Conversations with Ogotemmêli. An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas. Marcel Griaule Introduction by Germaine Dieterlen. Publication Date – November . Conversations with Ogotemmeli by Marcel Griaule, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Conversations with Ogotemmêli: an introduction to Dogon religious ideas. Front Cover. Marcel Griaule. Published for the International African Institute by the.

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English View all editions and formats Rating: Fascinating description of the culture and symbol systems of the Dogon of Mali. Social anthropologist Griaule reports a Dogon world view, cosmogony, and philosophy in elaborate detail. Citations are based on reference standards.

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But I don’t mean to denigrate the anthropological depth of this work either, which it clearly has a ton of outside of fun tinfoil hat speculation. Whether the Dogon folks decided to stop talking to outsiders or Ogotemmeli was a gifted and lone tale-spinner hardly matters to me. Read and forget, read and remember, a self beyond the self you will die with. Being twins and all, I couldn’t help but imagine the Nummo as Nukie and Miko the whole time I was reading.

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Conversations with Ogotemmêli: An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas by Marcel Griaule

Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Ovotemmeli book is written up from a series of conversations with a Dogon elder. Elegantly written in 32 short chapters, it would probably be of interest to sociologists, anthropologists, ethnographers, and students of comparative religion. Victor rated it really liked it Mar 14, Dane Visz rated it it was amazing Nov 12, User lists Similar Items.


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The overall impression that the book tries to convey is that traditional African societies are founded on as profound a basis as any other and that they deserve far greater attention than ogohemmeli have previously received. The name field is required. The Dogon are known for wuth complex cosmology. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The E-mail Address es field is required.

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