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Words and the Dogon world

GenevieМЂve Calame-Griaule

Words and the Dogon world

by GenevieМЂve Calame-Griaule

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Published by Institute for the Study of Human Issues in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mali.
    • Subjects:
    • Dogon (African people) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Dogon language -- Social aspects.,
    • Language and culture -- Mali.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeneviève Calame-Griaule ; translated from the French by Deirdre LaPin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT551.45.D64 C3413 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 704 p.:
      Number of Pages704
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2862292M
      ISBN 100915980959
      LC Control Number84025160

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In the world of the Dogon people, everything has meaning and significance. For example, the Baobab is a sacred tree which can never be cut or sold; the fox, the snake, and the crocodile are sacred animals that have a place in Dogon mythology and may never be killed.

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Dogon The Dogon are an ethnic group living in the central plateau region of Mali, in West Africa, south of the Niger bend, near the city of Bandiagara and in Burkina Faso.

The population numbers betweenandThey speak the Dogon languages, which are considered to constitute an independent branch of the Niger - Congo language family. Furthermore, many of the Dogon words, symbols, and rituals used to describe the structure of matter are quite similar to those found in the myths of ancient Egypt and in the daily rituals of Judaism.

For example, the modern scientific depiction of the informed universe as a black hole is identical to Amma’s Egg of the Dogon and the Egyptian. Van Beek wrote in his book Dogon: Africa's People of the Cliffs (p. ): The Dogon have no creation myth, no deep story relating how the world came into being.

(An anthropologist some decades ago probed his informants for creation myths so insistently that the Dogon. The World and the Word: An Introduction to the Old Testament. The World and the Word.: The World and the Word is a fresh introduction to the Old Testament driven largely by the fact that so much Christian preaching and teaching today increasingly ignores what is eighty percent of the Bible.

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The Dogon believe that the Dama dance creates a bridge into the supernatural world. Without the Dama dance, the dead cannot cross over into peace. Their self-defense comes from their social solidarity which is based on a complex combination of philosophic and religious dogmas, the fundamental law being the worship of ancestors.

For the Dogon, the starting point for the deeper storyline is Amma’s egg--the unformed universe that contained all of the seeds or signs of the world. According to Dogon mythology, it was the opening of this egg that created all of the spiraling galaxies of stars and ed on: Septem © General Word LP.

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