This BALUBA (or sometimes know as LUBA or LOUBA) mask come from the Baluba people, most of whom inhabit the Democratic Republic of the Congo (former Zair). Featuring a typical round wooden base and is decorated with beads and shells.
Historically, the Dan people have inhabited the Ivory Coast and Liberia since the eighth century B.C. A loose confederation of villages totaling some 350,000 individuals, the Dan has had to spend much of their history battling neighboring tribes and sometimes each other.
The Awa society is responsible for much of the spiritual functions of Dogon culture concerning death and mourning periods, they are communicate with the ancestor spirits. The Lebe are the group responsible for the agricultural spirits.
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