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Published: 20 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021490-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
... truly was ­daddy s l­ittle girl. Not only was her ­father, Pâté Poullo, the intendant of the royal herd, but in addition, in remembrance of the Hamdallaye drop of milk, he had received a permanent gift of one thousand head of c­ attle from King Tidjani, which w­ ere always replaceable in case...
Published: 20 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021490-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
.... The Toucouleurs ­were at times reduced to the utmost dire straits. It was during ­these dramatic times that, thanks to a few of drops of milk, Pâté Poullo formed a bond of friendship with a nephew of El Hadj Omar named Tidjani Tall (son of Amadou Seydou Tall, the older b­ rother of El Hadj Omar). No one yet...
Published: 20 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021490-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
... 3 Exile One morning, the commandant called Tidjani into his office. B­ ecause of the rumors that are circulating throughout the country, he told him, in order to avoid the risk of any disturbances, the administration finds itself in the posi- tion of having to remove you from Bandiagara...
Published: 20 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021490-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
...INDEX Abatcha, Saïdou, xxxi Aguibou, Diaraw (wife of Tidjiani Abbasi, Aye (girls waaldé member), 171 Thiam), 47, 51, 63, 98, 114, 130; A. H. Abdallah (friend of Tidjani Thiam), 80 Bâ, relationship with, 135 37; rheuma- Abd el-K­ ader el Djilani (Muslim saint), toid arthritis, 136, 140 41...
Published: 20 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021490-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
... of greetings and wishes for a happy return, the cortege set off, and we fi­nally arrived in Bandiagara just ­after sunset. Tidjani and his entourage headed for his ­family compound, where his m­ other, old Yaye Diawarra, still resided. Since she did not have a room reserved for her in ­those lodgings, Kadidja...
Published: 20 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021490-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
... forced to go into hiding and began to work as a butcher s assistant (an occupation considered beneath his station by the Fula nobility to which he belonged). A­ fter his f­ather s death, when A. H. Bâ was three years old, he was a­ dopted by Tidjani Thiam. This Toucouleur chief of the coveted province...
Published: 20 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021490-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
... of 1914, the Dogons had fled the region of Bandiagara and come to take refuge in Kati, where they offered their ­labor to anyone who would hire them. B­ ecause they knew Tidjani Thiam and his status as a former provincial chief- tain, they naturally gathered around him and ­were soon joined by ­others...
Published: 20 July 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
... stepfather, Tidjani Thiam, a private urban space to which he has been relegated a­ fter having been deposed from his chiefdom. The perf­orm­ ances that inspire the young Amadou are now cut off from any real politics and constitute a mélange of local cultures (A. H. Bâ s own Fula, the majority Mande of Mali...
Published: 20 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021490-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
... was in fact a former dîmadjo, captive of the Alfa Samba Fouta Bâ f­ amily. Alfa Samba Fouta Bâ had been an army general and provincial chieftain in the Fula Empire of Massina during the reign of Cheikou Amadou and was one of my paternal great-u­ ncles. When El Hadj Omar s nephew King Tidjani Tall invaded...
Published: 20 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021490-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
... to investigate Bâ s Tidjani Muslim beliefs, for the French colonial officials considered them at the time as potentially subversive. In Vie et enseignement de Tierno Bokar, Bâ explains that Cardaire had been sent by the French government to manage Muslim affairs and to carry out an investigation on me (31...
Published: 20 July 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021490-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2149-0
Book Chapter

By Allison Moore
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 26 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007340-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0734-0
... Hadj Tidjani Sitou (b. 1933), a Nigerian photogra- pher in Mopti who opened a studio in 1971; and El Hadj Bassirou Sanni (1937 2000), a Nigerian photographer who settled in Mopti in 1962. His son Latifu Sanni (b. 1951) is also a photographer. See Louis Mesplé, ed., 2èmes Rencontres de la Photographie...