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Dinka Boy with Long Horned Bull, South Sudan

Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

African Ceremonies

African Ceremonies

A Dinka boy from South Sudan lavishes endless care and affection on his animals which he considers part of the family. He is named after his favored ox, his Namesake Ox, in the hope he will mature with the same strength and beauty. He believes that he and his Namesake Ox are one. In the future this animal will accompany him everywhere, even when he is courting young girls. 2006

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  • Title: Dinka Boy with Long Horned Bull, South Sudan
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Location: South Sudan
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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