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Title:Studies of the Galla in Wallaga: Their Own View of the Past.
Author:Bartels, Lambert
Year:1970
Periodical:Journal of Ethiopian Studies
Volume:8
Issue:1
Period:January
Pages:135-160
Language:English
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:Oromo
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
Abstract:1. Their own view of the past (until the coming of the Amharas): data of an anthropological research, carried out among the Mäcca Galla around Dembidollo, from January 1968 until January 1969. Sections: Genealogy and social groups - Sayo's trek to the west - The 'Book of Kings' (accounts of ten old Galla). Bibl., notes, genealogical list. - 2. Data of an anthropological research, carried out in 1969: information by three informants, given in their own words. Notes, map. - 3. Types of marriage: data of an anthropological research, carried out among the Mäcca Galla around Dembidollo, from January 1968 until January 1969. Sections: Basic types (marriage with engagement/naqata; by escape/sokka; by abduction/buti; by claiming the girl in the name of God/izgota) - Mixed cases (naqata-sokka; naqata-izqata; naqata-buti; naqata-buti-izgota; sokka-buti; sokka-izgota; buti-izgota). Notes, map.