A Study of The Tigare Shrine At Pepease, Kwahu

ABSTRACT 

This study examines the Tigare shrine at Pepease, Kwahu. It reviews the background of the study area taking into consideration the location and history of Pepease-Kwahu. It also reviews some
shrines in Ghana and compares the material with the data gathered from the Tigare shrine at Pepease-Kwahu. The traditional beliefs of the people of Kwahu and then some customary practices observed by the people of Pepease-Kwahu are also discussed. Relying heavily on ethnographic data and literary material from secondary sources, the study documented the Tigare shrine at Pepease consisting of its history, material legacies, the feasts celebrated at the shrine, the paraphernalia and significance. By recording the by-laws of the Tigare shrine, the initiation processes or procedures and the material objects associated with it, the study highlights elements not recorded in the earlier scholarly works. It has also discussed the significance or functions of Pepease Tigare including its benevolence and anti-witchcraft connection.

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APA

Africa, P. & OPUSUO, A (2021). A Study of The Tigare Shrine At Pepease, Kwahu. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-the-tigare-shrine-at-pepease-kwahu

MLA 8th

Africa, PSN, and ALEXANDER OPUSUO "A Study of The Tigare Shrine At Pepease, Kwahu" Afribary. Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-the-tigare-shrine-at-pepease-kwahu. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

MLA7

Africa, PSN, and ALEXANDER OPUSUO . "A Study of The Tigare Shrine At Pepease, Kwahu". Afribary, Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021. Web. 20 Apr. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-the-tigare-shrine-at-pepease-kwahu >.

Chicago

Africa, PSN and OPUSUO, ALEXANDER . "A Study of The Tigare Shrine At Pepease, Kwahu" Afribary (2021). Accessed April 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-the-tigare-shrine-at-pepease-kwahu