Seperu folkdance and associated practicesBotswana
Urgent Safeguarding List 2019
EN: At the end of initiation (ku fulumana), Mushishi is used to signify the girl's graduation.
EN: Celebrating initiation graduation
EN: John Mainga (Ingongi) discovered the element in 2011 during research
EN: Ku fulumana was implemented by selected family members with extensive knowledge and eager to transmit it to newly initiated young women.
EN: Mushishi, the peacock tail signifies the pride of being Veekuhane and the artistry of dance.
EN: Seperu dance groups are dominated by female practitioners
EN: The coronation took place in 1969 and very few remember the rituals involved.
EN: The lead dancer uses a flywhisk to control, direct and choose (ku noma) female dancers.
EN: The paramount Chief of Veehukane community signing the consent form