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Reference : V-P-SN-E-00369
Date : 26/10/2020
Country/Region : SENEGAL
Caption : Lower Casamance, Ziguinchor region, Djibelor village. Group portrait of the sacred forest's priestesses.
Photographer : SECK, Mouhamadou Birom
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Through its supernatureal dimension, the sacred forest plays a convening role in the traditional Casamance society. The women who are allowed to enter the forest possess ancestral knowledge. Today, they perform rituals to bring back peace in the region.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 3840x2160
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour