James Serole MPHAHLELE

James MPHAHLELE - Dialoga portfolio - Part 15

"Dancing for the Chief", 1987 - masonite print on paper - Image 39x75 cm

PELMAMA Register AAMC JMPH 87/15



The young men are dancing for the Paramount Chief, in the Capital. This dance is called "Kgantla". Their leader is seen holding the Rod of Honour. Two poets in the Kraal are seen holding shields, a knobkerrie and spear.


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