Oral history of Habaa Katoo (house), Ahenkro, describes how the family came to live in the Banda area and their movements in relation to wars between Banda and Asante. Also described are negotiations to settle a dispute with Kulango people and the history of how the family acquired the Kete dance from Kulango people. A list of former male and female heads of family is provided. To cite: Stahl, Ann, and James Anane. 2011. Habaa Katoo, Banda-Ahenkro. In, "Family Histories from the Banda Traditional Area, Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana, 1986," pg. 16. Brochure circulated 1989, reissued with photos and additional histories in 2011. 4 pages.
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Kakala; Kete; Latolo; Bui ; Family history; Migration; Habaa Katoo
Banda (Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana); Music; Rites and ceremonies; Gold; Wars; Oral history; Ashanti; Gongs; Kulango (African people); Nafana (African people)
Stahl, Ann B. ; Anane, James
Dr. Ann B. Stahl; Afua Kumah; Abraham Forjour; Adoa Tami; Enoch Mensah
History of the Kabruno people, based on oral and written accounts. The history describes the migration of the Nafana people from Kakala, wars that affected the communities, and the succession of Kabruno chiefs. An account of the community fleeing to the Banda cave during the Asante assault on Banda is included, as is the history of stool regalia and the relationship with Ligbi people. To cite: Stahl, Ann, and James Anane. 2011. Kabruno History. In, "Family Histories from the Banda Traditional Area, Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana, 1986," pp. 20-21. Brochure circulated 1989, reissued with photos and additional histories in 2011. 4 pages.