Ngeende Mask
The Kuba people, to whom the Ngeende are related, make many different masks. This mask is called pwoon itok or shene malula and it appears in a village during men's initiation rites. When it is called the pwoon itok it represents an old man whose wisdom is necessary for the younger men's rites of passage. If it is called shene malula, then it is used to reinforce proper behavior and to catch lawbreakers.
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