International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Religion, Gender and Environment: the case of the Okule Cult in Ghana
Samuel Aniegye Ntewusu, Jonathan Brindle, Richard Awubomu

Using archival sources, participant observations and oral interviews, we present the female cult of Okule and the role it played and plays in the conservation of the environment, through the regulation of hunting, fishing, felling of trees and farming activities in the Nawuri traditional area in North-Eastern Ghana.

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