Embu & Mbeere - feature articles


The White Stone of Kathigagaceru, by Sammy Kaunga. An article about the construction of a church next to a sacred Mbeere stone, which presumably marked the centre of a sacred grove (matiiri), or else was contained within one. The tone is very much of the Christian faith-overcomes-the-heathens school of thinking.


 
 
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