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Africa |  A Dogon village.    The Dogon people are an ethnic group that live in the central region of Mali, as well as parts of Niger.

Africa | A Dogon village. The Dogon people are an ethnic group that live in the central region of Mali, as well as parts of Niger.

Dogon mask, during traditional funerary rites. The Dogon live in the central plateau region of Mali, south of the Niger bend in the Mopti region. They number just under 800,000. Photo by milsaus (dreamstime)

Dogon mask, during traditional funerary rites. The Dogon live in the central plateau region of Mali, south of the Niger bend in the Mopti region. They number just under 800,000. Photo by milsaus (dreamstime)

Erbore women building a new house - Ethiopia  -  Building a house is a women work in Erbore tribe. Men take care of the cattle or fight the enemies around! This house was built as a women was just married. The houses are big, with a square area in front of the house. The entrance is very small, and inisde, everything is dark. Erbore are few, but they still have a strong culture.

Erbore women building a new house - Ethiopia - Building a house is a women work in Erbore tribe. Men take care of the cattle or fight the enemies around! This house was built as a women was just married. The houses are big, with a square area in front of the house. The entrance is very small, and inisde, everything is dark. Erbore are few, but they still have a strong culture.

This Dogon grain hut in Mali is owned by a tribal hunter as indicated by the items hanging from the outside.

This Dogon grain hut in Mali is owned by a tribal hunter as indicated by the items hanging from the outside.

2. Mum showed me these houses in South Africa which I felt inspired by. I loved the patterns and I started thinking about how it feels to be at home and what an amulet based on 'home' could mean - Comfort, safe, strength. Ndebele house painting, South Africa

2. Mum showed me these houses in South Africa which I felt inspired by. I loved the patterns and I started thinking about how it feels to be at home and what an amulet based on 'home' could mean - Comfort, safe, strength. Ndebele house painting, South Africa

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