Chokwe People

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an old black and white photo of a man dancing in front of a group of people
174 - Female (Pwo) mask. Photo by Margaret Carson Hubbard, 1935
an elephant with long tusks standing in front of a black background and wearing a headdress
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Africa | Lukulukulengue ~ "Chokwe", Zambia. | ©Francois d’El
an old photo of a creepy looking creature with long, curly hair and striped clothes
Chokwe Mwana Pwo (Young Woman) Mask, Angola http://www.imodara.com/post/96176414689/angola-chokwe-mwana-pwo-young-woman-mask African Women, Tribal People
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Chokwe Mwana Pwo (Young Woman) Mask, Angola http://www.imodara.com/post/96176414689/angola-chokwe-mwana-pwo-young-woman-mask
an old black and white photo of a person dressed as a woman with hands in the air
Africa | Masked Chokwe dancer. Dilolo, Lualaba District, Katanga Province, Belgian Congo. ca. 1958. || Press Photo; C. Lamote
an old black and white photo of children dancing
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Africa | "Circumcision dance". Angola || Vintage photographic print; Luz Mission.
two people dressed in costume are playing frisbee
Zambian Ceremonies
Luvale people of NW Zambia
a person dressed up in costume standing on the grass with other people behind him and looking at the camera
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A traditional dancer performs during ceremony, Lusaka, Zambia. BelAfrique - your personal travel planner - www.BelAfrique.com
Some wonderful old  photographs  taken by Henri Nicolaï and originally published in the journal BELGEO. Most were taken in 1955 and 1957 ... Statues, Ancient
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Some wonderful old photographs taken by Henri Nicolaï and originally published in the journal BELGEO. Most were taken in 1955 and 1957 ...
a wooden mask standing in front of a tree with no leaves on it's branches
Africa | Masked Chokwe tribesman poses before a fetish tree adorned with skulls, horns and animal bones | Photo Volkmar K Wentzel, Angola 1960 ||| Source; http://issuu.com/taschen/docs/taschen_magazine_2013_02_xl_en_1310
a group of people standing around each other in front of a crowd on the ground
Chokwe Mwana Pwo mask
A Luvale Mwana Pwevo ("young woman") mask performing during con-'irmatory ceremonies honoring Luvale Paramount Chief Ndungu. Zambia, 1997. Photo Manuel Jordan. A fiber-and-resin mask representing a more immature young woman, Chiwigi, is visible at right. The masks share the positive influences of the ancestral spirits with the community and show contrasting or comparable social and moral values.
an old black and white photo of some people dressed in native american clothing with feathers on their head
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Makishi Masquerade, Chokwe people from Angola
a group of people standing next to each other holding large metal pots on their backs
Lamellophone – Musiciens avec sanza
Africa | Chokwe group of musicians playing a sanza gourd. Photo taken by Dr Emile Muller between 1923 and 1938
Africa | Boy's initiation ceremony.  Chokwe people, Zambia | ©Manuel Jordán Costumes, African People
Archiving Art & Life in Africa
Africa | Boy's initiation ceremony. Chokwe people, Zambia | ©Manuel Jordán
an african woman walking through the grass
Performing Arts | Central Africa
Africa | Pwo mask dancer from the Chokwe people. Near Gungu, Democratic Republic of Congo. 1970 | ©Eliot Elisofon:
an old black and white photo of two women dressed in native garb, one holding a stick
Luvale - Lwena Mwana Pwevo mask
Field photo from a 1920's post card featuring a Lwena Pwevo/Pwo performer holding a flywhisk and hand rattle made from a tin can. The mask dances with the women who clap and sing to musically accompany the performer. Photo from Baltimore Museum of Art From "CHOKWE! - Art and Initiation Among Chokwe and Related Peoples". Relates to Female (Pwo) mask. Chokwe peoples (Democratic Republic of the Congo). Late 19th to early 20th century C.E. Wood, fiber, pigment, and metal.
an african woman wearing a mask and headdress with feathers on her head, standing in a field
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Africa | Pwo mask dancer from the Chokwe people. Near Gungu, Democratic Republic of Congo. 1970 | ©Eliot Elisofon
an old black and white photo of a woman with a large bag on her head
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an old black and white photo of a woman carrying something in her arms while others watch
Masque Chokwe Mwana Pwo (Angola)
an old photo of a woman with feathers on her head walking through tall grass in the field
Africa | Pwo mask dancer from the Chokwe people. Near Gungu, Democratic Republic of Congo. 1970 | ©Eliot Elisofon
Pwo mask     Chokwe peoples Angola  19th c    Private collection      exhibition heroic africans - metropolitain museum of art
Pwo mask | Chokwe peoples | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pwo mask Chokwe peoples Angola 19th c Private collection exhibition heroic africans - metropolitain museum of art
an orange and black mask sitting on top of a body of water
Ancestral mask representing Mwendumba (a lion) made and performed by Charles Chitofu. Chokwe peoples, Chitofu Village, Zambia,
CHOKWE Mwana Pwo Mask. Angola. 18cm.(wood only). Wood, veg.mat. Mid 20thC. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL. Angola
CHOKWE Mwana Pwo Mask. Angola. 18cm.(wood only). Wood, veg.mat. Mid 20thC. Coll.PD-Jipsinghuizen-NL.
a person wearing a mask and holding a baseball bat
Archiving Art & Life in Africa
Mask representing a Lunda female chief, Chokwe peoples, Chitofu Village, Zambia, 1991. Photo by Manuel Jordán.
an old photo of a man in traditional garb
Chokwe
Chief Kauka, Lunda-Chokwe, Angola. READ article
a black and white photo of a person wearing a costume with feathers on it's head
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nsx: “ “ ザンビアの部族(Chokwe)のマスク。かっこいいし、かわいい。 Photo:Francois d’Elbee…