Katerina Melenová

Katerina Melenová

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79. Initiation rituals among Yaka people, near Kasongo Lunda, Congo -Democratic Republic-slide- Elisofon, Eliot, 1951

Initiation rituals near Kasongo Lunda, Congo. 1951 - by Eliot Elisofon. { good example of Yaka/Bayak initiation masks being worn }

Grýla - Found mostly in the mountains of Iceland, these hideous female trolls are thought to be associated with Christmas in local tradition, and play a similar boogeyman role to the Krampus. They are capable of detecting which children have been naughty and disobedient throughout the year, and will then come down from the mountains to kidnap them during the Yuletide season. These victims are then made into stew.

Grýla - Found mostly in the mountains of Iceland, these hideous female trolls are thought to be associated with Christmas in local tradition, and play a similar boogeyman role to the Krampus. They are capable of detecting which children have been naughty and disobedient throughout the year, and will then come down from the mountains to kidnap them during the Yuletide season. These victims are then made into stew.

Africa | Minganji masqueraders from the Pende people.  Near Gungu, Democratic Republic of Congo. 1951 | ©Eliot Elisofon

Democratic Republic of Congo, 1970 / photo courtesy of Eliot, Elisofon and The National Museum of African Art