The Kwele People who live in the forests of Gabon, would use this traditional mask during rituals, that would begin with the Kwele men leaving the village to hunt for food. Several days after the Kwele men's departure, the Kwele's handcrafted Ekuk mask would leave the forrest and enter the village to invite people to dance and chant. The meaning of Ekuk is the "spirit of the forest"
Tribe: Kwele People
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