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Yohure Mask

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Alexa Rodriguez

on 6 November 2013

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Yohure Mask
Religious meaning
-In Africa, Ivory Coast is located on the western part of its coast.
-Mask making and sculpturing are the two most enjoyed crafts done in the Ivory Coast.

Ivory Coast
The Yohure are noted for their beautifully crafted masks that combine human and animal features.
These masks are consider very powerful and dangerous objects.
Yohure masks' facts
"Ivory Coast." ThinkQuest. Oracle Foundation, 2000|. Web. 05 Nov. 2013. <http://library.thinkquest.org/J002335/IvoryCoast/IvoryCoast.htm>
(This web page help me found some masks information)
Je celebration
These masks are worn predominatly on two occasions: the
je celebration
and the
lo ceremony.
Represent the
Yu spirits.

Lo ceremony
In Lo funeral ceremonies masks covered with balck pigments appear. Women may not participate in funeral ceremonies, neither may they look at the masks,for fear that this encounter with daeth might jeopardize their fecundity.
The je celebration purifies the village after a death and helps the deceased's souls on its way to a final resting place. Painted mask are mainly worn by dancers during this ceremony.
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