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Dinka Healers with Sacred Carved Branch

Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

African Ceremonies

African Ceremonies

The trunks of trees are often carved into the shape of cattle hrons to mark holy shrines where sacrificies are made. Cattle are only killed as a sacrifice to receive a blessing from God. Tthe Dinka believe that their beloved animals, essential in every part of their lives, are their link to the spirit world.

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  • Title: Dinka Healers with Sacred Carved Branch
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Location: South Sudan
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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