The others seemed tongue-tied, both headmen and Hogons, the highly honored elders of the Dogon people.
But who in all the Dogon had ever witnessed such a juju man?
He probably wouldn't have blinked had Isobel arrived in the costume of the Dogon.
It is easy to conceive that such an epithet as Dogon might get itself mixed up with the word dog, and so become an imprecation.
He was a small man, clad only in a loincloth, and could well have been a Dogon himself.
The ten villages of the Dogon are perched on the rim of the Falaise de Bandiagara.
He left the device on and set it to one side, then yawned and settled himself to the rug-covered ground, crosslegged, Dogon style.
For long ages the Dogon have been led by the oldest members of the tribe, the Hogons.
Shortly afterwards while passing Mr. Word old Ike whispered and said: "Dogon me if dat yankee don't surprise de natives!"
If you want to help, ferret out the groups who speak Dogon and give them the word.