Lama Ntwana

© Dr Peter Magubane
Noma abekeke njenge beSotho base Nyakatfo, lama Ntwana atsenjwa kutsi aseTswana (beSotho base Nshonalanga) imvelaphi yabo. Bangafunwa ku Bakwena-Bamangwato futsi babekadze bahlobene neba Rolong. Kwaze kwabangulapho batsenga iKwarrielaagte ngemnyaka wa 1903, lamaNtwana abekadze ahamba kusuka kuyinye indzawo kuya kulenye, bekahlangana nalamanye emacembu. Ngulapho ke sikhulu semaNdebele Mzilikazi ahlasela emacembu lebekase Transvaal ngesikhatsi sandvulo ngelishumi nemfica kwatsi lamaNtwana, lafuna kuvikeleka, atsatseka ngemacembu ebeSotho base Nyakatfo, ikakhulu emaPedi.

Marriage in Ntwana Society

Umshado phakatsi kwemaNtwana akusiyo intfo yamuntfu munye kepha lehlupha sicumbi, lokwenta kwasemtsetfweni lobudlelwane phakatsi kwetihlobo....more

Ntwana Homesteads

Tindlu tekuhlala ekwarrielaagte tikhombisa umcondvo lophelele wemmango kanye nekuphila wedvwa emkhatsini wemaNtwana. Emakhaya abo asibuko lesincane...more

Ntwana Rites of Passage

Indzima yebesifazane bemaNtwana njengebafati kanye nabomake ibonakala engucukweni ngengubo yesintfu legcokwa ngetigaba letehlukene ngekukhula....more

The Ntwana People of South Africa

iKwarrielaagte lese sifundzeni sase Mpumalanga eNingizimu Afrika sigodzi se sikhulu sema Ntwana leyasitsenga kulomunye umpulazi lomhlophe ekucalendi kwandvulo, indzawo lefundzelwe kwakhiwa iKwarrielaagte...more

The Ntwana Women

Sifazane simelela phindze sikhombise sigaba sabo lesingagucuki sema Ntwana. Indlela labagcoka ngayo tingubo, letintfo labatakhako nalemisebenti labayentako igcizelela...more

Traditional Beliefs of the Ntwana

Ku maNtwana, litulu akusiyo indlela yekwenyama yekuvusetela. Phindze kuyindlela yentalo yakamoya futsi luphawu lolushoko kutsi indalo ne mmango kunekuthula....more