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Arts of Africa: Bidyogo/Bijogo
Terms in this set (10)
Where are the Bidyogo/Bijogo from?
Western Sudan and Guinea Coast, Bissagos Islands off Guinea Bissau
Bidyogo/Bijogo Term: Iran who are they
Guardian spirits. Ancestor figure that commemorates dead ancestor
Iran look like...
Hollow cylinders covered w red cloth to house guardian spirits
Owned by men but it and it's shrine are cared for by women
Bidyogo/Bijogo Term: Hugo Adolf Bernatzik (1897-1953)
Austrian photographer and traveler
Bidyogo/Bijogo Term: What was an appropriated symbol by the Bidyogo of status?
French top hat. Biggest hat = most important
Bidyogo/Bijogo Term: What kind of masks are they know to make?
Bull masks. Bull = wild. Men are wild before initiation.
Bidyogo/Bijogo Term: What is their most important stream of income?
Bidyogo/Bijogo Term: What kind of transportation do they use?
Canoes. They were seafarers.
Bidyogo/Bijogo Term: What kind of dwellers are they?
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