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Travels with TooyHistory, Memory, and the African American Imagination$
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Richard Price

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780226680583

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.001.0001

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Tembái's Village 1981/05282005

Tembái's Village 1981/05282005

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(p.216) Tembái's Village 1981/05282005
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Travels with Tooy
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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.003.0033

This chapter focuses on the Samaraka village known as Tembai-konde or Tembai's Village founded by Captain Misei Tembai Mayoko. It explains that this village serves as a healing center for Saramakas and others and is known for the annual festival of its tutelary Wenti, Djeunsu-Eteunsu. This chapter tells Mayoko's story of how he founded the village.

Keywords:   Tembai's Village, Misei Tembai Mayoko, Samaraka, healing center, annual festival, Wenti, Djeunsu-Eteunsu

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