Ľubica Toušová

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Mask (Banda Kumbaruba). The banda Masquerade is said to have been extremely sacred and exclusive before the twentiet century, but troughout this century it has also been performed for general public celebration

Mask (Banda Kumbaruba). The banda Masquerade is said to have been extremely sacred and exclusive before the twentiet century, but troughout this century it has also been performed for general public celebration

In the past, for example, there were associations of hunters and of men who had killed leopards. The masks, which bear the same name as the society that owns them, are worn during funerals, initiations and other events. Some are startlingly naturalistic and may be portraits of known individuals; others are highly stylized.

In the past, for example, there were associations of hunters and of men who had killed leopards. The masks, which bear the same name as the society that owns them, are worn during funerals, initiations and other events. Some are startlingly naturalistic and may be portraits of known individuals; others are highly stylized.

Most Bamileke art (and the work of other kingdoms of the Cameroon Grasslands) relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies. Stools were among the most important of these objects.

Most Bamileke art (and the work of other kingdoms of the Cameroon Grasslands) relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies. Stools were among the most important of these objects.

The Urhobo, who speak the Edo language, live in the western part of the Niger delta and believe they are of Bini, lgbo, and Ijo origin. They account for 400,000 people, divided into 18 clans, spread out over villages of 100 to 3,000 individuals. They do not have a centralized political organization. In each village, a ruling council consists of chiefs of lineages, chiefs of war, the priest-king ovie-guardian of the sanctuary of the common ancestor-and members of the ekpeko society.

The Urhobo, who speak the Edo language, live in the western part of the Niger delta and believe they are of Bini, lgbo, and Ijo origin. They account for 400,000 people, divided into 18 clans, spread out over villages of 100 to 3,000 individuals. They do not have a centralized political organization. In each village, a ruling council consists of chiefs of lineages, chiefs of war, the priest-king ovie-guardian of the sanctuary of the common ancestor-and members of the ekpeko society.

The Urhobo, who speak the Edo language, live in the western part of the Niger delta and believe they are of Bini, lgbo, and Ijo origin. They account for 400,000 people, divided into 18 clans, spread out over villages of 100 to 3,000 individuals. They do not have a centralized political organization. In each village, a ruling council consists of chiefs of lineages, chiefs of war, the priest-king ovie-guardian of the sanctuary of the common ancestor-and members of the ekpeko society.

The Urhobo, who speak the Edo language, live in the western part of the Niger delta and believe they are of Bini, lgbo, and Ijo origin. They account for 400,000 people, divided into 18 clans, spread out over villages of 100 to 3,000 individuals. They do not have a centralized political organization. In each village, a ruling council consists of chiefs of lineages, chiefs of war, the priest-king ovie-guardian of the sanctuary of the common ancestor-and members of the ekpeko society.

Igbo Standing figure represent the numerous Igbo Alusi or agbara dieties. These dieties as children or deputies of the high god Chukwa, are accessible to human petition and sacrifice. Overall the dieties and their cults are considered responsible for their health, prosperity and general well-being of the people and the productivity of field and stream; they uphold the moral, social and ecological order.

Igbo Standing figure represent the numerous Igbo Alusi or agbara dieties. These dieties as children or deputies of the high god Chukwa, are accessible to human petition and sacrifice. Overall the dieties and their cults are considered responsible for their health, prosperity and general well-being of the people and the productivity of field and stream; they uphold the moral, social and ecological order.

Most Bamileke art (and the work of other kingdoms of the Cameroon Grasslands) relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies. Stools were among the most important of these objects.

Most Bamileke art (and the work of other kingdoms of the Cameroon Grasslands) relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies. Stools were among the most important of these objects.

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