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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... thatching, the Barawa refugees took up arms and made Albitaiya their own. The cotton trees they planted for protection around the new settlement are still there today. It was from Albitaiya that Noah s father s father, Manti Kamara Kulifa, went out to wage war against Samori s Sofas. Though his given name...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... repre sen ta tions. Much of what S. B. remembered of his father emerged when I was ghostwriting his biography in 2001 2. As for Tina Komé s last years, and the story of his firstborn son, who inherited the name Kulifa from his paternal grand father, I would only glean these details when the hitherto...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... prison, S. B. continued, alluding to his period as a po liti cal detainee, I also found myself thinking about my boyhood friends in Bonthe, where we went to live in 1939. In Moyamba my father was on friendly terms with the district commis- sioner, and my elder brother Kulifa and I used to go to the dc...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
..., 140 41, 143; on occult powers and witchcraft, 147 48; poem by, 138; on religious practices in Sierra Leone, 144 47; sickness of, 141 42; Sierra Leone and, 136 40, 144 46, 150; Sierra Leone civil war and, 139 40 Marah, Kulifa, 63 66, 68 69, 73, 100, 102 3, 136, 297n5 Marah, Manti Kamara Kulifa, 38 39...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... Manti Kamara Kulifa imagined or acted out his totemic identification with the leopard, but perhaps in learning more about Noah s elder brother Kulifa, who had inherited his grand father s name but abandoned his birthright and gone to Liberia many years ago, I might satisfy my curiosity in how diff er...
Published: 23 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
Book Chapter

By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
Book Chapter

By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... said, chieftancy will be with the Marah as it was when dawn first broke on the world. Manti Kamara Kulifa, Tina Kaima, Tina Komé, S. B., they were all 98 Ferensola born into a ruling house. This is not the first time that the Marah have been the protectors of ferensola. In this our Barawa, Tina Komé...
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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... Kamara Kulifa, was betrayed to the Sofas and executed. Thus, before he was even conscious of his birthright, separation and loss cast their shadows over his life. The same violent impress of history marked his youth. Though his elder brother, Tina Kaima, argued against the changes being wrought by the...
Book Chapter

By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
..., Kulifa? Beneath the stone, raw and cooked rice, kola, bananas, and strips of white cloth had been strewn and, as I rested in the shade, several women returning to Bandakarafaia from farms deep in the bush scattered some of the palm 74 Limitrophes nuts they had gathered that morning. When I asked Noah why...
Book Chapter

By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-042
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... fingernail so that the child will be recognized if it is reincarnated. And, of course, names are recycled, so that, for example, Tina Komé s firstborn son Kulifa inherited his paternal grand father s name, which means, literally, leopard slayer. Limitrophes 1 For a comprehensive study of the leitmotif of...
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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
..., and I found it poignant that just as S. B. s elder brother Kulifa had once spurned his younger brother s plea for help, so S. B. had at least in the eyes of his younger brother Noah failed him. Now, with neither an older brother nor a father to support him, Kaimah was, in effect, an orphan, asking me...