Mali – Bamana Cults : Ciwara

Anthropologist : Jean Paul Colleyn (EHESS)
Field assistant : Mengoro Sanogo, Adaman Coulibaly

Ciwara : power as­so­ciation, mas­quer­ades.
The Ciwara as­so­ciation glori­fies ag­ri­cul­tural work, ex­alts the com­pli­ment­ar­ity of the sexes.