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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Intrigue of other seemingly falsifiable claims, namely concerning a red dwarf star orbiting around Sirius not hypothesized until the s led him to entertain a previous challenge by Temple, asserting that “Temple offered another line of reasoning.

Eogon dwarfs are small, dense stars that burn dimly. More recent research suggests that the contaminator was Griaule himself. You may have seen him appear on the Discovery and History Channel.

Sirius and the Dogon

Most men, however, have only one wife, and it is rare for a man to have more than two wives. These “Nommos” purportedly were portrayed as sieius “from the sky in a vessel accompanied by fire and thunder”: The Dogon are best known for their religious traditions, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture. The Dogon language family is internally highly diverse, and many varieties are not mutually intelligible, actually amounting to some 12 dialects and 50 sub-dialects.


It doesn’t seem to explain a year old Dogon artifact that apparently depicts the Sirius configuration nor the ceremonies held by the Dogon since the 13th century to celebrate the cycle of Sirius A and B. In the ‘s it was determined that Sirius B, the companion of Sirius, was a “white dwarf” star.

I did not imagine this. Follow an imaginary line through the three stars to Sirius which is just above the horizon.

Did the Dogon Know about Sirius B?

The past century has seen significant changes in the social organisation, material culture and beliefs of the Dogon, partly because Dogon country is one of Mali’s major tourist attractions. Each Dogon community, or enlarged family, is headed by one male elder.

As Krupp ff states:.

The book presents the hypothesis that the Dogon people of Maliin west Africa, preserve a tradition of contact with intelligent extraterrestrial beings from the Sirius star system. Griaule, Marcel ; Dieterlen, Germaine A substantial bulk of The Sirius Mystery consists of comparative linguistic and mythological scholarship, pointing out resemblances among Dogon, Egyptian and Sumerian beliefs and symbols.

Figure of a seated musician koro player ; late 18th century; Adding numbers is hard stuff!

Dogon people – Wikipedia

Afterwards, they stay for a few days in a hut separated from the rest of the village people, until the wound has healed. Temple’s book and the debates that followed its release publicized the existence of the Dogon tribe among many New Age followers and proponents of ancient astronaut theories.

Reflections on the Romance of Science reprint ed. Share with your friends! Osiris, however, is not an alien but a mythical god. I had been a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast provided bright clear idea http: During the ‘s, when Krupp wrote this book, a debate occurred about whether or not the original anthropologists recorded the Dogon’s cosmology accurately: A big thank you for your post.


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The Dogon, after all, have lived for centuries near a major West African trade node that hosted markets and trans-Saharan caravan traffic.

The Dogon people have thrived in the region south of Timbuktu, Mali, for many centuries.

Dogon people

Temple, however, has stated in the reprint of The Sirius Mystery that he in no way supports what he refers to as “sinister cults” that have been inspired by his book. Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Dogon Country.

Have a nice day. Hence, it would not represent extraterrestrial knowledge about Sirius B. Post Pagination Next Post Next. Enter your name and email address below:. How is it possible that the Wirius had all this astronomical knowledge without the tools to observe the sky properly?

Signs of other contacts and origins are evident in Dogon art.