A Dogon Gina in Sangha, Mali

"A gina (big house) is an ancestral abode housing the head of a clan who is always the oldest male within the extended family. The Dogon place great importance on their ancestors and these gina are a place where the ancestors can rest and be worshipped."

Photo by El-Len

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