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Title:The Wunde secret society of Sierra Leone
Author:Kalous, Milan
Year:1979
Periodical:Afrika und Übersee: Sprachen, Kulturen
Volume:62
Issue:2
Pages:117-148
Language:English
Geographic term:Sierra Leone
Subjects:Mende
secret societies
Abstract:The Wunde (or Wonde) Society of Sierra Leone still remains truly secret. There is relatively very little about the Wunde of which one can be absolutely certain. In can be safely said that the Wunde Society is a peculiar institution of the Kpa or Gba Mende group of the Mende people. The author discusses the several features of this male secret society, making reference to data in literature. Ref., notes.
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