Togu na: The African Dogon "house of men, house of words" by Tito Spini

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Square quarto: 9 1/2 by 11 inches. pages; b&w illustrations. Photographic study of the togu na, the chief construction of every African Dogon village; the Dogon escaped persecution from neighboring tribes by building their habitat on the inaccessible cliffs of Bandiagara in Mali.

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The low ceiling, supported by carved or sculptured posts, prevents over zealous discussions from escalating into fights. Symbolic meaning surrounds the Togu :// Studiare il togu na dei Dogon, cercare di interpretarne la storia e le motivazioni simboliche, coglierne l'evoluzione attuale ma soprattutto tentarne un primo inventano significa anche porsi il problema della conservazione di un patrimonio legato alla storia delle comunità agricole — siano esse ormai riassorbite da tempo in più ampi sistemi ?id= Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) The Bandiagara site is an outstanding landscape of cliffs and sandy plateaux with some beautiful architecture (houses, granaries, altars, sanctuaries and Togu Na, or communal meeting-places).Several age-old social traditions live on in the region (masks, feasts, rituals, and ceremonies involving ancestor worship).

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Male and female Dogons have their own granary to store things that the opposite gender cannot access (such as female clothing and jewelry). A Togu’na building is only for men to 12 janv. - Africa | Post from a 'togu na' or door panel, from the Dogon people of Mali | Wood Togu na: The African Dogon: "house of men, house of words" by Tito Spini Mossi (Heritage Library of African Peoples) by Kibibi MacK-Williams The Empire of Mali (First Books--African Enndé (sometimes known as Endé) is a typical Dogon village, complete with mud houses, traditional granaries, a beautiful mosque and the traditional, male only, meeting place called Togu na.

Forged over centuries, life here goes on to a tried-and-tested rhythm which seems timeless. On the surface nothing much happens, but a walk through the village brings   The Dogon are an ethnic group living in the central plateau region of Mali, south of the Niger bend near the city of Bandiagara in the Mopti region.

The population numbers betweenandThe Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture, and their architecture.

The past century has seen significant changes in the social organization, material Two French anthropologists Marcel Griaule and Germaine Dieterlen studied the Dogon tribe that live in an isolated mountainous region of Bandiagara, south of the Sahara Desert in Mali, West Africa.

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Temple in a book published in called The Sirius Mystery. Science writer Ian Ridpath and astronomer Carl Sagan made a reply to Temple's book, suggesting that this modern knowledge about Sirius must have come from Westerners who discussed astronomy ?qid=AAjIjFX.

Los dogones son un grupo étnico que vive en la región central de Malí, al sudoeste de la curva del río Níger, cerca de la ciudad de Bandiagara, en la región de Mopti.

Su población está estimada entre y personas.[1] Los dogones son especialmente conocidos por sus tradiciones religiosas, sus bailes con máscaras, su   Voir Spini, T. et S., Togu African Dogon. "House of Men, House of Words", Milan, et le poteau de case exposé au musée Dapper et reproduit dans Femmes dans les arts d'Afrique, Paris,p pour des poteaux similaires.

Ce poteau soutenait le toit du "grand abri" ou "maison des hommes" (togu nà), lieu où se réunissaient les hommes de tous â ges afin de débattre des Africa | Toguna Meetinghouse. Mali | The Toguna house, decorated with relief carvings of ritual dance masks, is the meeting place for male elders.

Its thick thatch provides a cool resting-place for the Dogon elders, protecting them from the head of the midday sun. ©Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher.

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The ceiling is deliberately low so that no-one can spring to their feet and shout, and this ethos of respect has formed the cornerstone of our own togu’:// Abstract.

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On the other hand, there is a strong   The Bandiagara Escarpment forms the edge of a Precambrian plateau sloping gently northwest towards the Niger and Bani basins. To the northeast is Hombori Tondo, Mali’s highest point at 1, region of central Mali is part of the Sahel, a semiarid zone separating desert to the north from tropical forest to the south ().Running roughly parallel to the Niger River, the escarpment’s Togu na: the African Dogon: "house of men, house of words" Tito Spini and Sandro Spini ; [translated by Verna Kaye-Ciappina] Rizzolic Fine African Art 5-book bundle PRIVATE COLLECTION Mask Figure Sculpture Statue.

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$ The head is represented by the togu na (literally, "big shelter"), a meeting-place reserved for men. This open-sided structure is always the first to be built in a new village.

It consists of a platform on which stand several rows of rough-hewn timber pillars that support a roof.

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