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IRON IN AFRICA: REVISING THE HISTORY (906 hits) (71 hits)

The role of blacksmiths is very important in African culture. In the Yatenga region of northern Burkina Faso, Bamogo, the ancestor of blacksmiths, is considered the saviour of humanity. It is he who supposedly makes the knife that cuts the umbilical cord, the axe that chops wood, the pick used to till the soil or help dig a grave - all of them instruments of fundamental importance for people.

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Posted By: Steve Williams
Sunday, October 22nd 2017 at 8:49PM
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