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AN ABABUA MALE CHORUS
Singing and dancing are popular pastimes with this tribe. The orchestra
The African warrior makes himself appear as hideous as possible, daubing his face and body with ocher, white clay, and ashes.
NGANGA NKISSI-THE WITCH DOCTOR: STANLEYVILLE
Probably no single force has done more to keep the people of Central Africa steeped in ignorance and superstition than has the witch doctor. Usually more quick-witted and intelligent than the other villagers, "Nganga Nkissi," fantastically dressed, and smeared and bedaubed with paint and blood, claims to have direct communication with "Ndoki," the Great Evil Spirit. Since the people live in constant fear of evil spirits, one who can control them is naturally a person of importance.