Nyoro people

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Nyoro people are Bantus from Uganda, Eastern Africa. Their kingdom is Bunyoro.

Name[edit]

They are mentioned under various names in various sources. Some of their names include Bakitara, Banyoro, Bunyoro, Gungu, Kitara, Kyopi, Nyoros, Ouanyoro, Runyoro, Vouanyoro, Wanyoro.[1]

Language[edit]

Their native language is nyoro (or sometimes called runyoro). It is a Bantu language, with 667 000 native speakers as of 2002.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Source RAMEAU, BnF [1]
  2. ^ Nyoro people reference at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)

Other sources[edit]

Books[edit]

  • David Kihumuro Apuuli, A thousand years of Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom : the people and the rulers, Fountain Publishers, Kampala, 1994, 144 p.
  • John Beattie, The Nyoro state, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1971, 280 p.
  • A.B.T. Byaruhanga-Akiiki, Religion in Bunyoro, Kenya Literature Bureau, Nairobi, 1982, 256 p. (texte remanié d'une thèse soutenue à l'Université Makerere en 1971)
  • Brian Kingzett Taylor, The Western Lacustrine Bantu (Nyoro, Toro, Nyankore, Kiga, Haya and Zinza, with sections on the Amba and Konjo), International African Institute, Londres, 1962, 159 p.
  • John Roscoe, The Bakitara or Banyoro (Mackie ethnological expedition to Central Africa), Gregg, Farnborough, 1968, 370 p. (fac simile de l'éd. de 1923, Cambridge University Press)

Discographie[edit]

  • Royal Court Music from Uganda (Ganda, Nyoro, Ankole), collecteur Hugh Tracey, Sharp Wood Productions, 1998 (enregistrement 1950-1952)
  • 'Music Of Africa Series No. 8 The Uganda Protectorate', Collected and recorded by Hugh Tracey, DECCA LF1173

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