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Tembái's Village 1981/05282005

in Travels with Tooy

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780226680583
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226680576 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.003.0033
Tembái's Village 1981/05282005

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This chapter focuses on the Samaraka village known as Tembai-konde or Tembai's Village founded by Captain Misei Tembai Mayoko. It explains that this village serves as a healing center for Saramakas and others and is known for the annual festival of its tutelary Wenti, Djeunsu-Eteunsu. This chapter tells Mayoko's story of how he founded the village.

Keywords: Tembai's Village; Misei Tembai Mayoko; Samaraka; healing center; annual festival; Wenti; Djeunsu-Eteunsu

Chapter.  2242 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology of Religion

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