National Geographic : 2012 Apr
ancestors who guide, judge, or entertain the living. They're portrayed with forest greenery and netlike fabrics (bottom left, top right) during Christmastime in urban Calabar. In remote Eshinjok an acrobatic troupe (bottom right) dazzles eyes and ears with vibrantly dyed, hand- looped fibers and ankles bearing shells, bells, and bottle caps. SOME SPIRITS ARE SAID TO GUIDE AND JUDGE THE LIVING.