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Healing Dances: A Case Study of the Luo Juogi and the Dawida Mwazindika Dances

@inproceedings{NyakitiOrawo2012HealingDA,
  title={Healing Dances: A Case Study of the Luo Juogi and the Dawida Mwazindika Dances},
  author={Charles NyakitiOrawo},
  year={2012}
}
During miend juogi and mwazindika dance ceremonies, the dancers dramatize the activities of the healing process. To perform the act of cleansing the possessed, and the cleanser move to the possessed, and pours water on the head. During such activities, the dance becomes more provoking and involving. The dance climax is known as yiengo juogi, for juogi and benzi for mwazindika. This is one of awe, wonder and admiration at the techniques of the drummers, especially the ones who play master drums… Expand
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