Origin, Settlement, and Beliefs of the Bisukha and Bidakho of the Luhya Community-Kenya

Abstract

This study interrogated the origin, settlement and the beliefs of the Bisukha and Bidakho sub-ethnic groups in the larger Luhya ethnic group. The paper has unravelled the etymologies of the Luhya, Isukha and Idakho terms. Furthermore, it has established the origins, migrations and settlements of the Bisukha and Bidakho, the differences and simulations that exist between them. The paper has also delved into the social-cultural economic and political institutions with their related beliefs, taboos and practices. The reviewed literature established a number of lacunae which this study has endeavoured to fill. The historical and ethnographic research designs were employed by the study. Oral interviews were used to collect the data, which was analysed within the environmental deterministic theoretical approach. The major finding is that; the various social, economic, cultural and political practices were done with the wisdom of maintaining the ecological set up for sustainability. That is, the pre-colonial Bisukha and Bidakho kept their ecological balance of give and take strategies that did not constrain the ecosystem.
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APA

Lusambili</div>, < (2024). Origin, Settlement, and Beliefs of the Bisukha and Bidakho of the Luhya Community-Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/origin-settlement-and-beliefs-of-the-bisukha-and-bidakho-of-the-luhya-community-kenya

MLA 8th

Lusambili</div>, <div>Muchanga "Origin, Settlement, and Beliefs of the Bisukha and Bidakho of the Luhya Community-Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 04 Jun. 2024, https://afribary.com/works/origin-settlement-and-beliefs-of-the-bisukha-and-bidakho-of-the-luhya-community-kenya. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Lusambili</div>, <div>Muchanga . "Origin, Settlement, and Beliefs of the Bisukha and Bidakho of the Luhya Community-Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 04 Jun. 2024. Web. 14 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/origin-settlement-and-beliefs-of-the-bisukha-and-bidakho-of-the-luhya-community-kenya >.

Chicago

Lusambili</div>, <div>Muchanga . "Origin, Settlement, and Beliefs of the Bisukha and Bidakho of the Luhya Community-Kenya" Afribary (2024). Accessed July 14, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/origin-settlement-and-beliefs-of-the-bisukha-and-bidakho-of-the-luhya-community-kenya