- a member of a group of indigenous people of the mountains of central Mali.
- the Gur language of the Dogon.
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He was a small man, clad only in a loincloth, and could well have been a Dogon himself.
But who in all the Dogon had ever witnessed such a juju man?
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.The Hoosier Schoolmaster
The ten villages of the Dogon are perched on the rim of the Falaise de Bandiagara.
For long ages the Dogon have been led by the oldest members of the tribe, the Hogons.