The mother gave birth standing up, their culture believed to stand during birth so that the pull of gravity would help the baby be born. When Kunta Kinta was born they called him Baby Boy. The father decided on a name 8 days after the baby was born.
Kunta Kinta goes into the woods one day to find some wood to make a drum. The capture's find him and chase him out to the beach. They chain him up. Kunta Kinta is devastated and scared.