Who is Kiama in The River Between?
The Kiama is not a person. It is a council of elders,whose brain-child is actually Kabonyi. He was once a convert of christianity, the new religion, but decided to go back to the tradition when the church rejected tradtional circumcision, which is greatly valued. He claims that the Kiama should fight for the...
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i think the kiama r the communitys government to protect and uphold the culture of the gikuyu and make sur it is kept pure