GO ISIWA GA NGWETSI EVENT: A TAPESTRY OF CULTURAL LEARNING
Escorting the bride to her in-laws’ place is a very important event that completes Setswana wedding processes. The purpose of the study was to investigate the experiences of brides regarding go isiwa ga ngwetsi event. The study sample consisted of newlyweds who had participated in go isiwa ga ngwetsi. Purposive and snowball sampling was used to select the five women who took part in the interviews. This study assumed a phenomenological approach in its investigation. Findings of the study revealed that this highly valued activity both introduces the bride to her in-laws’ family as well as allows her to participate in family activities with ease. The study found out further that there was preference for this revered traditional practice need to be continued.