LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
|The late Chief of Tongo in ceremonial dress . . . Frontispiece
|PLATE I. a. Tale settlement in the dry season. b. Tale settlement in the rainy season 16|
|PLATE II. a. A Tale grandmother. b. Young girls dressed up for a visit
to the market 17|
|PLATE III. a. Elders of a Maximal Lineage assemble to sacrifice to their
Founder. b. Prayer preceding sacrifice to Clan Founder ||56|
|PLATE VII. a. The chief tendaanas of all Talis settlements inaugurate the Galib Festival. b. A sacred crocodile at Zubiuη 160|
|PLATE VIII. a. Widows attended by their clan sisters at a funeral ceremony. b. Cooking beer for a funeral ceremony 161|
|PLATE IX. a. Girls stamping grain on a boulder. b. Women at a water‐
hole in the early rainy season ||176|
|PLATE X. a. The Gbizug tendaana in ritual dress. b. Firing the bush at
a communal hunt ||177|
|PLATE XI. a. Giηgaaη Puhug—the sacred dancing ground at Tongo. b. A miniature homestead symbolizing the ancestral home of the
Maximal Lineage or Clan ||224|
|PLATE XII. a. The lineage head sacrifices to the lineage bayar on his
succession to the headship. b. Sacrifice to a dugnibayar at Zubiuq||225|
|PLATE XIV. a. A Gbizug elder assists at a Zubiuη funeral as b. Ba'ari elders assembled for the burial of the Sakpar tendaana 241|
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Book title: The Dynamics of Clanship among the Tallensi, Being the First Part of an Analysis of the Social Structure of a Trans-Volta Tribe.
Contributors: Meyer Fortes - Author.
Publisher: Oxford University Press.
Place of publication: London.
Publication year: 1945.
Page number: Not available.
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