Traveller's Notes 29 May 2015 2 470

The Unsolved Mystery of the Dogon

Enter the world of a people who believe their ancestors came from the stars. The Dogon’s elaborate mythology is based on an understanding of the universe that has puzzled scientists for decades. Their rituals celebrate their cosmic forefathers and a star, Sirius B, which is invisible to the naked eye. At the same time, other elements of their belief system bear a striking resemblance to Bible stories. Visit this amazing tribe and learn more about their way of life, traditions and knowledge they inherited from their ancestors.

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