AFRICAN ART: THE MASKS OF THE GNOUMOU FAMILY IN BONI PERFORM, 2007

On a market day in the Bwa village of Boni, in central Burkina Faso, West Africa a group of masks perform, including the great plank masks called nwantantay, the leper, hyena, dwarf, antelope, and bush buffalo.

Location: Boni, Burkina Faso
Date: January 24, 2011
Name of the podcaster: Christopher Roy
Credits: Christopher Roy

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