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Africa | "Wan-Zega Mask" from the Eastern (Boulsa) Mossi people of Burkina Faso || One of the more common masks; worn by adult men, together with a loose fitting red fiber costumes.

Burkina Faso eastern (Boulsa) Mossi people Wan-Zega mask, one of the more common masks, worn by adult men together with a loose-fitting red fibre costume.

Wilder Mann photographer Charles Fréger book explores ancient traditions of tribal Europe

His series Wilder Mann runs a legion of both years and countries in relentless pursuit of the mythological “Wild Man”. Ritual and folklore are married in a celebration of life, death, fertility, and the cycle of the seasons.


La belleza de las tribus Surma y Surmi

Africa | Mask from the Yaka people of DR Congo | Wood, polychrome paint, rattan bonnet, grass fiber cuff

DR Congo Yaka people mask of wood, polychrome paint, and rattan.

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Debunking Common Myths About Solar Energy The Dogon Tribe Of Mali West Africa,The Nommos and The Sirius Stars

Africa | Yaie Masquerade, Burkina Faso | Photographer unknown

Leaf Costume for purification rites and spirit of Do # (via anthrolology)

agaba / mgbedike masquerade, nigeria, 1946

Wearing mask and masquerade costume covered with fluffy or furry material, appliqued panels at front. Mask has long horns and sharp teeth. Small group of adult men accompanying masquerade. Man at right playing a small gong.