The Adoption of the Circumcision Ritual bèkà by the Baka-Pygmies in Southeast Cameroon

  • Susanne Fürniss Ethnomusicologist at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Abstract

In this article, I discuss the borrowing of the circumcision ritual bèkà by the Baka of Cameroon. I will present an in-depth analysis of the ritual system and the music that goes with it, with particular attention to the ritual’s actors and their function.

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Published
2008-11-30
How to Cite
Fürniss, S. “The Adoption of the Circumcision Ritual Bèkà by the Baka-Pygmies in Southeast Cameroon”. African Music: Journal of the International Library of African Music, Vol. 8, no. 2, Nov. 2008, pp. 92-13, doi:https://doi.org/10.21504/amj.v8i2.1783.