Price of Stones Notes – Roles of Elders in the Community

Chapter One

P10 mukaaka means grandmother

Chapter Two

P14 Kaguri sits next to a superstitious elderly woman on the bus

Chapter Three

P19 shwenkuru means grandfather

Chapter Four

No mention of elderly

Chapter Five

No mention of elderly

Chapter Six

P49 Grandparents are taking care of children whose parents died from AIDS

Chapter Seven

No mention of elderly

Chapter Eight

P62 Kaguri’s grandfather helped his father pay for land

Chapter Nine

No mention of elderly

Chapter Ten

No mention of elderly

Chapter Eleven

P89 Many of the schools supporters are elderly people

Chapter Twelve

P96 Grandparents who raised their grandchildren were often ill-equipped to deal with children in their old age.

Chapter Thirteen

No mention of elderly

Chapter Fourteen

P108 An old woman reminds Kaguri that he has been neglecting the community

Chapter Fifteen

P115 A grandmother wants Kaguri to make sure her grandchildren inherit her land when she’s dead. She signs a note with a thumbprint. Perhaps few elderly people could write?

Chapter Sixteen

No mention of elderly

Chapter Seventeen

P130 Mondo is an elderly politician with education.

Chapter Eighteen

No mention of elderly

Chapter Nineteen

No mention of elderly

Chapter Twenty

No mention of elderly

Chapter Twenty-One

No mention of elderly

Chapter Twenty-Two

No mention of elderly

Chapter Twenty-Three

P179 Kaguri visit’s a sick girl in the hospital whose grandmother is taking care of her

Chapter Twenty-Four

No mention of elderly

Chapter Twenty-Five

No mention of elderly

Chapter Twenty-Six

No mention of elderly

Chapter Twenty-Seven

No mention of elderly

Chapter Twenty-Eight

P211 Kagui seems to still have a fairly close relationship with his mother though they rarely see each other.

Chapter Twenty-Nine

No mention of elderly

Chapter Thirty

No mention of elderly

Chapter Thirty-One

P239 Two “Grannies” from the school in Uganda come to a Canadian grandmother’s conference to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS

P244 Grandparents go back to work to support their grandchildren.

Chapter Thirty-Two

No mention of elderly

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