Holo is a small neighboring group whose masks relate to those of the Yaka except they are usually smaller and lack the often complex structures on top of most Yaka masks.
Initiation Mukhanda, that includes circumcision, is a crucial part of Yaka life. Circumcision and initiation, mandatory for all young men, are organized in a remote place called Mukhanda-mu-msitu. The rituals are organized by the main secret societies: ngoni and Yiwilla.
Height 37 cm, Width 28 cm.
Very nice condition ; bought after the first ceremony