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Tou: Under a Sacred Sky
(4,789 words)

The Children of God

Reflecting the flexible and often nomadic lives of the Tou people, “Touism” can be summed up as an ethereal, spirit-filled sacred world. Unlike religions of societies seeking to expand their territories, this is not a spreading, evangelical religion but instead one that is practiced only within the Tou cultural realm. Altho…

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Fortier, Jana, “Tou: Under a Sacred Sky”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia Online, Marine Carrin (Editor-in-Chief), Michel Boivin, Gérard Toffin, Paul Hockings, Raphaël Rousseleau, Tanka Subba, Harald Lambs-Tyche (Section Editors). Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_031930>
First published online: 2019



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