À l'ombre du soleil funérailles et intronisation du Hogon d'Arou = Im Schatten der Sonne : Begräbnisfeier und intronisation für den Hogon von Arou

"A film about a Dogon funeral and enthronement ritual. [...] In 1984, the last of the Arou hogons died. At the bequest of the elders, his son, Ogomale, accepted the offer to replace his father temporarily to avoid leaving the position vacant. Due to economic troubles and religious discord, the...

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Main Author: Lécuyer, Brigitte
Corporate Authors: Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), Sept/Arte (Firm), Sodaperaga (Firm)
Other Authors: Lourdou, Philippe, Wanono, Nadine
Format: eBook
Language:Niger-Kordofanian
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 1998, [1998]
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"A film about a Dogon funeral and enthronement ritual. [...] In 1984, the last of the Arou hogons died. At the bequest of the elders, his son, Ogomale, accepted the offer to replace his father temporarily to avoid leaving the position vacant. Due to economic troubles and religious discord, the funeral was not set until June 7th, 1992. For three days and two nights, the men of the Arou clan and neighboring families came to pay homage to the priest. Six weeks later, the nomination and the enthronement of the successor are organized. After his enthronement the hogon will spend the rest of his life in the sanctuary of Arou, and he will not be allowed to leave under any circumstances."--Container
Item Description:Filmed in 1992
Physical Description:1 streaming video (ca. 83 min.)