Ndebele peoples culture
Southern and Northern African Ndebele people preserved their cultural identity. Art, life, and language profile for Ndebele of South African and Zimbabwe culture. Southern African Ndebele people maintained the use of the isiNdebele language, rituals, customs and art forms as a means of asserting their African Ndebele identity and resistance to outsiders.
Ndebele African people tribe art, history, and language.
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The Nguni tribes represent nearly two-thirds of South Africa's Black population divided into four distinct groups; the Central Nguni (the Zulu-speaking peoples), the Southern Nguni (the Xhosa-speaking peoples), the Swazi people from Swaziland and adjacent areas and the Ndebele people of the Northern Province and Mpumalanga.
Traditionally the Ndebele wife would wear rings called idzila as a status symbol around her arms, legs, and neck. These out…