Click on Odyssey Online/Africa This is a student website for the Carlos Museum at Emory University. Explore this site by finding the answer to the following questions. You may copy and paste answers you find.
How many languages are spoken on the continent of Africa?
At the bottom of the page on the AFRICA click on the words People.
What are rites of passage?
What are some important life cycle celebrations in Africa?
Click on Puberty near the bottom of the page.
What are the names of the two puberty ceremonies celebrated for boys and girls in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia?
At the bottom of the page on the AFRICA click on the words Ritual and Ceremony. Click on MASK at the bottom.
During what occasions are masked used throughout Africa?
Select the “Maiden Spirit Helment” mask from the pictures at the bottom.
What is the name of the people in Nigeria who make this mask?
What is the purpose of the Maiden Spirit mask?