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Opening the Door

Opening the Door

(p.181) Coda Opening the Door
Remains of Ritual
University of Chicago Press

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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