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Ancestor worship among the Bulsa of northern Ghana

religious, social, and economic aspects

by Franz KroМ€ger

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Published by K. Renner in Hohenschäftlarn bei München .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Ancestor worship -- Ghana.,
    • Builsa (African people) -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [80]-82.

      StatementFranz Kröger.
      SeriesKulturanthropologische Studien ;, Bd. 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL467 .K76 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination85 p., 30 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3254119M
      ISBN 103876730880
      LC Control Number83172418

        Cell Phones and Alienation among Bulsa of Ghana’s Upper East Region: “The Call Calls You Away” Article (PDF Available) in African Studies Review 58(01) April with Reads. The rich culture of the Tallensi people of Northern Ghana has been a honey pot for anthropologists. The archaeologists, however, have stayed away. That is until , when a new project began exploring the archaeology of the Tallensi, and in particular their ritual sites.

      Accusations of Genital Theft: A Case from Northern Ghana Article in Culture Medicine and Psychiatry 29(1) April with 30 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Charles Mather. Ancestor worship is the almost universal religion of Africa. Though Islam has conquered north Africa and Christianity (as the world sees it) has conquered the rest, through it all is the power of ancestor worship. It is common knowledge that the African preachers of .

      This is because beliefs in ancestor worship and animism, which are widely practiced in northern Ghana, have largely given way to traditional rites and ceremonies. These rites and ceremonies are intricately embedded in the society as well as maintained and conservatively guarded mostly by elders and tindaamba (singular: tindaana ; Nankani for Cited by: Books in Ghana. Youtube Icon Facebook Ghana BookShop: Folkore. Author Anansi the Spiderman. Bulsa Sunsuelima: Erotic Folktales of the Bulsa in Northern Ghana (Volume 11) Sir Philip M.


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Ancestor worship among the Bulsa of northern Ghana by Franz KroМ€ger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ancestor worship among the Bulsa of northern Ghana: Religious, social, and economic aspects (Kulturanthropologische Studien) [Franz Kroger] on *FREE* shipping on. Ancestor Worship among the Bulsa of Northern Ghana: Religious, Social and Economic Aspects (Kulturanthropologische Studien) by Franz Kroger (Author).

Ancestor worship among the Bulsa of northern Ghana: religious, social, and economic aspects. Ancestor Worship among the Bulsa of Northern Ghana: Religious, Social, and Economic Aspects (Franz Kroger). - The Bulsa, an ethnic group of ab mem-bers, are a segmentar/ patrilineal society, in language and culture closely related to the Tallensi.

The office of kpagi is linked to the possession of an ancestral shrine, a bogluk. BuAr,       Ancestor Worship among the Bulsa of Northern Ghana. Religious, Social and Economic Aspects,       Kulturanthropologische Studien, eds. Schott and G. Wiegelmann, vol. 9, Hohenschäftlarn.

Ancestor Worship among the Bulsa of Northern Ghana: religious, social and economic aspects. Kulturanthropologische Studien 9, Hohenschäftlarn bei Miinchen: Renner. Liberski Cited by: 7. Sources for a History of the Bulsa in Northern Ghana 1 43 blance of tribal unity by coming under the far-flung arm of the Mampruse" (Ratt-ray ).

One aim of the field work I conducted among the Bulsa from September until the beginning of April and from October through March   Abstract. Excavation of a single mound at Yikpabongo, Koma Land, northern Ghana, recovered a significant assemblage of ceramic figurines and figurine parts radiocarbon dated to the early second millennium than haphazard deposition of waste materials, the contextual arrangements suggest meaningful intention, and that the mound might have been a shrine, possibly linked in part to Cited by: 9.

Story-Telling among the Bulsa of Northern Ghana, Zeitschrift für Ethnologie,2, Sacrifice in Bulsa Traditional Religion, Dep. of Religious Studies, University of Cape Coast [B.A.

examination paper; unpublished typescript, pages] a Buli Yam Saka Wamagisima. Meyer Fortes () was one of the foremost anthropologists of this century, who for many years worked among the Tallensi of northern Ghana.

Although he published seminally important monographs on Tallensi family and kinship and on political organization, his work on their religion has hitherto remained confined to disparate journals and edited volumes.

Kröger Franz, Ancestor Worship among the Bulsa of Northern Ghana. Religious, Social and Economic Aspects. Religious, Social and Economic Aspects.

(Kulturanthropologische Studien, ed. Schott and G. Wiegelmann, vol 9), Klaus Renner Verlag, Hohenschäftlarn near : Franz Kröger.

Franz Kroger Ancestor worship among the Bulsa of northern Ghana: Religious, social, and economic aspects (Kulturanthropologische Studien). One example of ancestor worship or veneration is found among the Swazi, an African agricultural chiefdom.

The Swazi believe that following death the spirit or breath leaves the body. The ancestors. Ancestor Worship among the Bulsa of Northern Ghana: Religious, Social and Economic Aspects (Kulturanthropologische Studien): ISBN () Softcover, Lit Verlag, First Notes on Koma Culture: Life in a Remote Area of Northern Ghana (Forschungen zu Sprachen und Kulturen Afrikas).

The notion of the moon in the calendar and religion of the Bulsa (Ghana) Franz Kröger Electronic version «The notion of the moon in the calendar and religion of the Bulsa (Ghana)», Systèmes de pensée en Afrique noire [Online], 7 Ancestor Worship among the Bulsa of Northern Ghana.

Religious, Social and Economic Aspects. For at least three decades, the notion and culture of ancestor worship has been as-similated into Christianity in African Churches in South Africa, in both rural and urban areas.

Studies such as Manona () and Pauw (), which refer to a re-surgence in ancestor worship among Xhosa Christians in South Africa, support this. Kröger, Franz (): Ancestor Worship among the Bulsa of Northern Ghana. Religious, Social and Economic Aspects. Hohenschäftlarn bei München: Klaus Renner Verlag.

Kröger, Franz and Ben Baluri Saibu (): First Notes on Koma Culture. Life in a Remote Area of Author: Kwekudee. African religion is ancestor worship; that is, funeral preparations, burial of the dead with ceremony and pomp, belief in eternal existence of souls of the dead as ancestors, periodic remembrance of ancestors, and belief that they influence the affairs of their living descendants.

Whether called Akw?sidai, Homowo, Voodoo, Nyant?r (Aboakyir), CandomblZ, or Santeria in Africa or the African. The Peoples Of Northern Ghana 22/05/ By€PROF. A.K. AWEDOBA ABSTRACT € This is a detailed survey of the socio-demographic patterns of the peoples who inhabit the Northern half of Ghana.

€ The author gives an account of the indigenous language patterns of the different ethnic groups, their social customs and distinctive customs. €File Size: 33KB.

Cell Phones and Alienation among Bulsa of Ghana’s Upper East Region: “The Call Calls You Away” - Volume 58 Issue 1 - Marcus D. Watson, Evans A. AtuickCited by: 6. I don’t think that any Bulsa among you gathered here today, can say that all of your male and female ancestors were either completely Atuga-bisa or non-Atuga-bisa.

On September 3rd,there was a football match in the then new sports-stadium of Sandema: The wives of Atuga-bisa played against the wives of the non-Atuga-bisa.Kröger, Franz () Ancestor worship among the Bulsa of Northern Ghana. Religious, social and economic aspects. Kulturanthropologische Studien, vol.

9, Hohenschäftlarn [pp. and plates “Komaland” terracottas].TUDES ET ESSAIS MEYER FORTES University of Cambridge and DORIS M.D. L.M.S.S.A Psychosis and Social Change among the Tallensi of Northern Ghana1 Part The investigation we report in this paper relates to the Tallensi of Northern Ghana It falls into three parts In the first two contri buted by F.

the cultural and social context of the enquiry is sketched and the observations which Cited by: