Mamadou Dougnon
Woodcarver and Blacksmith, Mali

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Carving a "Satimbe" mask for use in a village animist funeral. Notice the "Kanaga" mask in progress propped against the back wall of his workshop. This mask was used during the funeral and exhibited in the Dogon Culture Bank Museum in Fombori, Mali near the town of Douentza. (click photo).

these pages submitted to by Shawn Davis,
Mar. 2001 -- last updated, Jun. 2004