Day of the Fish by Shannon Dorey
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In Day of the Fish Dorey's research associates Dogon symbols with the symbols found in the goddess religion of the Celtic cultures of Northern Europe and the United Kingdom. Dorey also compares the Dogon religion with what is known of the religion of the Jomon people of Japan, who were Mesolithic-Neolithic hunters and gatherers in about 14,000 to 300 BCE. She also refers to the Australian Rainbow Serpent as relating to the Nummo, since the Nummo were described by the Dogon as being Rainbow Serpents.

Although the Nummo were self-fertilizing hermaphrodites, they were identified with the sacred feminine. They were symbolized by a cow and the sun, both symbols which appear in ancient Egyptian mythology in association with Isis and Hathor. By using the Dogon religion, Dorey has been able to connect these various ancient cultures to a religion that Dorey believes once spanned the Earth. It is a very old religion that appears at the 12,000 year old Gobekli Tepe in Turkey. Dorey believes that it existed in Africa before humans migrated to other areas of the globe.

Below is the Table of Contents to give the reader an idea of the subjects covered in Day of the Fish.

IntroductionThe First Religion1
1.The Word12
3.The Eight Ancestors35
4.Flying Devices51
5.Sacrifice and Resurrection65
6.Amma and the Sorrowful Christ82
7.Twenty Two Articulations91
8.Twins and Cowries104
10.Checkerboards and Nets133
11.Hands and Feet148
12.The Thieving Jackal163
13.The Earth's Womb184
14Mistletoe, Lightning and Castration202
15.The Great Bear213
16.The Fire Ceremonies221
17.The World's Northern Isles238
18.The Witch's Hammer244
19.Hanging from the Tree of Life257
20.Hearts and Stolen Fire277
21.Dana and the Tuatha dé Danaan287
22.The Rainbow305
25.Reference Notes351

The Dogon religion is analyzed in detail in Day of the Fish. If you would like to contact the author, email or follow this link if you would like to read a Sample Chapter.

This is Dorey's third book on the Dogon religion. The first, The Master Of Speech was published in 2002 and has been updated several times, with the last one being in 2013.

The second book was The Nummo first published in 2004 and updated in 2013. Her fourth book is The Rose published in 2016.

Read more about the Nummo and the goddess religion in Day of the Fish.