Koogere oral tradition of the Basongora, Banyabindi and…Uganda
Urgent Safeguarding List 2015
EN: The homestead of Topista Kezabu in Gweri, Kabarole, Uganda, who still practices evening story telling sessions despite diminishing audience.
EN: Topista Kezabu, demonstrating an episode in Koogere story during a story telling session at her home, Gweri, Kabarole, Uganda
EN: Communal grazing, which is fast disappearing, is a cultural space for story telling among Basongora pastoralist community in Kasese District, Uganda.
EN: Basongora indigenous women share Koogere story telling during a group handcraft session in Muhokya village, Kasese District, Uganda
EN: Basongora indigenous women share Koogere story telling during handcraft session in Busunga village, Kasese District, Uganda.
EN: Basongora indigenous women entertain themselves with a traditional poem on Koogere story, accompanied by a traditional instrument called Ennanga in Nyakakindo village, Kasese District, Uganda
EN: A folklorist, Lawrence Kalenzi, entertains his audience with a traditional song on Koogere story, accompanied by a fiddle tuner (Endingidi) in Fort Portal, Uganda.
EN: A group of folk performers plays a traditional trampet (Amakondere), a royal performance believed to have its origins in the tory of Koogere
EN: Koogere oral tradition has got natural sites as its symbolic points of reference, like a forest, a hill and crater lake, and they are linked to certain narratives in the story.
EN: The forest linked to some narratives in Koogere oral tradition and where the bearers trek following the trails of the story.