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Abounkou Boni's Family

Parakou, February 2007 - Abounkou Boni's Family uses the Scarification. The ceremony have a process of initiation is of great social importance and the rites of the ritual have special symbolic meanings. Scarification is used as a form of initiation into adulthood, beauty and a sign of a village, tribe, and clan.

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Abounkou Family
Parakou, February 2007 -  Abounkou Boni's Family uses the Scarification. The ceremony have a process of initiation is of great social importance and the rites of the ritual have special symbolic meanings. Scarification is used as a form of initiation into adulthood, beauty and a sign of a village, tribe, and clan.