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us: Griaule, Marcel, 1898-1956

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        Ainsy-sur-Armençon (France)
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        Paris (France)
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        • Organization: (naf) Mission Dakar-Djibouti (1931-1933)
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        (naf) Mission Dakar-Djibouti (1931-1933)
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        • Organization: (naf) Université de Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne
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        (naf) Université de Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne
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        • Organization: (naf) Union française (1946-1958)
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        (naf) Union française (1946-1958)
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    • found: Salvioni, G. Danze dogon e bambara, c1984: p. 6 (Marcel Griaule)
    • found: LC data base, 12/28/84 (hdg.: Griaule, Marcel, 1898-1956)
    • found: Wikipedia, French version, Mar. 15, 2014 (Marcel Griaule; b. Ainsy-sur-Armençon (Yvonne), May 16, 1898; d. Paris, Feb. 23, 1956; French ethnologist famous for his work on the Dogon; studied Amharic, visited Ethiopia 1928-29; organized mission Dakar-Djibouti 1931-1933, inaugurating French ethnographic field work; began his research of the Dogon; taught ethnology at Institut d'ethnologie, Université de Paris; became sub-director of the Musée de l'Homme; chair of the first chair in ethnology at the Sorbonne, 1942; after WWII he studied the people of the Niger bend, Mali; as counselor of the Union française from 1947, he presided over the Commission des affaires culturelles until his death, participated in development in Mali)
    • found: Wikipedia, Dogon languages, Mar. 15, 2014 (the best-studied Dogon language is the escarpment language Toro So of Sanga, due to Marcel Griaule's studies there)
    • found: One thousand languages, 2008, viewed online Mar. 15, 2014: p. 83 (Dogon ethnic group, speak about 15 languages; one of their languages, the Toro So variety spoken in Sanga, is described in the work of Marcel Griaule)
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