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« C’est l’histoirede…
…Sinali du pays sénoufo »

The senufo Land

The paintings of Fakaha




On south of the Sahara in the outer loop of the river Niger, there is a country of bush and hills ; the senufo land.

In the bush or in the Holly Wood, in the water of the White Bandama or in the villages of the men, the spirits live.

The spirits eat, sleep, have children, make war and dominate the men.

The man is small in the nature but he learned some of the secrets of the spirits. And the word made possible to transmit it to the others men.

The Poro give the word to the initate, and the artiste guive it to the world.

It still necessary to know to read it.