The Mighty Tree has Fallen: The Funeral and Election of a Ghanan King Teacher

date Monday, 20 June 2011 time 7 p.m.

Allen Bassing


A slide/talk on the funeral of, and selection for a new king in the West African country of Ghana. From his personal account and documentation as a cultural anthropologist, Allen Bassing will discuss the Ashante chiefs and royalty’s procedures to decide who should be their king.


Transformer Gallery: 1404 P Street NW,Washington D.C., 20005-1908

Address will be emailed upon registration.

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