March 25th - March 25th dogom dama Ashanti kentia cloth...

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th dogom dama Ashanti kentia cloth Kanaga masks QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. funeral immediately for individual 1 st festival-all that have died 2 nd festival since last festival rabbit mask? *bogon sigi ritual dance *spirits walk around from the afterlife *sirga mask-tall totem pole-esc attachment –the totem pole represents the house of the ancestors *hogon-spiritual leader *luch-head of household *have a guard to protect hogon *houses have niches for ancestors to live in *riches in home ancestors all objects are devoted to shrine *entrance of buildings is same shape as rabbit masks *strict differentiations between male and female roles man would build houses, women would paint houses *traditional Africa is full of gold mines-people would mine this from the surface *Girl from Nigeria would receive scarification –to develop permanent welts- scarred until marriage? *spirit of pottery is a form of sculpture
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ART 2386 taught by Professor Vanhook during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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