Serer religion
The Serer religion, or a ƭat Roog ("the way of the Divine") is the original religious beliefs, practices and teachings of the Serer people of Senegal in western Africa. The Serer people believe in a u...
Serer religion - Wikipedia
Yaboyabo
Yaboyabo (Serer, variations : Yaabo-Yabo, Yabo Yabo, YABO-YABO or Yabo-Yabo) is an ancient village in the rural community of Séssène (var : Sessene), in the Thies Region of Senegal.
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Saltigue
Saltigue, sometimes spelt Saltigué or wrongly Saltigui, are Serer high priests and priestesses who preside over the religious ceremonies and affairs of the Serer people, such as the Xoy ceremony, the ...
Point of Sangomar
The Point of Sangomar is a sand spit located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Saloum Delta, which marks the end of the Petite Côte west of Senegal. This narrow sandbar extends south about twe...
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Lamane Jegan Joof
Lamane Jegan Joof (English spelling in the Gambia, Lamane Djigan Diouf French spelling in Senegal, also : Ndigan Dieye Diouf, Djigan Diouf, Laman Jegaan Juuf or Jegaan Jaay Juuf in Serer languag...
Serer maternal clans
Serer maternal clans or Serer matriclans (Serer : Tim or Tiim; Ndut : Ciiɗim) are the maternal clans of the Serer people of Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania. The Serer are both patrilinea...
Serer maternal clans - Wikipedia
Kopé Tiatie Cac
Kopé Tiatie Cac (also Koh and Koope; in Ndut language, meaning god grandfather or god the grandfather) is the Supreme Creator in the Serer religion. Kopé Tiatie Cac is the name used by the Ndut people...
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Issa Laye Thiaw
Issa Laye Thiaw (born 1943 at Sangué, Thies region of Senegal) is a Senegalese historian, theologian, and author on Serer religion, Serer tradition and history. Born into a Serer family, himself the s...
Roog
Roog or Rog (Koox in the Cangin languages) is the Supreme God and Creator of the Serer religion of the Senegambia region.
In Serer, roog means sky or the heavens.Roog is sometimes referred to as R...
Fatick
Fatick is a town in Senegal, located between M'bour and Kaolack and inhabited by the Serer people. Its 2005 population was estimated at 24,243. It is the capital of the Fatick Region.
The city has...
Takhar
Takhar or Taahkarr (in Serer and Cangin) is a spirit in the Serer religion worshipped by many Serers (an ethnic group found in Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania). Takhar is the spirit of justice and ...
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Marguerite Dupire
Marguerite Dupire (born in Roubaix - 12 October 1920) is a French ethnologist who specialises on African people, and had worked extensively on the Fulani of Niger, Cameroon, Guinea, Senegal, and the...
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Maad Ndaah Njemeh Joof
Maad Ndaah Njemeh Joof (Serer : Maad Ndaah Njeeme Juuf or Mad Ndaah Njeeme Juuf) is one of the patriarchs of the Joof family, himself the medieval King of Laah (or Lâ) in Baol now part of indepen...
Ndut initiation rite
The Ndut is a rite of passage as well as a religious education commanded by Serer religion that every Serer (an ethnic group found in Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania) must go through once in their ...
Ndut initiation rite - Wikipedia
Serer creation myth
The Serer creation myth is the traditional creation myth of the Serer people of Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania. Many Serers who adhere to the tenets of the Serer religion believe these narratives...
Serer creation myth - Wikipedia
Somb
Somb (in Serer, also Som or Sombe) is a town in Senegal situated in the west of the country.
Somb figure prominently in Serer religious affairs for a long part of its history. It takes its name f...
Henry Gravrand
Father Henry Gravrand (France, 1921 - Abbey of Latrun, Palestine, 11 July 2003) was a French Catholic missionary to Africa and an anthropologist who has written extensively on Serer religion and cultu...
Tukar
Tukar (Serer : A Tukaar, other variations : Toukar or Toucar) a large village in Senegal. Attached to the rural community of Ngayokhem, it is located in the area of the pre-colonial Kingdom ...
Amar Godomat
Amar Godomat (or Amar Gôdômat) ia the name given in oral tradition to an 11th-century Serer archer.Mauritanian oral tradition claims Abu Bakr was killed in a clash with the "Gangara" (Soninke Wangara}...
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Kokh Kox
Kokh Kox (or Koh, as pronounced in Noon) is the creator god of the Noon people. The Noon are members of the Serer ethnic group of Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania. Kokh Kox is one of the main deitie...
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Lingeer Fatim Beye
Lingeer Fatim Beye Joos Fadiou (commonly Lingeer Fatim Beye) was a 14th-century (c. 1335) Serer princess and queen (Lingeer) from the Kingdom of Sine. She is the matriarch and early ancestor of the J...
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Tattaguine
Tattaguine (or Tataguine) is a town in the west of Senegal. It is also the name of the rural community.
Tattaguine derives its name from a bird called Tatta or Tat in the Serer language. Accordin...