Contemporary Dynamics of the Bou Kounta Qadiri Community

By Maria Grosz-Ngaté


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Creator: Kounta, Baye Sidy Moukhtar
Daouda Faye
Description: Baye Sidy Moukhtar Kounta grew up in Ndiassane. Apart from trips to other West African countries, he has spent his entire life in the community. Baye Sidy Moukhtar comments on some of the changes in the religious life of Ndiassane, the role of the media, and the participation of government representatives in religious events. He concludes by stressing the importance of the faith, personal conduct, and education.
Interview conducted in Wolof by Daouda Faye. Translated into French by Gana Ndiaye.

Date: June 19, 2015
Date Range: 2010-2019
Location: Ndiassane, Thies, Senegal
Format: Audio/mp3
Language: Wolof
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