Contemporary Dynamics of the Bou Kounta Qadiri Community

By Maria Grosz-Ngaté

Photo of Alioune Makhtar Kounta

Photo of Alioune Makhtar Kounta
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Alioune Makhtar Kounta, following the interview with Cheikh Becaye Kounta and Imam Bouna Mouhamed Bouna Kounta. Mr. Kounta received his early religious education in Ndankh and later became a teacher of Arabic. He was teaching Arabic in a middle school (college) near Ndankh at the time the photo was taken. Three of the Ndankh Koranic school (daara) teachers in the accompanying photos are his former students.

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Photo of Alioune Makhtar Kounta
Photo of Alioune Makhtar Kounta
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Creator: Grosz-Ngaté, Maria
Description: Alioune Makhtar Kounta, following the interview with Cheikh Becaye Kounta and Imam Bouna Mouhamed Bouna Kounta. Mr. Kounta received his early religious education in Ndankh and later became a teacher of Arabic. He was teaching Arabic in a middle school (college) near Ndankh at the time the photo was taken. Three of the Ndankh Koranic school (daara) teachers in the accompanying photos are his former students.
Date: July 30, 2011
Date Range: 2010-2019
Location: Ndankh, Tivaouane, Senegal
Format: Image/
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Maria Grosz-Ngate; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: Maria Grosz-Ngaté

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