But if the community hears about it, people start accusing each other and sometimes the state gets involved.--WRA, Bakuba
, Kasai-Occidental Province This illustrates the severe consequences of obtaining or performing surreptitious abortions.
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Band died of a heart attack on November 28, 1998 in Kinshasa.
"I am inspired by different African shapes and textures of materials such as cow horn, cow bone, ebony and also textiles such as Bakuba
fabric (Congo) and Aso Oke from Nigeria."
Extraordinary and powerful kingdoms are widely celebrated in Africa--from ancient Egypt and Benin, to those of Kush and Bakuba
, to name just a few--and they have all played a part in the shaping of Africa today.
- Two bomb blasts kill 29 in the Iraqi town of Bakuba
Using a diary of a filmmaker in the Congo in the 1930s, he shows the extent to which the BaKuba
participated in shaping their images in these films and, especially, in understanding the power of representation.
Amos painted a lively Kongo Bakuba
chevron pattern on the throw blanket against which Dunham rests and on the work's lateral fabric borders; she hand-wove the vivid textile trim above and below the portrait.
Cardinal roars into 2001 with Bakuba
Numerous similar attitudes can be found in the former kingdom of Benin: further south, in the Congo basin, the Bakuba
kingdom has left a famous example, referred to by most historians: that of four rulers whose representations are so characteristic without being portraits they enable each ruler to be singularized, not only by physical traits, but also by attributes specific to the kingdom (Laude, 1966: 155).
Her brand now works primarily with reclaimed Ankole cow horn (as well as hide, brass, ostrich egg shells, Teak wood, Mugavu wood and Bakuba
cloth), transformed into unique, sculptural fashion pieces with their roots in the heart of Kenya.