Lecture6

Lecture6 - Christie Hua 4/16/09 LECTURE 6 Warrior Women,...

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Christie Hua 4/16/09 LECTURE 6 – Warrior Women, Mao Mao Movement Matigari I. Warrior women a. Kikuyi II. Independent struggle a. Matigari = every man b. What really happened? Kikuyi women were tortured (Warrior women were tortured) …. What else happened? c. Oral tradition i. Africans talk around fireside, etc. III. Matigari a. All the attributes of humankind b. Gifted with supernatural pwers c. Who is he? A prophet, a madman? i. Brings to light various questions 1. why is there so much suffering? 2. hopelessness? 3. aren’t they supposed to be independent? d. why is the police so repressive? e. This is the voice of truth i. All gatherings of more than 5 ppl were banned ii. B/c university students were going to protest outside the British/American embassies IV. Why does he set out on a quest? a. To see if he can find justice and truth b. Abstract categories c. Oral history vs. history as we know it i. Mao Mao background 1. women were barbarically abused 2. Obama’s grandfather was harassed
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