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Travels with TooyHistory, Memory, and the African American Imagination$
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Richard Price

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780226680583

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.001.0001

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Antamá at War 01201753

Antamá at War 01201753

(p.63) Antamá at War 01201753
Travels with Tooy
University of Chicago Press

This chapter focuses on Antama, the precious warrior who is an ancestor of Tooy. According to Tooy's story, Antama was forced to go to war against the whites when he lost his brother Makambi in battle around 1753. This chapter also describes the sangasanga that Antama did after learning his brother's death. It explains that sangasanga is now restricted to the final morning of second funerals.

Keywords:   Antama, Tooy, ancestors, precocious warrior, Makambi, sangasanga, funerals

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