IndexAfrica→ [Bantu speaking tribes]Bakene

(among others featured: Bakene, Bageshu, Teita, Tebu)


Roscoe[1] implies that a boy may (want to) marry when he “comes to puberty”. Although “guided” by friends and family, the choice is free on both sides. 









Janssen, D. F., Growing Up Sexually. VolumeI. World Reference Atlas. 0.2 ed. 2004. Berlin: Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology

Last revised: Sept 2004


[1] Roscoe, J. (1909) Brief Notes on the Bakene, Man 9:116-21, at p117