Presentation on theme: "Mrs. Kercher Background Information"— Presentation transcript:
1 Mrs. Kercher Background Information The Roamer of the PlainMrs. KercherBackground Information
2 The Baronga TribeA group from southeastern Africa in the country of MozambiqueBantu-speaking languageThe group is a part of the Thonga nationLive in small villagesThe villages have a hereditary leader who is aided by a council of family heads
6 TotemismThe belief focused around a mystical relationship between a group of people and a specific plant or animal.This practice developed when people first began to cultivate the soil.It reflects their dependence on the natural world.Early farmers believed that animals have human emotions and that they are equal or superior to humans in intelligence and strength. Therefore, this belief fostered respect.
7 The Tale Told by Henry Junod and first published in 1898. Unlike a myth, which conveys supernatural power, this tale conveys the psychological power that the fear of supernatural phenomena can have over the human mind.