Learning Goal: I’m working on a religion discussion question and need the explanation and answer to help me learn.
Watch the following Masai ritual –
Think about the following questions:
Who is performing the actions? What senses are being used? Who has access to the actions? How is it different to be a participant rather than an actor? Does it change by being by observed? What do the actions mean? Does not knowing what it means change the ritual? Where does it take place? How is it distinguished from daily live – special movements, clothing, words, symbols?