Qadiri Community of Buh Kunta

By Maria Grosz-Ngate and Toba Diagne Haїdara

Buh Khalifa Kunta (Bou Khalifa Kounta) Interview 2


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Related Essay:
Origins of Buh Kunta
Spiritual Leadership after Buh Kunta
Creator: Kunta, 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: Second interview with Buh Muhammed Kunta, also known as Buh Khalifa. Mr. Kunta relates his religious and secular education, family connections with spiritual leaders in Mauritania and with the Kunta of Mali. He then elaborates on various topics such as Buh Kunta's commercial activities, the villages established by him, followers who were close to him, the annual pilgrimage, and the position of shaykh. Interview in Wolof with French translation.
Date: December 2007
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: 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: Adrien Pouille, Wolof translator
Moussa Thiao, Arabic translator
Digitizer: Maria Grosz-Ngate