Film & Entertainment

Habitual Environment For Endless Creativity

Black History

Autopsies and Caesarean-sections were carried out in Uganda long before the arrival of the colonials

As mentioned in the introduction, an important part of colonial propaganda was the idea that Africans were living in appallingly primitive conditions that were only lifted when European settlers arrived. Crucial to the idea of a primitive Africa improved by kindly colonial overlords was the claim that local medicine was brutal and ineffective. People who arrived with this narrative in mind were thus shocked to see medical procedures successfully carried out. In 1879, for instance, the British explorer R. W. Felkin arrived at an isolated village in Uganda where he saw a pregnant woman give birth, assisted by a healer.

The healer first washed his hands and the woman’s abdomen, anaesthetised her with banana wine, removed the baby and stitched the mother back up. She made a full recovery, and Felkin was shocked to report that the practice appeared to be familiar and long-established from the healer’s manner. Other explorers in Uganda witnessed autopsies being carried out to determine the cause of a person’s death, a crucial weapon against disease and infection. Given what we have already learned about the intellectual tradition of but one African city, Timbuktu, medical knowledge amongst ordinary people should come as no surprise.

If you feel obliged, leave a comment below.

38 thoughts on “Black History”

  1. I together with my buddies have been reading through the best secrets and techniques located on your site while all of a sudden developed an awful suspicion I had not thanked the web site owner for those strategies. All the women were definitely so joyful to learn all of them and have in effect without a doubt been tapping into those things. Thank you for getting quite helpful and for deciding upon this sort of essential information millions of individuals are really desperate to be informed on. Our own sincere regret for not expressing appreciation to you earlier.

  2. My husband and i have been quite delighted that Louis could finish up his studies from your precious recommendations he came across in your blog. It’s not at all simplistic to simply choose to be giving freely helpful hints which often men and women might have been making money from. And now we know we have the writer to give thanks to because of that. Most of the explanations you have made, the straightforward web site navigation, the friendships you will make it easier to create – it’s got everything amazing, and it’s making our son and our family consider that the idea is enjoyable, and that’s exceptionally pressing. Thanks for the whole lot!

  3. I not to mention my guys have been following the nice key points located on your site while instantly developed a horrible suspicion I had not expressed respect to the blog owner for those tips. The ladies were as a result thrilled to read them and already have in actuality been using these things. Appreciate your turning out to be so helpful and also for getting varieties of perfect issues most people are really needing to learn about. My honest regret for not expressing appreciation to you earlier.

  4. I wish to show some thanks to this writer for bailing me out of this type of circumstance. Right after searching throughout the the net and finding things which were not powerful, I assumed my life was well over. Living minus the strategies to the problems you have sorted out as a result of the short post is a serious case, as well as those that would have adversely affected my career if I hadn’t come across your web page. Your main training and kindness in maneuvering every aspect was valuable. I am not sure what I would’ve done if I hadn’t discovered such a solution like this. It’s possible to now look ahead to my future. Thanks a lot very much for the high quality and sensible help. I won’t be reluctant to endorse the blog to anybody who should receive guidelines on this matter.

  5. I really wanted to compose a quick comment to appreciate you for all the wonderful suggestions you are placing on this website. My time consuming internet look up has at the end of the day been compensated with sensible information to go over with my classmates and friends. I ‘d believe that we site visitors actually are unquestionably fortunate to be in a very good network with very many lovely people with great concepts. I feel pretty privileged to have discovered your webpage and look forward to some more fun times reading here. Thanks again for everything.

  6. Thanks a lot for providing individuals with a very terrific chance to discover important secrets from here. It really is so pleasant and as well , full of amusement for me and my office friends to visit your site nearly three times per week to learn the fresh guides you will have. Of course, we’re actually amazed with all the mind-boggling concepts served by you. Some 4 facts in this article are completely the finest we have had.

  7. My spouse and i ended up being very ecstatic that Ervin managed to finish off his studies via the precious recommendations he was given from your own web site. It’s not at all simplistic just to continually be releasing points which most people have been making money from. We really see we have the writer to be grateful to for that. The main illustrations you made, the straightforward site menu, the friendships you make it possible to instill – it’s got all amazing, and it’s really leading our son in addition to us reckon that the matter is brilliant, and that’s extremely indispensable. Thanks for all the pieces!

  8. I have to show appreciation to you just for rescuing me from this type of condition. As a result of surfing throughout the the net and getting views that were not powerful, I assumed my life was done. Living devoid of the strategies to the difficulties you have solved through your guide is a serious case, and those that would have adversely affected my career if I had not discovered the blog. Your primary natural talent and kindness in dealing with every item was helpful. I’m not sure what I would have done if I had not encountered such a thing like this. I can now relish my future. Thanks a lot very much for this high quality and result oriented guide. I won’t be reluctant to refer the blog to anybody who should receive care on this subject.

  9. I together with my guys were found to be going through the nice solutions found on your web blog and all of a sudden developed a horrible suspicion I never thanked you for those strategies. All the young men were definitely for this reason very interested to study them and now have truly been tapping into these things. Many thanks for really being very kind and then for having this kind of essential tips millions of individuals are really desperate to understand about. My personal honest apologies for not expressing appreciation to earlier.

  10. My husband and i were now joyous Ervin managed to complete his basic research through your precious recommendations he obtained through your web pages. It’s not at all simplistic just to always be offering information and facts which other folks could have been trying to sell. Therefore we realize we now have the website owner to thank for that. The illustrations you’ve made, the easy site navigation, the relationships your site help instill – it is all fantastic, and it is helping our son in addition to the family know that this subject is amusing, which is very mandatory. Thanks for all!

  11. I intended to draft you the little bit of remark to help thank you again on your extraordinary views you have discussed here. It’s so extremely open-handed with people like you to provide publicly all that many people could possibly have offered as an e-book in order to make some money on their own, primarily seeing that you could have done it in case you considered necessary. These techniques additionally served to become a good way to fully grasp many people have the same eagerness the same as my personal own to figure out much more concerning this issue. I believe there are some more pleasant sessions ahead for many who go through your blog.

  12. I must show my affection for your kind-heartedness in support of people that really need assistance with this important field. Your special commitment to getting the message along ended up being particularly productive and has frequently empowered professionals much like me to realize their goals. The insightful instruction signifies a great deal to me and a whole lot more to my colleagues. Regards; from everyone of us.

  13. Thanks a lot for providing individuals with an extraordinarily spectacular chance to read articles and blog posts from this website. It can be so pleasant and jam-packed with amusement for me and my office colleagues to visit your web site a minimum of 3 times in 7 days to find out the newest guides you have got. And of course, I am always happy concerning the striking concepts you give. Selected two tips in this post are absolutely the most beneficial we have had.

  14. I wish to express appreciation to the writer just for bailing me out of such a instance. Right after looking throughout the world-wide-web and meeting ideas which were not beneficial, I believed my entire life was well over. Existing devoid of the strategies to the difficulties you’ve resolved as a result of this posting is a crucial case, as well as the kind which may have badly damaged my entire career if I had not noticed your site. Your good training and kindness in taking care of all the stuff was tremendous. I’m not sure what I would have done if I had not come across such a thing like this. It’s possible to at this point look ahead to my future. Thanks for your time so much for your high quality and effective help. I won’t be reluctant to suggest your blog to any person who should receive assistance on this issue.

  15. I’m also writing to make you be aware of of the incredible discovery our girl went through visiting your site. She figured out numerous details, which included what it’s like to have a very effective giving spirit to get the others clearly have an understanding of various very confusing matters. You actually did more than visitors’ expectations. Thank you for offering those effective, safe, revealing and also easy tips about your topic to Ethel.

  16. I would like to voice my love for your kindness giving support to men who require assistance with this important area. Your personal dedication to passing the solution around has been rather interesting and have continually permitted guys much like me to realize their pursuits. Your entire helpful publication means a great deal a person like me and much more to my office colleagues. With thanks; from each one of us.

  17. My spouse and i were really glad when Edward managed to round up his studies out of the ideas he acquired through the web site. It is now and again perplexing to simply possibly be giving out secrets and techniques people have been trying to sell. And now we already know we have you to be grateful to because of that. The entire explanations you’ve made, the simple web site navigation, the relationships you will aid to promote – it’s most spectacular, and it’s making our son in addition to us do think that topic is enjoyable, and that is extraordinarily vital. Many thanks for all the pieces!

  18. I want to express some thanks to you just for rescuing me from such a predicament. Just after surfing around through the the net and seeing thoughts which are not beneficial, I believed my life was well over. Being alive without the presence of answers to the problems you’ve resolved by means of your entire article content is a serious case, and those that would have in a negative way affected my entire career if I hadn’t discovered your web page. Your main skills and kindness in handling every item was excellent. I’m not sure what I would have done if I hadn’t come across such a point like this. I can now look forward to my future. Thanks a lot very much for your impressive and effective guide. I will not be reluctant to endorse the blog to any individual who wants and needs direction on this subject matter.

  19. I precisely had to say thanks once again. I’m not certain what I might have tried without the entire hints discussed by you directly on that area. It absolutely was a frustrating concern in my opinion, nevertheless coming across this specialised avenue you handled it forced me to leap over delight. I’m just happier for the work and even trust you recognize what a great job you happen to be providing instructing people today via a blog. Most likely you haven’t encountered all of us.

  20. I’m commenting to let you know what a notable experience my cousin’s child had browsing yuor web blog. She even learned a good number of issues, which included what it’s like to possess a great teaching spirit to have many others just fully understand some specialized matters. You truly surpassed our expected results. Many thanks for rendering these warm and helpful, trustworthy, edifying as well as easy tips about the topic to Gloria.

  21. I enjoy you because of all of your efforts on this web site. Debby loves going through research and it’s obvious why. Many of us notice all about the powerful form you provide very important items on this web blog and as well as boost response from website visitors on the concern so our favorite daughter has been being taught a lot. Enjoy the rest of the year. You are always doing a good job.

  22. I’m commenting to make you be aware of what a excellent encounter my friend’s girl undergone reading through your web site. She noticed such a lot of details, with the inclusion of what it’s like to have an excellent teaching mindset to have a number of people with ease understand a number of specialized things. You actually surpassed her expected results. Thank you for delivering such invaluable, healthy, edifying and as well as unique tips on this topic to Emily.

  23. Thanks so much for giving everyone an extremely wonderful possiblity to read in detail from this website. It’s always very kind and as well , stuffed with amusement for me and my office fellow workers to search your blog particularly three times a week to read through the fresh things you have. Of course, I’m also certainly contented for the unique inspiring ideas you serve. Certain two ideas in this posting are absolutely the most impressive we have all ever had.

  24. I happen to be commenting to let you be aware of of the impressive encounter my cousin’s child experienced studying your web page. She mastered many details, which include what it is like to have an ideal giving nature to get many more with ease understand a number of very confusing things. You actually exceeded our own expected results. Thank you for offering the necessary, safe, edifying and unique tips about this topic to Emily.

  25. I together with my guys appeared to be analyzing the great tactics located on your site and so instantly got an awful feeling I never thanked the blog owner for those tips. All the ladies happened to be so warmed to study them and have pretty much been making the most of those things. I appreciate you for turning out to be simply helpful as well as for getting varieties of very good ideas millions of individuals are really needing to understand about. My personal sincere apologies for not saying thanks to earlier.

  26. Thank you so much for providing individuals with an exceptionally remarkable possiblity to discover important secrets from this web site. It can be so kind and as well , jam-packed with fun for me and my office acquaintances to search your web site at a minimum 3 times weekly to learn the fresh guidance you have got. And lastly, I’m also always astounded with the eye-popping guidelines you give. Certain 3 areas in this article are easily the best we’ve had.

  27. I simply had to say thanks once again. I do not know the things I could possibly have followed in the absence of the type of information contributed by you regarding that area of interest. It absolutely was a challenging problem in my view, nevertheless noticing a professional mode you treated the issue forced me to cry for joy. I will be thankful for this work and as well , pray you find out what a powerful job you have been getting into educating others using a blog. Probably you’ve never come across all of us.

  28. Thank you for all your efforts on this web site. My mother take interest in doing research and it is easy to see why. Most of us hear all regarding the compelling method you render sensible solutions via the blog and even boost participation from visitors on that subject matter plus my child is really understanding a great deal. Enjoy the rest of the year. Your doing a remarkable job.

  29. I together with my friends were reading through the good recommendations on the blog and unexpectedly got a terrible feeling I had not thanked the web site owner for those techniques. My women were definitely certainly very interested to read all of them and have quite simply been having fun with them. Appreciate your indeed being indeed considerate and then for utilizing these kinds of nice subject matter most people are really needing to understand about. My very own honest apologies for not saying thanks to sooner.

  30. I am writing to let you know what a extraordinary discovery my friend’s daughter obtained browsing your webblog. She discovered numerous issues, including how it is like to have an incredible helping mindset to get other folks just know precisely chosen problematic things. You truly surpassed my desires. Many thanks for distributing such informative, trustworthy, explanatory and even cool thoughts on this topic to Kate.

  31. I happen to be commenting to let you know of the exceptional encounter my wife’s daughter experienced studying the blog. She mastered lots of details, which include what it is like to have an awesome helping style to get the others without hassle understand specified hard to do subject areas. You really surpassed people’s desires. Many thanks for presenting these important, trustworthy, educational not to mention unique thoughts on that topic to Evelyn.

  32. My husband and i felt absolutely excited Chris could conclude his researching through your precious recommendations he discovered out of your web page. It is now and again perplexing just to continually be giving out procedures that some others may have been selling. And we also realize we need the website owner to be grateful to for that. All of the illustrations you’ve made, the easy web site menu, the friendships you can make it easier to promote – it is all excellent, and it’s facilitating our son and us feel that the article is enjoyable, and that’s particularly mandatory. Thanks for all!

  33. I wish to express appreciation to this writer just for bailing me out of such a dilemma. Because of surfing around through the online world and getting techniques that were not powerful, I thought my life was over. Existing devoid of the answers to the difficulties you have sorted out all through your good website is a crucial case, as well as the ones that would have in a negative way affected my entire career if I hadn’t come across your blog. Your primary capability and kindness in playing with all the stuff was tremendous. I’m not sure what I would’ve done if I hadn’t come across such a solution like this. It’s possible to at this moment look forward to my future. Thanks for your time very much for your impressive and sensible help. I won’t think twice to refer your web site to any person who requires guidelines about this area.

  34. Thanks for each of your hard work on this blog. My daughter takes pleasure in managing internet research and it’s simple to grasp why. I hear all of the powerful method you deliver very useful tactics by means of the web site and therefore encourage participation from website visitors on that point and our favorite girl is certainly understanding a whole lot. Take pleasure in the remaining portion of the year. You’re the one conducting a tremendous job.

  35. I wish to voice my appreciation for your generosity in support of persons that require guidance on this particular concept. Your very own commitment to passing the solution up and down turned out to be particularly powerful and has helped those like me to achieve their aims. This interesting hints and tips indicates a lot a person like me and extremely more to my mates. Thank you; from each one of us.

  36. I simply wished to say thanks all over again. I’m not certain what I would have gone through in the absence of the type of smart ideas discussed by you on that question. It has been a real difficult scenario in my circumstances, nevertheless looking at this specialised mode you handled it forced me to leap for contentment. I am just happy for the help and in addition hope you are aware of an amazing job you are accomplishing teaching many others all through your web page. I’m certain you haven’t come across any of us.

  37. I am commenting to make you be aware of of the magnificent discovery my friend’s girl had going through your blog. She realized such a lot of pieces, which include how it is like to possess a wonderful coaching nature to let folks without hassle gain knowledge of selected advanced topics. You really exceeded our expectations. Thank you for distributing such great, trustworthy, educational not to mention easy tips on that topic to Janet.

  38. I wish to show appreciation to this writer just for rescuing me from this challenge. After browsing throughout the internet and coming across opinions which are not helpful, I was thinking my life was done. Being alive without the answers to the problems you have sorted out by means of your entire post is a serious case, and ones that might have adversely damaged my entire career if I had not come across your blog post. Your main training and kindness in controlling all areas was vital. I’m not sure what I would have done if I had not come upon such a thing like this. It’s possible to at this point look forward to my future. Thanks so much for the reliable and sensible help. I won’t hesitate to refer your blog to any person who would need guidelines about this subject.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *