo E.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v11 n4 p283-95 1980
The Bakongo tribe resides in Lower Zaire. The aging intervene in all important life situations: marriage, witchcraft, magic, native palavers, etc. They have authority and represent the tribe. Although the youth subscribe to modern western ideas, they still unconsciously fear the authority and power of the aging. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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