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Scarification

Benin, Djougou November 28, 2006 - The scarification ceremony 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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Jean-Michel Clajot
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Scarification
Benin, Djougou November 28, 2006 - The scarification ceremony 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.