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The Cultural Work of Ethnicity

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In the summer of 1989, a ‘Dagara family meeting’ was held for two days to celebrate and to reflect on Dagara culture and history. Topics ranged from traditional religion to initiation rituals, ... More


‘Light Over The Volta’: The Mission of The White Fathers

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Since 1929, the White Fathers had converted thousands of men and women from North-Western Ghana and the neighbouring French colony to Catholicism. Today, Dagara and Dagaba bishops officiate in three ... More


It Is a Long Journey to a Ritual

David G. Blumenkrantz

in Coming of Age the RITE Way: Youth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190297336
eISBN:
9780190297367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190297336.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides another case study of a ritual as an example of the general principles and structure of myth, ritual, and rites of passage. The famed educator and ritual-maker Malidoma Patrice ... More


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