Tanzania: The Kamba War - Foundation Narratives, Ethnogenesis, And The Invention Of The Zaramo In Precolonial East Africa
Geoffrey Ross Owens, 2012
This article focuses on narratives told by the Zaramo people of east central Tanzania, the largest ethnic group in the regions surrounding Dar es Salaam. Their tradition includes a founder-leader known as Pazi Kilama or Pazi Kibwe Banduka who is said to have come to the aid of the Shomvi, Swahili-speaking residents of Indian Ocean...
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