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Title: Son of the root. Djedwa Yao Kuman Kulango healer and hunter
Authors: Micheli, Ilaria
Brady, Mark
Keywords: Kulango languageanthropological discussion of KulangoKulango traditional medicineKulango traditional hunting
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Ilaria Micheli, "Son of the root. Djedwa Yao Kuman Kulango healer and hunter", Mark Brady (translated by), EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2017, pp. 297
Series/Report no.: ATrA Aree di transizione linguistiche e culturali in Africa
2
Pages: 297
Abstract: 
“Son of the Root” is the result of 12 months of field research in the Kulango village (Gur-Voltaic) of Nassian in Côte d’Ivoire. The author, whose Profilo Grammaticale e Vocabolario della Lingua Kulango – published by the University of Naples “L’Orientale” in 2007 – stands as the first grammatical description of the Kulango language, examines the Kulango world of natural medicine and hunting, following the story and memories of the village’s last traditional healer: Djedwa Yao Kuman, who died on 24th October, 2008 at the age of approximately 80.
In addition to an anthropological discussion of Kulango traditional medicine and hunting, the book presents a rich collection of texts in Kulango, translated into English, with more than 1400 comments in the footnotes.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10077/13848
ISBN: 978-88-8303-796-2
eISBN: 978-88-8303-797-9
Appears in Collections:ATrA 2. Son of the root. Djedwa Yao Kuman Kulango healer and hunter

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