THE AKIKIYU (Their Customs, Traditions and Folklore) By Fr. C. Cagnolo
Written in 1933 by one of the first missionaries to interact with the precolonial Agīkūyū people, this is one of the most rare Agīkūyū books and it’s only available anywhere as a second hand book.
With details photos and illustrations, book contains detailed descriptions of the Agīkūyū country, people, economy, home life, birth rituals, childhood, circumcision, youth, marriage, old age, diseases, funeral ceremonies, jurisdiction, songs, dances, beliefs, time, weather, manners, folklore as well as the role of the missionaries in those early days.
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