Ancient Tribes
Oz episode
Episode No. Season 2 Episode 2
Directed by Uli Edel
Written by Tom Fontana and Sean Jablonski
Cinematography by Glenn Kershaw
Edited by James Y. Kwei
Original Air Date July 20, 1998
Episode Guide
The Tip
Great Men
"Ancient Tribes" is the second episode of the second season and the tenth episode overall of the HBO television series Oz.


Ten months after the riot, Em City reopens and McManus lays down new ground rules to make everybody's lives better. He starts by making a high school education program. Peter Schibetta, the son of the deceased mob boss Nino Schibetta, decides to find the one responsible for his father's death, O'Reily decides to give up Adebisi to protect himself. Scibetta also knows a secret about Glynn, regarding his brother. Schillinger is up for parole but Beecher does what he can to stop him. Glynn's daughter is brutally raped and Glenn takes his frustrations out on Alvarez. O'Reily finds out he has breast cancer.

Plot Edit

Deceased Edit

Crime Flashbacks Edit

  • Arnold "Poet" Jackson- Armed robbery, attempted murder and possession of a deadly weapon. 
  • Peter Schibetta- Five counts of money laundering and extortion 
  • Confrontation leading to Glynn's daughter's rape 

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