Leaping Lunar Mask, Burkina Faso by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher

Leaping Lunar Mask, Burkina Faso

The antennae-like sticks on the lunar masks communicate with the power of the moon and reveal a direct relationship with the ancestors. The maskers use a long staff to vault high into the air; the belief is that they thus project themselves toward the moon, into the invisible world, to capture its power. The masker is attached by a cord to a guardian who protects him.
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