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The Mother of Kings

The Baganda people, living in the central region of Uganda, are the largest and most politically powerful ethnic group in the country.

This woman wears a traditional wrapper called basuti. Because Baganda kingship is matrilineal, any powerful woman identifies with the throne because she may give birth to a king. For the Baganda, the king is seen as the master of all men and the husband of all women.

 

 

 
 
     
 

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Figures in bronze by South African artist Jean Doyle