Contemporary Dynamics of the Bou Kounta Qadiri Community

By Maria Grosz-Ngaté


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Creator: Sene, Assane
Hady Sow
Description: Mr. Assane Sène teaches at the lycée of Pout after having taught at several schools, including the Collège of Ndiassane (2003-08). He briefly discusses the development of the Collège and then describes his interactions with the Kounta family. Asked about his perspective on the responsibilities and concerns of the khalif, he notes that he considers the Kountas to be modern and forward-looking due to their openness to secular education.
Interview in French by Hady Sow, transcribed by Gana Ndiaye.
Date: September 19, 2015
Date Range: 2010-2019
Location: Cinquante, Thies, Senegal
Format: Audio/mp3
Language: French
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Maria Grosz-Ngate; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Contributor: Gana Ndiaye
Digitizer: Maria Grosz-Ngaté