Dr HM Washburn gets consent of King Lukenga to set up Bulape mission station at Bakubaland in Belgian Congo
Bakubaland Belgian Congo Date:1941 Duration:4 min 1 sec Sound:NO SOUND
'Light shines in Bakubaland Part II ' Protestant missionary bring Christianity, education and medical aid to illiterate Pagan tribes in Belgian Congo. Dr H M Washburn lives with tribal and acquaints himself with their customs, language and beliefs. He sits at a desk as tribesmen sit on the ground and speak to him as he takes down notes. Men and women perform a tribal dance, men wearing colorful costumes and headgear dance and beat drum. Washburn carried by tribesmen in a palanquin as he arrives at the bank of a lake. He rows across the lake in a boat and arrives at Bulape, capital of Bakubaland. He meets King Lukenga and seeks his consent to set up a mission station. After receiving the consent tribesmen start the construction of Mission Station under Dr Washburn's supervision. Dr Washburn and his wife sit under a tent and talk.
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