Qadiri Community of Buh Kunta

By Maria Grosz-Ngate and Toba Diagne Haїdara

Buh Khalifa Kunta (Bou Khalifa Kounta) Interview 1


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Creator: Kounta, Bou Khalifa
Haїdara, Toba Diagne
Grosz-Ngate, Maria
Biography: Buh Khalifa Kunta teaches Arabic at a middle school in Guediawaye, a suburb of Dakar, Senegal. He received his higher education in Morocco and at the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Dakar. He researches Kunta family history and speaks about it in public forums.
Description: Interview with Buh Muhammed Kunta, also known as Buh Khalifa Kunta. Mr. Kunta speaks about the history of the Buh Kunta branch of the Qadiriyya covering the origins of Shaykh Buh Naama, Buh Kunta's father, and the circumstances surrounding his arrival and settlement in Senegal; Buh Kunta's background; religious education in Ndiassane, and relations with other Qadiriyya branches in Senegal and Mauritania. Interview in Wolof with French translation.
Date: January 2007
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
Format: Audio/mp3
Language: Wolof
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Matrix: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University; Maria Grosz-Ngate and Toba Diagne Haidara
Contributor:

Toba Diagne Haidara, translator
Adrien Pouille, translator


Digitizer: Maria Grosz-Ngate