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Chieftain Face Mask. Bena Lulua People. Lulua River. DRC / Zaire

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    The Lulua people – who migrated from western Africa – are made up of small regional chiefdoms. They in turn often elect a common leader . . . a village chief.   Masks – like this one – are used in rituals and ceremonies related to agriculture,… Continue reading
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