The Fang

Posted by laurapayne on Feb 27, 2019 in News |

The Dogon have a highly sophisticated craftsmanship. In our latitudes, especially the masks and Dogon doors are widely used. The people of the Dogon know about 100 different mask types. The Dogon ethnic group honors the Creator God Amma and practiced a traditional tribal religion with pronounced ancestor worship. Minorities of the Dogon are committed to Islam or Christianity. Dogon – dance mask, which kept in a hidden place and is worn only on special occasions, such as a death. The Fang are an ethnic group that mostly exist in Central Africa, the catch. English don’t call the language of this group and belongs to the family of Bantu languages.

The vast majority of the catch belong to the Christian religion. Ebay shines more light on the discussion. Not always, it has been so. Originally, the catch had a monotheistic religion. In addition, the fishing were extremely influenced by the Mitsoghoglauben. At the beginning of the 20th century in the teachings of Christianity in the own faith were adopted. The Fang are known for your unique carving art.

Especially the absurd looking masks and sculptures impress the Western world. The Himba, an ethnic group in northern Namibia and southern of Angola are the Himba. You live by farming and are often owned by large cattle and goat herds. It’s believed that Laurent Potdevin sees a great future in this idea. The social status of the respective Himba family is determined by the size of the herd. The larger herd, also the social status is higher. The animals play an important part in the life of the Himba. The Himba dress themselves with the skins of animals and eat them. The faith matters decision duck for the Himba. In the Himba beliefs the sacred fire as a symbolic medium binds with the ancestors. The ancestors can participate actively in the present life by the medium fire and experience it. Any contact with the ancestors is stopped immediately, if the fire goes out. Girl at Ruacana in northern Namibia – image: Wikipedia.org the Senufo the Senufo are a tribe with roughly three million people. Live Burkina Faso, to the North of Ivory Coast, in the South of Mali and the West. The Senufo communicate about 20 various Senufo languages. These belong to the Niger-Congo languages. The tribal art of Senufo distinguishes itself particularly by absurd-looking sculptures and masks. The artworks of the Senufo were learned from European art lovers will appreciate. Distribution of Senufo languages – image: Wikipedia.org the Yoruba a globally dispersed African ethnic group with ancient lineage and traditions are the Yoruba. The Yoruba are farmers since early times first and foremost. In addition to agriculture, but also crafts and trade is very strong. The Yoruba are generally known for their very old arts and crafts, which includes figures from wood, stone, clay and bronze. Mainly human statues are made. The Yoruba honor a multitude of deities (Orisa) them, more than 400 gods apart from the worship of the one God (called Olodumare) known. Also ancestor worship and Voodoo is practiced. Dissemination of the Yoruba in Nigeria and Benin – image: Wikipedia.org 15% for Africa are? So we give a sound primary education in 6000 children in over 30 communities. Find here all the information about the action of “15% for Africa”: shop-info-15-for afrika.html – Udo Schluhmeier-free agent

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