On Thursday 8-December the Bogtoa Public Library hosted a work shop on the history of African masks. This was presented by Ivy Omere who first talked to the attendees about some of the history and meaning of using masks in the cultural make-up of African civilizations. Ms. Omere talk how some masks are use by warriors in battle, and other times in games to represent spirits a persons wishes to honour. Mask would also be use to commemorate different people who would be community leaders. And now they can be used for decoration.
Ms. Omere lead the workshop shop in a step by step process which allowed the participate to create their own personalized masks.
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