Oral history of Nyawaa Katoo (house), Ahenkro, describes the family's origins in Kakala and how the family came to fill the position of Krontihene and be one of the seven founding families of Ahenkro. The story of Queen Mother Chambe Bͻͻfien [Boofien] and her encounter with the Mo hunter Petele and his sister accounts for Nyawaa Katoo's exclusion from succession to the paramount stool. A list of former male heads of family is included. To cite: Stahl, Ann, and James Anane. 2011. Nyawaa Katoo, Banda-Ahenkro. In, "Family Histories from the Banda Traditional Area, Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana, 1986," pg. 31. Brochure circulated 1989, reissued with photos and additional histories in 2011. 2 pages.
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Pehzoo; Kabruno; Chambe Boofien; Krontihene; Nyawaa Katoo; Mo; Kakala; Family history
Banda (Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana); Nafana (African people); Oral history; Hunters; Pearl millet; Hunting
Stahl, Ann B. ; Anane, James
Dr. Ann B. Stahl; Sie Kwadwo; Kwaku Mori; Kwasi Wullumbo