Tag Archives: right of passage

“Tchoodi” Facial Tattoos in Mali

(Warning: graphic content) Women tattoo their lips as a mark of beauty and bravery.

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Fascinating Wedding Ritual, Burkina Faso

This tradition has yet to be documented in video.

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Doohi Ceremony in Takeou, Burkina Faso

Similar to the Goja Ceremony in Benin, Doohi is an opportunity for teenagers to dress up, impress their peers, and attract a prospective spouse.

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Discovering my Fulani Identity

Guida blogs: For three months, I became a student of my mother tongue.

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Goja Ceremony Invitation

We are excited to have been invited to document Goja, a flagellation ceremony in the community of Tchaourou.

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