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Opening the Door

Opening the Door

Chapter:
(p.181) Coda Opening the Door
Source:
Remains of Ritual
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226265063.003.0010

In this coda, the author narrates his experience with music and rituals conducted by the Ewe people in the Brekete shrine in Ghana. He talks about animal sacrifices to the northern gods such as Sakra Bode, as well as prayers, divination, and libation.

Keywords:   music, rituals, Ewe people, Brekete shrine, Ghana, animal sacrifices, gods, prayers, divination, libation

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