Because of the sparse population at the time, land was abundant enough to accommodate the pastoralist Banyoro
immigrants, known as the Hema, as well as the Lendu.
Most people are Baruli (other ethnicities include Banyankore, Banyarwanda and Karamojong herdsmen alongside Baganda, Banyoro
, Bakenyi and Luo (Nakasongola District 2009).
In sections on Mesoamerican cases, Old World cases, and cross-cultural studies, they consider such topics as alternative pathways to power in formative Oaxaca, central precinct plaza replication and corporate groups in Mesoamerica, the Bakitara (Banyoro
) of Uganda and collective action theory, cognitive codes and collective action at Mari and the Indus, and framing the rise and variability of past complex societies.
A second presenter and co-author who was born and raised in Uganda, a member of the Banyoro
tribe, discussed mask usage in several African cultural groups, noting how masks were considered precious, given to children at birth and passed through generations with each owner attaching special charms or commemorative items to the mask.
And director Sam Spiegel told me how Bacall saved the day when 400 Banyoro
extras failed to turn up one day.
They had sheltered the queen mother when she had fled Banyoro
raids, and as a sign of her gratitude she sent them an evangelist.
The Basoga bordered by Baganda, Banyoro
, Bagwere and Banyole have had their diet influenced by those of the neighboring communities but their main cuisine remains 'Embooli n'envuluga' meaning 'sweet potatoes with ground nut sauce'.
The major ethnicities in the south consists of the Baganda, Basoga, Banyoro
, Toro, Banyankole, Bakiga and Banywaranda.