It struck me because even for Mau Mau, it wasn't the weapons or the politics that the British were obsessed with. It was the oathing.
The story of the people must be retold, otherwise we become complicit in the British project.
Watch the video until towards the end and ask if your child can say stuff like this.
Case 1. standardmedia.co.ke/article/200022…
This happened just recently, with Tekayo's jilted boyfriend and the Talai clan
Isn't Gema headed by a clergyman?
But no, the politicians tap into that spirituality and use it for rigged elections.
Same for the Kamba. The chiefs used to oath people against working from the British, and that culminated in the 1938 protest against destocking.
But again, what are we told about the Kamba? Ni uchawi tu.
Africans have never claimed a pure spiritiality unaffected by our experience. We're not that stupid.
And read. Use the chance you got. Do it for our people.