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The Sande Secret Society in northwestern Liberia (Wozi area)

Richard N. Stuempges

The Sande Secret Society in northwestern Liberia (Wozi area)

an agent of sociocultural control

by Richard N. Stuempges

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Richard N. Stuempges.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 50326 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, 94 p.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2161585M
LC Control Number88890530

  Poro Society, Migration, and Political Incorporation on the Freetown Peninsula, Sierra Leone Chapter November with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Anaïs Ménard. Sande secret societies, leaders with special powers, and may include trial-by-ordeal There is a notable lack of coordination between the formal law and both customary legal systems, which consequently impedes fair execution of justice Customary law mechanisms are the most accessible form of justice for the majority of Liberia’s.

  Northwestern University’s secret society, Deru, tells potential initiates, “Come in secret, leave in silence.” Several Deru members recently chose to break the silence, but like the. Full text of "Liberia Old And New A Study Of Society And Economic Back Ground With Possibility Of Development" See other formats.

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The Sande Secret Society in northwestern Liberia (Wozi area) by Richard N. Stuempges Download PDF EPUB FB2

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Sande Secret Society in northwestern Liberia (Wozi area) by Richard N.

Stuempges, edition, Microform in EnglishPages: Other articles where Sande is discussed: African religions: Ritual and religious specialists: The Sande secret society of the Mande-speaking peoples is an important example, because its religious vision and political power extend across Liberia, Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire, and Guinea.

The Sande initiate girls by teaching them domestic skills and sexual etiquette, as well as the religious. Most men in Sierra Leone and Liberia prefer to marry women from the Sande Society. There is no doubt that the traditional school is a good place to find a serious partner for the future.

Research has shown that the men who prefer Sande society graduates were serious about long. Secret Society, for me was a glimpse into a world of intrigue and personal dairy writing. It's like you are reading all the drama of someone else's life.

CeCe, and Tina, lived a very dangerous life in my opinion, even though it was sexually exciting, funny, and sad/5(87). Among the northwestern peoples, this takes the form of the dual organization of the Poro and Sande secret societies.

In the south and east, female councils of elders use a series of checks and balances on official male power. “The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to.

The New Dawn (Monrovia)5 September Liberia: Govt. Suspends Poro, Sande ActivitiesBy Rewina JuduhThe Ministry of Internal Affairs through its Bureau of Customs and Culture and in collaboration with the National Council of Chiefs and Elders has announced the immediate suspension of all Poro and Sande activities throughout ministry says its attention has been drawn.

Liberia (/laɪˈbɪəriə/ (listen)), officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast. It is bordered by Sierra Leone to its northwest, Guinea to its north, Ivory Coast to its east, and the Atlantic Ocean to its south-southwest.

It covers an area ofsquare kilometers (43, sq mi) and has a population of around 4,Capital and largest city: Monrovia, 6°19′N 10°48′W /. Deru is an “unusual” secret society because it has an official connection with the University, Feigelson said. “It has aspects of the secret society culture but is part of the University in.

Now in the yearmajority of the Liberian Congressional Branch comprises of members of the Poro Society, which is the male version of the Sande Society. A little more than a year ago, the Liberian Ministry of Gender put forth legislation to the Liberian Congress, which included the ban of the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting.

The Bassa Vah alphabet. The official language of Liberia is English. [1] There are also more than 16 indigenous languages. [1] Among the most widely studied Liberian languages in schools and universities are Kpelle and Bassa languages and to a lesser extent, Vai.

Loma and Mende also have their own unique alphabets but are studied less. and Mende also have. Administratively, Liberia is divided into 15 counties.

History Founding to Liberia was founded inwhen officials of the American Colonization Society were granted possession of Cape Mesurado by local De chiefs for the settlement of freed American slaves.

African-American immigrants were landed inthe first of s to. Liberia (/ l aɪ ˈ b ɪər i ə /), officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast.

It is bordered by Sierra Leone to its west, Guinea to its north and Ivory Coast to its east, the Atlantic Ocean to its south. It covers an area ofsquare kilometers (43, sq mi) and has a population of around 4, people.

English is the official language and over 20 Calling code: + Liberia Volume [American Colonization Society] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.

Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: slaves have recourse to the same means for mutual protection.

Representatives of the two main secret societies in Liberia (Poro and Sande) were involved both as informants on the practices of their societies, and as opinion leaders in general. Data collection The Principal Investigator worked with two local Cited by: Sande society was first in the land and then the women turned the country and secret society heads was prescribed by principles of inheritance among Northwestern Liberia in thf seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

As mi-grants from other interior tribes began to stream down to the coast, these. “By Apthirty-four cases and six deaths from Ebola in Liberia were recorded.

By mid-June, 16 more people died. At the time it was thought to be malaria but when seven more people died the following month tests showed that was the Ebola virus. Efik society. In Efik authority as head of the Ekpe (Egbo), or Leopard, society. In addition to ritual propitiation of forest spirits to ensure the well-being of the community, this graded secret male society made and enforced laws by fines, capital punishment, or boycotts; judged cases; maintained internal peace; and served as the executive.

Liberia i / l aɪ ˈ b ɪər i ə /, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast. Liberia means "Land of the Free" in Latin. It is bordered bySierra Leone to its west, Guinea to its north and Ivory Coast to its east.

It covers an area ofsquare kilometres (43, sq mi) and is home to 4, people. English is the official language and over 20 Capital and largest city: Monrovia, 6°19′N 10°48′W. Ménard investigates the transformations of the Poro secret society in a context of migration and the way these reflect and inform dynamics of social change.

The chapter explores the resilience of Poro among Sherbros in Sierra Leone, in a region that has recently attracted a large population of by: 1. The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) in collaboration with the National Council of Chiefs and Elders (NCCE) have advised against illegal practices and forced initiation of people in the poro and.The practice is usually performed by a secret organization, the Sande Society, which operates "bush schools" across Liberia to teach traditional beliefs on marriage and : Geoffrey York.Made for the Sande secret society, this figure was used in the Bush during the young girls’ initiations and excisions.

The figure was placed in front of the Sande Bush to mark the place as sacred. The figure is meant to always have its genitalia covered by a red cloth, the color of Poro and Sande.