If we hear nothing from you by that time we'll move up slowly toward the Makua.
The Makua and a few others practise tattooing, and the Ama-Xosa are fond of painting or smearing their bodies with red ochre.
Now look at this Makua river that runs west, up north of the Aruwimi.
I s'pose we'll work up toward the Makua pretty quick, won't we?
The most southern tribe of this group is that of the Makua, who extend to 16 S. latitude.
The southern part of the Makua domain is occupied by the Ci-cuambo of the Quelimane district.
At this sacred boundary Kaopulupulu said to his son, “Let us swim in the sea and touch along the coast of Makua.”
"Makua" was the name given to the ancestors of a chief and of the people as well as to parents.
If I get the stuff I'll hit the headwaters o' the Makua, get some canoes, an' come down.
So we're going right up to the Makua and down that river to the French Congo.