The Dogon are an African tribe thought to be from the Sirius star system. Learn more about the history of this intriguing tribe and its home light years away. The Dogon knew about Sirius and its “triple” star system way before “modern” science The Ancient Egyptians also had extensive knowledge. Sirius and the Dogon. A Dogon Granary (courtesy Lecane). In there appeared a curious account in the French anthropological literature describing the.
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The Dogon, the Nommos and the Mystery of Sirius B
How is it possible that the Dogon had all this astronomical knowledge without the tools to observe the sky properly? First, it dgoon be realized that all of the original first hand source material used by Griaule, and later by Griaule and Dieterlen, are based on anthropological interviews conducted by Griaule with four Dogon elders after Or is the whole thing just a matter of coincidence?
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Dogon religion and Dogon philosophy both expressed a haunting sense of the original loss of twin-ness. So has the home star of the Nommos been discovered?
Historically, Dogon villages were established in the Bandiagara area in consequence of the Dogon people’s collective refusal to convert to Islam a thousand years ago. The green-colored Osiris is “Lord of Everything,” particularly fertility, water and foliage, reflecting photosynthesis.
I am so grateful for your article. Astronomers generally regarded the stories as cultural artifacts, products of contacts dogoh the modern world with the Dogon, which they incorporated into their own traditional culture. Or was this development a natural transference by the Dogon, as the brightest star began to take on significance greater in this regard than the solar deity?
Sirius B was first observed inairius had been predicted in on dynamic grounds. I really like and appreciate your blog article. More recent research suggests that the contaminator was Griaule himself.
Thanks a lot for the blog article. The Sirius Mystery is a non-fiction book by Robert K. Chocolate eggs invented summer? Greek and Arab myths and words are considered to a lesser extent. The star Sirius, in fact, has played a hugely important role in humanity’s past, including and especially in Egypt, where Sirius mythology is complex and sophisticated.
Dogon people – Wikipedia
Africa’s people of the cliffs. Looking forward to reading more. In a article in Current Anthropologyanthropologist Walter van Beek concluded after his research among the Dogon: The question maybe settled as larger and more powerful telescopes take a look at the Sirius system. It doesn’t seem to explain a year old Dogon artifact that apparently depicts the Sirius configuration nor the ceremonies held by the Dogon since the 13th century to celebrate the cycle of Sirius A and B.
More information on the Dogon and Sirius can be found in the book Sirius: Ethnic Groups of Africa and the Middle East: The Dogon, after all, have lived for centuries near a major West African trade node that hosted markets and trans-Saharan caravan traffic.
The principal Dogon area is bisected by the Bandiagara Escarpmenta sandstone cliff of up to m 1, It is also possible to conclude that such a star could in no way be responsible for the flurry of sightings from the s, it would be too faint doon too close to Sirius A to have ever been seen by visual observers. Sculpture, probably an ancestor figure; 17th—18th century; wood; height: For example, it xirius stated that Sirius was orbited by a tiny star moving in an elliptical path with a period of 50 years.
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Themes found throughout Dogon sculpture consist of figures with raised arms, superimposed bearded figures, horsemen, stools with caryatidswomen with children, figures covering their faces, women grinding pearl milletwomen bearing vessels on their heads, donkeys bearing cups, musicians, dogs, quadruped-shaped troughs or benches, figures bending from the waist, mirror-images, aproned figures, and standing figures Laude, 46— A Dogon Granary courtesy Lecane.
The book presents the hypothesis that the Dogon people of Maliin west Africa, preserve a tradition of contact with intelligent extraterrestrial beings from the Sirius star system.
The Dogon Tribe: Connection Sirius
Ethnic groups in Niger. Hence, when in other myths Isis herself is Sirius, Osiris too is the seed and companion of the star. That the planet Jupiter has four major moons, that Saturn has rings and that the planets orbit the sun.