Chi Wara Headresses
To Celebrate a Good Harvest
This chi wara headress, shaped like an antelope, is used in
the harvest by the hard working farmers in the dry savannah regions of the
of Africa. These antelope headdresses are called chi wara.
"work" and wara means "animal," thus "working animal."
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A CLOSER LOOK
To Inspire Respect for Royalty
To Celebrate A Good Harvest
To Teach Young Women
To Seek Protection and Honor Ancestors