Lozi

Lozi may refer to:

  • The Lozi language
  • The Lozi people
  • Lozi (Homeland) (Bantustan) in South West Africa

Other articles related to "lozi":

Lozi People - Name
... The word Lozi means 'plain' in the Makololo language, in reference to the Barotse Floodplain of the Zambezi on and around which most Lozi live ... It may also be spelt Lotse or Rotse, the spelling Lozi having originated with German missionaries in what is now Namibia ...
Sekeletu - Biography
... Sekeletu eventually proved himself an unsuccessful ruler, generating discontent among the Lozi, the people who had formerly ruled the land ... When he contracted leprosy, Sekeletu no longer trusted the Lozi whom he suspected of having bewitched him as a leper ... Therefore, many Lozi were put to death ...
Water Transport In Zambia - Indigenous Boats and Traditional Use of Waterways - Lozi Timber Plank Boats
... coming of the Europeans from 1860 onwards, the Lozi people of Barotseland were building Nalikwanda royal barges made from teak planks fixed with iron nails (extensive Rhodesian Teak forests grew ... There is no evidence to suppose that the Lozi plank boat is anything other than an indigenous technology ...
Lozi Mythology
... The main function of Lozi mythology is to show that the original Lozi people (the Luyi or Luyana) were dwellers on the Barotse Floodplain of the upper Zambezi River and that they ... Secondly, Lozi mythology gives legitimacy to the Lozi kingdom's foundations, by linking the monarchy and the people to a creator god, whom the Lozi call Nyambe ...
Barotse Floodplain - Human Ecology of The Plain
... The Lozi also catch fish, eating about five times as much as the national average ... The Lozi cultivate crops on the floodplain such as maize, rice, sweet potato, and sugar cane ... dominates the way of life, economy, society and culture of the Lozi, who are skilled boat-builders, paddlers and swimmers ...