Monday, March 29, 2010


"At home, I was socialised Gikuyu. Not the Gikuyu of We the Gikuyu- that doesn’t exist, anymore, outside of national politics- but Gikuyu according to my family. It was a Gikuyuness, like for most, nuanced principally by the brand of Christianity it had been filtered through. Outside of home, my Gikuyuness encountered that of others but important of all I came face to face with jaruo, maragori, kare-jini and other Beasts from the West."

*Bloggers cut from a work in progress. Other excerpts and thoughts under #PoBo link on the Black Campaign website.

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