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Nimba (Fertility Headdress)

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During important harvest festivals, weddings, funerals and celebrations to honour village guests and ancestors, a d’mba (also called nimba or yamban; meaning ‘the universal mother’) headdress is carried on...


Elek (Ancestor Altar Head)

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The Baga believe that the world was created by the god Kanu and that Somtup is the spiritual being created to govern the Simo male initiation society; female societies are governed by a-Bol, the wife of Somtup.

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