Representación del espíritu de Ketermen o recién nacido hijo de Hálpen. Iniciación adolescente Hain. Representation of the spirit or Keternen or Xálpen newborn son. Hain ceremony (initiation of adolescents). Pueblo Selk'nam (Onas). Foto: Martin Gusinde, 1923.
Africa | Helmet mask "agbogho mmwo" from the Igbo people of Nigeria | Wood and pigment | Belonging to the men's "mmwo" society. Such masks were worn by young men on harvest festivities and at the annual ceremonies in honour of the earth spirit "ane". The dancers wore coloured tight costumes with false breasts.
The Sky Grizzly. Badger Two Medicine area, Blackfeet Reservation, Montana, 2004. 400 Blackfeet from age 3 to 80 gather in the shape of a grizzly bear to declare the sacrednessof their land and send a message to the government that they do not want this land to be harmed in any manner