Gbԑԑnlԑԑ Katoo in Gbao celebrates the funeral of the caretaker of a shrine who was understood to have been killed by the 'fetish' because of harm he allegedly planned against family members. In this case, the funeral involves special forms of drumming, dancing and songs as part of a thanksgiving to the shrine. Here, Ma Millah dances, center. To the left Yaw Ble plays an antelope antler horn. Standing right, Kwame Fnaso drums. Eleven photos. Gbao, 8 August, 1986.
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Gbԑԑnlԑԑ (Gbeenlee) Katoo; Horn
Drums (musical instrument); Funeral customs and rites; Dance; Rites and ceremonies