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The Senufo
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Map of the Senufo region
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***Senufo, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, male and female couple used in divination. The Senufo concept of divinity is of a double being both male and female. Of the pair, “our mother” is the most important.
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***Senufo, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso. A figure of a nursing mother. The Senufo concept of divinity is of a double being both male and female. Of the pair, “our mother” is the most important and it is she who presides over the men’s Poro sinzanga or “sacred forest.”
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***Senufo, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, the interior of a typical Fodonon sinzanga or “sacred forest.” A group of Poro society initiates is waiting to begin a performance, January 1970. The sinzanga is said to be the home of “Ancient Mother.” Poro society initiates refer to association work and business as “our mother’s business.”
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***Senufo, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Sando diviner in small consultation house with oracle sculptures
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This note was uploaded on 08/17/2011 for the course ART HIST 300 taught by Professor Brettsmith during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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