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Bwa people of Burkina Faso

The Bwa or Bwaba (plural), or Bobo-Wule (Bobo-Oule), are an ethnic group indigenous to central Burkina Faso. They are known for their use of masks, made from leaves or wood, used in performative rituals. Burkina Faso is a small, landlocked country north of Ghana and south of Mali and Niger. Culturally, it is extremely rich. In […]