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HPA2011 “Antogo” the Sacred Dogon Fishing Ritual
By Matteo Bertolino (Italy)
HPA2011 Documentary Award
Time: May 2, 2009
Place: Village of Bamba, Mali
Nationality: Dogon

Fishing is strictly prohibited in Bamba’s lake except the day of Antogo. They jump wildly into the lake to capture as many fish as possible in all possible manners. All fish captured will be put together and given to the oldest man of Bamba, who will ensure proper distribution among all villages.

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  • Genre: Pessoas
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2009-05-02
  • Categories: Festivais
  • Versão da Foto: Versão Original
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