Contemporary Dynamics of the Bou Kounta Qadiri Community

By Maria Grosz-Ngaté

Gathering of Cheikh Bou Kounta followers

Gathering of Cheikh Bou Kounta followers
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Disciples of Cheikh Bou Kounta assembled under a tent in Rue 11 of the Medina neighborhood of Dakar on the occasion of a visit by Khalif El Hadj Mame Bou Mamadou Kounta. The home of the Thiam family representing the Kounta in Dakar is nearby.

Courtesy of Maria Grosz-Ngaté (7, 7)
Gathering of Cheikh Bou Kounta followers
Gathering of Cheikh Bou Kounta followers
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Creator: Haїdara, Toba Diagne
Description: Disciples of Cheikh Bou Kounta assembled under a tent in Rue 11 of the Medina neighborhood of Dakar on the occasion of a visit by Khalif El Hadj Mame Bou Mamadou Kounta. The home of the Thiam family representing the Kounta in Dakar is nearby.
Date: July 7, 2007
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Dakar, Senegal
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Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Toba Diagne Haidara and Maria Grosz-Ngate; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: Maria Grosz-Ngaté
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