National Geographic : 1935 Jun
THE UMBRELLA IS HIS BADGE OF THE WHITE MAN'S TRADING The Koniagui boy, in Sunday best, attended a missionary school. The shade, no less than the helmet, clothes, and scimitarlike sword, gave him a certain dignity and prestige in the community. THE VILLAGE TRICKSTER TRIES TOSCARE CHILDREN Butter-tree leaves make afoliage shirt foraDiakanke dancer, near Dioula baya. His arms and legsare whitewashed with clay. Beads form eyeholes that permit him to see through hisblack cotton mask.