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Calequisse, Guine-Bissau, 1983


 

1. Wet rice fields.
2. A senior traditional healer (jambakosh) interprets a chick's intestines in order to ascertain whether the spirits have accepted the sacrifices made at the occasion of the inauguration of his junior colleague's new shrine (of which the roof clearly remains to be thatched).
3. A ritual celebration at the foot of a giant fromager tree, seat of a land spirit (iran).
4. The yard behind Mr Antonio Ampa's -- the region's senior land priest -- long house in which the researcher occupied a room.

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