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The Venus Calendar and Related Lore of the Dogon

The Venus Calendar and Related Lore of the Dogon by Philip C. Steffey, PhD.
posted by sidr on Feb 23, 2009 - 16 comments

 

The Dogon of Mali

The beautiful and complex culture of the Dogon tribe of Mali... they may have had advanced astronomical knowledge long before their European counterparts. Particularly, their tribe has had a long mystical association with Sirius, leading some to speculate that their ideas had phenomenal roots. Regardless of the mystery, the tribe is also well known for it's amazing masks and intricate art.
posted by moonbird on Oct 20, 2003 - 9 comments

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