Please click on the above link and refresh your memory re: your clan, your clan totem and your clan’s friend. Banyakigyezi youth who were born abroad may find this very helpful as they get into the years of dating and marriage.
It is not just taboo to marry a person from your clan, it may also have negative genetic consequences for your offspring. Consanguinity (where a couple are biologically related) increases the risk of offspring inheriting bad and sometimes disorder-inducing genes. When in doubt, ask.
This work was done by Omugurusi Festo Karwemera, the greatest researcher and preserver of our history and traditions.
Recommended reading: Emicwe n’Emigyenzo y’Abakiga Ekyongyeirwemu by Festo Karwemera