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HIST & MYTH: Understanding the Dogon Culture - Part II - Mythology

Written by Ben Kesp
Have you ever wondered why the Dogon tribe of Mali, in West Africa attract global interest? Is it for their customs, practices, history or is it for the supposed knowledge they possess dating back over 5,000 years to the time of the ancient Egyptians? 

It has been claimed and recorded by two French anthropologists who are stated to have been the first contact the Dogon tribe had with the outside world in 1931, that the tribes elder priests carry astronomical knowledge and ancient legends regarding the Sirius Star System. After spending three decades studying the Dogon culture, Dr. Marcel Griaule and Dr. Germaine Dieterlen have managed to record the tribe’s mythology that encompasses the knowledge of astronomy dating back thousands of years. 

Nommos (Nomo)Nommos (Water Spirit) was one of three beings or deities created by the sky god, Amma who shortly after, multiplied into four sets of twins. One of these rebelled against Amma, who sacrificed one of the twins to res…

LITERATURE: Summer/Winter e-book sales at Smashwords

Written by Ben Kesp
That time of year again and depending on where you live in the world what better way to get entertained whether on the beach, by a pool or snuggled up in front of a roaring fire is by having a good story to read. For the month of July only, Smashwords Summer/Winter sale promotion provides readers huge discounts on e-books from thousands of Smashwords authors.  Coupons are given based on 25%, 50% and 75% off and even better – FREE e-books!
I am participating this year with the following e-books:
Friday Short Story Free
Ireland’s Ancient GodsBook #1 Irish History & Myth Series Freewith code SW100
Secrets Book #1 Landed Estate Series 25% off with code SSW25
Inheritance Book #2 Landed Estate Series 25% off with code SSW25
Irish History & Myth Box Set Books #1 to #3 in History &…