CONNECTIONS REBURIALS 156 The civil war in Northern Uganda (1986- 2006) displaced most of the population from their home villages into massive camps. Given the intimate connection between a family’s ancestral land, the ancestor graves and the family’s social identity, the displacement was devastating. At the end of the war, people were faced with the huge task of reburying family members in the home villages and thereby restore the connection between deceased ancestors, living descendants and the land that they consider as their home. PATHWAYS Through any natural or built environment populated by humans, there are pathways by which people move. Across the African continent, societies are structured by the ongoing movement of people caused either by the search of new opportunities elsewhere or the attempt to escape untenable social, environmental or political conditions. Or simply by the many everyday movements between different localities in order to secure a viable subsistence.
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