Because I am a Girl - Plan International USA

 
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A Luhya Origin At Procreation

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Maragoli, Kenya
Map of  A LUHYA ORIGIN AT PROCREATION Long ago, a man came down from heaven, while another man and woman came at the ground. The lord at heaven also sent python, the non poisonous snake which made its home in the river. In the beggining, men and women had no children; they had no desire for one another and had not know the process of procreation and birth. It was python who taught them.He asked men and women if they had children and on being told they had none the python said that he would make the woman conceive. He told the couple to face each other and then he went to the river and came out with his mouth full of water. This he sprayed on the belly say is ''kus, kus''. Then the python told the couple to go home and lie together and the woman conceived and bore children. That is how procreation came about. Read more.
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Audrey Anderson

Warwick, RI United States

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