EGUNGUN ENSEMBLE "Massive interlaces on beaded panels both front and back proclaim that the past, present and future are part of the infinite cycle of existence: birth, life, departure, return. They recall the whirling return of the past into the present, and simultaneously, the spiraling outward departure on new life journeys into the future."
The Egungun or masquerade tradition of the Yoruba has counterparts among almost all the ethnic groups within Nigeria - and is believed to be the root of the Carnival tradition in the New World. http://www.clarku.edu/~jborgatt/IP_egungun.jpg
These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of
<b>Move over Odin, Ra, and Zeus, there's a <strike>new</strike> really old pantheon in town.</b> Using photo-manipulation, artist <a href=" target="_blank">James C. Lewis</a> makes us wonder why the Orishas don't have <i>their</i> own comic book series.
The Witch Doctor was - jointly alongside the Barbarian - the first class to be revealed for the game, back at the 2008 Blizzard Worldwide Invitational (the event at which Blizzard announced the game). At the event a number of skills were displayed, i