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Bantu Diaspora
An overview of the Bantu culture.
# 139067 | 750 words | 0 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Anthropology (African) , Anthropology (Cultural)


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The paper discusses how during the 1500s, slaving existed widely in West Africa. The paper relates that Kongo was another name for the Bakongo people living in the areas of Zaire and Congo, and as the slave trade expanded, people living in the West Coast of South Africa were called Congo as well as Ngola. The paper explains that both Congo and Ngola became interchangeable throughout the years, which became part of the Bantu culture. The paper discusses how they believed in one God that gave them strength from their deceased ancestors.

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"During the 1500s, slaving existed widely in West Africa. The Kongo was another name for the Bakongo people living in the area of the Congo. As the slave trade expanded, people living in the West Coast of South Africa were called Congo as well as Ngola. Both Congo and Ngola became interchangeable throughout the years, which became part of the Bantu culture. They believed in one God that gave them strength from their deceased ancestors. They would communicate in the graves to their ancestors since man did not end in death. The power existed in the land of the dead, which would be found underneath the water and underneath the mountains of the living. In other words, the power was in the water from..."

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