Qadiri Community of Buh Kunta

By Maria Grosz-Ngate and Toba Diagne Haїdara

Landscape Around Ndiassane

Courtesy of Maria Grosz-Ngaté
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Area of former springs (séanes)
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Area on the outskirts of Ndiassane where, according to oral tradition, Shaykh Buh Kunta made springs erupt that greatly improved the agricultural potential.

Courtesy of Maria Grosz-Ngaté (December 2007)
Fields outside Ndiassane
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Fields on the outskirts of Ndiassane near the area of the former springs (séanes). The photo shows how dry this area is between rainy seasons.

Courtesy of Maria Grosz-Ngaté (December 2007)
Rock near Ndiassane
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Rock that is said to bear the imprint of the fingers of Shaykh Buh Kunta's hand along a path in the fields on the outskirts of Ndiassane.

Courtesy of Maria Grosz-Ngaté (December 2007)
Khalif Sidi Lamin Kunta legacy (4)
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Water retention basin constructed by Khalif Sidi Lamin Kunta.

Courtesy of Maria Grosz-Ngaté (2007)

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Area of former springs (séanes)
Area of former springs (séanes)
(December 2007)
Courtesy of Maria Grosz-Ngaté

Fields outside Ndiassane
Fields outside Ndiassane
(December 2007)
Courtesy of Maria Grosz-Ngaté

Rock near Ndiassane
Rock near Ndiassane
(December 2007)
Courtesy of Maria Grosz-Ngaté

Khalif Sidi Lamin Kunta legacy (4)
Khalif Sidi Lamin Kunta legacy (4)
(2007)
Courtesy of Maria Grosz-Ngaté

Creator: Haidara, Toba Diagne
Description: Gallery of images showing the area in and around Ndiassane...
Date: 2012
Date Range: 2010-2019
Location: Ndiassane, Thies, Senegal
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Toba Diagne Haidara; Maria Grosz-Ngate; Matrix: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Digitizer: Toba Diagne Haidara