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Dinka Herder Parading Namesake Ox and Drum

Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

African Ceremonies

African Ceremonies

Parading to the rythmic drumming of his owner, a namesake ox circles the village to announce that coursthip dancing will soon begin. The large brown patterns of its coat called madeng, are considered higly valuable and celebrated in song by its owner.

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  • Title: Dinka Herder Parading Namesake Ox and Drum
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Location: South Sudan
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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