Source 188: The following quote comes from the The African Art Museum website, accessed August 2011 at: These links may or may not still be operational; if it isn't, we may have redirected it to the WayBackMachine archive.

‘both men and women aspire to moral authority by gaining high rank in the bwami association…[who] regulate the social, religious and political life of the Lega…Circumcision [initiation] was an indispensable process that allowed entrance into the bwami

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