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Story: The |goo or ≠gebbi-gu


The |goo or ≠gebbi-gu


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The ≠gebbi–ggu, as performed among the Grass Bushmen, was described by /han≠kass'o (L VIII.-22. 7978 and 7979). A description of the /goo, or the ≠gebbi-gu, dance. Women clap their hands while the men call to them like the male ostrich. The women sing while the men call.


1) p.7977v: the call of the male and female ostrich, 2) See also The story of the lions and the ostriches (when they were people) and Baboons dance the ≠gebbi-gu and Baboons and the ≠gebbi-ggu, 3) This story is found in Book VIII-22


|han≠kass'o (Klein Jantje) (VIII)


12 November 1878


Custom and daily life


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