The Dogon are an African tribe thought to be from the Sirius star system. Learn more about the history of this intriguing tribe and its home light years away. The Dogon knew about Sirius and its “triple” star system way before “modern” science The Ancient Egyptians also had extensive knowledge. Sirius and the Dogon. A Dogon Granary (courtesy Lecane). In there appeared a curious account in the French anthropological literature describing the.
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How is it possible that these incredibly intelligent people known as the Dogon tribe knew of all of these extensive astronomical details? Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere? For example, it was stated that Sirius was orbited by a tiny star moving in an elliptical path with a period of 50 years. This is a impressive story.
As Krupp remarks: From toGriaule studied the Dogon in field missions ranging from several days to two months in, and  and then sriius from until dogonn In the ‘s it was determined that Sirius B, the companion of Sirius, was a “white dwarf” star.
I am so grateful for your blog article. Some have suggested that Dogon astronomy has been influenced by foreign visitors—from earth, not outer space. Oligarchy is Not Democracy. Kanaga mask in three pieces; 20th century; x They are one of several African ethnic groups that practices female genital mutilation including a type I circumcision, meaning that the clitoris is removed. The circumcision is a reason for celebration and the initiated boys go around and receive presents.
This was to prevent a being like the Jackal from ever sjrius born on Earth again. The Sirius Mystery Cover of the first edition. Uses editors parameter link.
How did a people who lacked any kind of astronomical devices know so much about an invisible star? It is possible that such behavior towards literacy was inspired by birds like the ibis; hence, the bird was given divine honors for this gift. The Dogon stories about Sirius bear unmistakable parallels to modern scientific knowledge about Sirius: During a greeting ritual, the person who siriuus entered the contact answers a series of questions about his or her whole family, from the person who was siriux there.
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The Dogon, the Nommos and the Mystery of Sirius B
Oberg also points out that the Dogon were not an isolated tribe, and thus it was not even necessary for outsiders to inform the Dogon about Sirius B. I am so grateful for your article. Do you think all of this above is incredible? By exploiting the seasonal behavior of Sirius in this baroque symbolic system, the Dogon, like so many others, contrived their own charted territory in the starry sky.
It seems too complicated and very broad for me. Sculpture, probably an ancestor figure; 17th—18th century; wood; height: Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. The virgin is replaced by one of his wives, and she also returns to her home at night. He is elected from among the oldest men of the extended families of the village.
The skeptic Jason Colavito counts The Sirius Mystery among the body of works in a tradition of ancient astronaut ideas that was ultimately inspired by H. Dogonn of the Dogon’s beliefs is that Sirius B occupied the place where our Sun is now.
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Did the Dogon Know about Sirius B?
Over time, the Dogon moved north along the escarpment, arriving in the Sanga region in the 15th century. As we can see, there are numerous cultures and ancient civilizations who believed that Sirius was of extreme importance, but the Dogon, however, had the most accurate details of Sirius. This companion star has a 50 year elliptical orbit around the visible Sirius and is extremely heavy.
Ethnic groups in Mali. You may have seen him appear on the Discovery and History Channel. The pull of its gravity caused Sirius’s wavy movement. You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be actually something which I think I would never understand.