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Art And Symbolism In Ewe Religion: Ritual Objects Of The Yewe And Tro Mami Worship In Klikor, Ghana, Coleen Wright Oct 1999

Art And Symbolism In Ewe Religion: Ritual Objects Of The Yewe And Tro Mami Worship In Klikor, Ghana, Coleen Wright

African Diaspora ISPs

This project investigated the symbolism represented through art in the Yewe and Tro Mami Worship in Klikor, Ghana. The research questions were what are the symbols expressed through art of the two religions and how do these symbols serve the religions. In order to do this I conducted informal interviewing, participant and non participant observations on several different occasions. Through this I was able to learn about the various relics and the function that they play in worship. The material I collected suggests that art symbolism play a vital role in religion.


A Bibliography Of Karamoja, Uganda: Books And Articles Published In English, Michael D. Quam Oct 1999

A Bibliography Of Karamoja, Uganda: Books And Articles Published In English, Michael D. Quam

Electronic Journal of Africana Bibliography

No abstract provided.


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Word And Image: A Synthesis Of Twi Proverbs And Photographs, Mana Borenstine Apr 1999

Word And Image: A Synthesis Of Twi Proverbs And Photographs, Mana Borenstine

African Diaspora ISPs

Word and Image: A Synthesis of Twi Proverbs and Photographs intended to give background on the final product of an independent study project, a photographic essay combined with Twi proverbs. This paper briefly describes the product. There is a discussion of proverbs and photographs as methods of communication. Some information about the functions of proverbs is included, as well as a list of proverbs, in both Twi and English, not used in the final product.


Product Of The Past: An Examination Of Ashanti And Dagari Proverbs As A Means Of Exploring The Cultural And Societal Effects Of The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade On The Dagaaba People And The Ashanti People, Melanie Kawano Apr 1999

Product Of The Past: An Examination Of Ashanti And Dagari Proverbs As A Means Of Exploring The Cultural And Societal Effects Of The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade On The Dagaaba People And The Ashanti People, Melanie Kawano

African Diaspora ISPs

An examination of Asante and Dagari proverbs was conducted to see if the different role of the Dagaaba and Ashanti peoples in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade affected each respective society. Proverbs, culturally embedded statements, are derived from common experiences of the people and drawn from the whole of society. Therefore they capture and reflect each aspect of society as well. Thus proverbs are an ideal means of exploring the complex and sensitive issue of how the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade affected the people and vice versa. It was hypothesized that there would be proverbial differences in several categories: War and courage ...


Under The Tongue By Yvonne Vera, Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith Apr 1999

Under The Tongue By Yvonne Vera, Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith

Goodrich Scholarship Faculty Publications

"Grandmother says it is sometimes good to forget, to bury the heavy things of now, the things which cannot be remembered without death becoming better than life." But survival lies in the speaking of silence, in the silence of voices beaten and lost, in the silence of "the many words a woman must swallow before she can learn to speak her sorrow and be heard," in the silence of grandmothers, mothers, and daughters.


Book Announcement: Women, Art And Geometry In Southern Africa, By Paulus Gerdes Mar 1999

Book Announcement: Women, Art And Geometry In Southern Africa, By Paulus Gerdes

Humanistic Mathematics Network Journal

No abstract provided.


Female Circumcision And Infibulation In Africa, David M. Westley Jan 1999

Female Circumcision And Infibulation In Africa, David M. Westley

Electronic Journal of Africana Bibliography

No abstract provided.


Le Héros Sonyien À La Croisée Des Principes Sartriens Et Nietzschéens, Kasongo Mulenda Kapanga Jan 1999

Le Héros Sonyien À La Croisée Des Principes Sartriens Et Nietzschéens, Kasongo Mulenda Kapanga

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Faculty Publications

Sony Labou Tansi s'est créé une réputation de maître de la parole mordante par sa dénonciation des pouvoirs abusifs de l'ère postcoloniale. Que ce soit dans le théâtre ou dans le roman, «l'enfant prodige de Brazza» use d'une verve castigatrice et d'un style incendiaire qui lui ont valu dans les lettres francophones africaines une réputation de censeur. Même si on mettait cette agressivité verbale au compte de l'afropessimisme, le malaise que la pléthore d'écrivains africains ont décrié, il se profile dans la floraison langagière de Sony une tension entre deux modes de pensée ...


Review Of Congo-Meuse By Celibeco, Kasongo Mulenda Kapanga Jan 1999

Review Of Congo-Meuse By Celibeco, Kasongo Mulenda Kapanga

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Faculty Publications

Congo-Meuse est une revue des lettres belges et congolaises francophones, organe d'expression du CELIBECO (Centre d'études des littératures belge et congolaise de langue française) dont le siège est à Mbuji-Mayi, en République démocratique du Congo. Dans cette parution inaugurale, la revue nous présente la direction de cette recherche qui se donne pour objectif de relier les deux rives, lointaines certes, mais étroitement liées par l'histoire. La distance sera aisément surmontée par l'élégante girafe, symbole de la revue. Cette entreprise, bilatérale dans ses origines, jouit d'une collaboration internationale ne fût-ce que par la diversité des auteurs ...


The Meaning Of The “Meaningless” Refrain In Igbo Folksongs And Storytelling Events, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1998

The Meaning Of The “Meaningless” Refrain In Igbo Folksongs And Storytelling Events, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

In this chapter, 'Chukwuma Azuonye...considers possible meanings of the “nonsense” refrains from Igbo folk songs that audiences sing during storytelling events in southeastern Nigeria. He classifies the refrains into eight categories, and concludes (and convinces the reader) that the “meaningless” description given to these refrains is erroneous. Each sound has a definite connotation, symbolic value, or specific meaning' (De Vos, Gail, 2001, Review of Traditional Storytelling Today: An International Sourcebook, ed. Margaret Reed Macdonald, Journal of American Folklore, Volume 114, Number 454, Fall, p. 503).


Igbo Stories And Storytelling, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1998

Igbo Stories And Storytelling, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

A classification and discussion of the main forms and contexts of Igbo storytelling and the poetics of their oral performance, illustrated with a text recorded in the context of the oral performance


The Igbo Folk Epic, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1998

The Igbo Folk Epic, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

This article discusses the types of heroic narrative poetry that have been found to exist in Igbo culture and that, on the basis of the most universal and inalienable features of the genre, cannot but be recognized as folk epics. The admission of these forms as epics will no doubt have important implications for the comparative understanding of the nature of the genre and its future definition.


The Dogon Creation Story, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1998

The Dogon Creation Story, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


Review Of Ambrose Adikankwu Monye’S Proverbs In African Orature: The Aniocha Igbo Case, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1998

Review Of Ambrose Adikankwu Monye’S Proverbs In African Orature: The Aniocha Igbo Case, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.