National Geographic : 1959 Aug
Stormy seas endanger fishermen hauling in nets in the Bight of Benin. "The men are singing to take heart," says the artist, "as an enormous swell threatens to capsize their dugout." 250 ) NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY Pagan priests at Ererukpe start a ceremony be neath grotesque wooden fetishes. Wide hats sug gest those of 15th-century Portuguese explorers. Necklaces support balls of ivory and coral.