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College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA 23186-0002)
Richard D. Sigwalt (Project Director: July 1980 to October 1990)
Two Mashi Histories of Ngweshe

To support translation of two Mashi language histories of Ngweshe, a region in east-central Zaire. The histories, one written and the other transcribed from the oral tradition, describe Ngweshe history from the 18th century to the 1930's. They are important to the understanding of modern Africa.

Project fields:
African History; Folklore and Folklife


Research Programs

$19,635 (approved)
$19,635 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1981 – 9/30/1982