• Couverture THE DABOO (MULTIPLE) BURIAL RITE(S) OF THE FAREFARI PEOPLE IN GHANA AND ITS BENEFIT TO MODERN CITY DEVELOPMEN
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THE DABOO (MULTIPLE) BURIAL RITE(S) OF THE FAREFARI PEOPLE IN GHANA AND ITS BENEFIT TO MODERN CITY DEVELOPMEN

Glimpses of african cultures
Date de publication : avril 2011
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Abstract
Ghana, like most African communities, comprises several ethnic groups
with varying cultures. These have various rituals relating to aspects of their
cultures. Burying the dead is one practice that permeates all Ghanaian
cultures. However, different ethnic groups have long developed burial
practices that they use to dispose of their loved ones in their respective
traditional homes. As a result of modernization and urbanization, and the
limited resources in these high populated towns and cities, common grounds
have been demarcated for burial. In addition, many cultures have adopted
the coffin as the burial method or practice. However, dwindling burial
grounds as a result of fast growing populations and the practice of grave
digging have made the burying

     
  • ISBN : 978-2-296-54185-6 • avril 2011 • 12 pages
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