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The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda

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Published by T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. in London .
Written in English


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From the Uganda Society. Digitized at the National Library of Uganda with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York

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Number of Pages468
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Open LibraryOL25448181M

Acholi, also spelled Acoli, also called Gang or Shuli, ethnolinguistic group of northern Uganda and South ing more than one million at the turn of the 21st century, they speak a Western Nilotic language of the Eastern Sudanic branch of the Nilo-Saharan family and are culturally and historically related to their traditional enemies, the neighbouring Lango.   It is not to be confused with the fellow Western Nilotic language Luwo (spoken in Sudan); in addition, both of the aforementioned languages Lango and Acholi have the alternative names Lwo or Lwoo. A Handbook of the Kavirondo Language, published in Nairobi in by "Some Fathers of St. Joseph's Society", is one of the earliest written accounts Author: Librivox.

Note: The fact that among the Lango only the wizards eat snakes might indicate at least a vestige of serpent cultCfr. J. H. Driberg, The Lango, a Nilotic Tribe of Uganda, London, , p. The largest Nilotic populations in Uganda are the Iteso and Karamojong ethnic groups, who speak Eastern Nilotic languages, and the Acholi, Langi, and Alur, who speak Western Nilotic languages. Central Sudanic languages, which arrived in Uganda from the north over a period of centuries, are spoken by the Lugbara, the Madi, and a few small groups.

The Voice of Lango, Ikwoto. likes. Welcome to The Voice of Lango, a page that gives you all the best of the Community. On Oct. 9, , Uganda became independent, with A. Milton Obote, a Lango leader of the UPC, as prime minister. Buganda was given considerable autonomy. In , Uganda became a republic, and Mutesa was elected president. The first years of independence were dominated by a struggle between the central government and Buganda.


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The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda Description This study of the Lango people of north-central Uganda narrates the origins and history of the group, which had a form of government based on minor clan chiefs, rather than a king or superior chief, before the arrival of the British rule.

The Lango A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda Hardcover – January 1, by J. Driberg (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: J. Driberg. Get this from a library. The Lango, a Nilotic tribe of Uganda.

[Jack Herbert Driberg; Robert Thorne Coryndon, Sir]. This study of the Lango people of north-central Uganda narrates the origins and history of the group, which had a form of government based on minor clan chiefs, rather than a king or superior chief, before the arrival of the British rule.

Jack Herbert Driberg (–) was a British official in the service of the Uganda Protectorate in –21 and lived and worked among the Lango. UGANDA IN HISTORY invites you watch and learn not only how Lango people counted but also what compelled them to count numbers.

Mr Laweri Okello. The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda. While in the Uganda Protectorate, Driberg lived with the Langi people in Uganda. Inhe wrote The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda about his experience. The book is an ethnographic look at the Langi. It includes fables and a Lango-English dictionary.

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The Lango people are Nilotic ethnic group of northern ing to their oral traditions, they originated from Abyssinia present day Ethiopia and from Israel prior to arriving in Ethiopia.

In his book "The Tricenerary of Lango people In Uganda" by Julius Peter Odwee, He traces the migration of the Lango tribe right through Otuke hills and mentions several similarities between Lango. THE LANGO. A NILOTIC TRIBE OF UGANDA.

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Jack Herbert Driberg (born April - died February 5, ) was an anthropologist from went to two colleges: Lancing College and Hertford worked in the Uganda Protectorate in He then moved to the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan where he lived until When he was living there he wrote a book called The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda.

Last month, James Odongo was asked to pay nine cows, eight goats and Shs15m as compensation to his deceased partner’s relatives. The Lango are Nilotic ethnic group of northern Uganda. Buy The Lango: a Nilotic Tribe of Uganda. 1st. Edition by JH. Driberg (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : JH. Driberg. In he had written his well-known book, “The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda”, and thus established his claim as an anthropologist, and, after a Cited by: 1.

The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda (London: T. Unwin, c), by Jack Herbert Driberg, contrib. by Robert Thorne Coryndon (page images with commentary at ) The Lango, a Nilotic tribe of Uganda.

Driberg The Lango - A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda () Publisher's blue cloth hardcover with gold lettering. Binding tight and square, contents clean. The dust jacket, having resolutely performed its office for over 95 years, is now worn and torn, but has amazingly survived, with the tears being chiefly along the hinges and fold-overs.

Several Western Nilotic Luo languages are used in the eastern part of Uganda, such as Lango, Alur, Kuman, Acholi, and Adhola. The Eastern Nilotic languages include Teso, Karamojong, and Bari. The Eastern Sudanic languages used in Uganda are Soo, Pokot, Kuliak languages, and Elgon.

History Uganda experienced two great waves of migration. The first brought the Bantu-speaking peoples from further west in Africa, and the second, the Nilotic people from Sudan and broad families are still geographically split today, the Bantu in the centre and south of the country and the Nilotic peoples in the north.

J.H. Driberg in “The Lango. A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda” (T. Fisher Unwin Ltd ) described: “Ot (the hut) is a circular dome-shaped structure, the roof being thatched with grass arranged in flounces.”.

Now, in this 4th edition, Uganda In History brings you cultural, social, historical and political dimensions of Lango origin from Herbert Driberg’s book, “THE LANGO A NILOTIC TRIBE OF UGANDA”.

About a hundred years ago, when there were no written accounts on Lango history, a /5(4).Uganda is a multilingual country. Forty three of its living languages fall into four main families—Bantu, Nilotic and Central Sudanic—with another two languages in the Kuliak these, 41 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous.

Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 27 are developing, 7 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda” (T. Fisher Unwin Ltd ) described: “Ot (the hut) is a circular dome-shaped structure, the roof being thatched with grass arranged in flounces.” Working as a young District Officer in Acoli region in the s, Rennie Bere who later became the first Chief Game Warden wrote in “A Cuckoo’s Parting Cry.