Peoples & Societies


The Tsogo are a small ethnic group originally located in the area of the Upper Ngoume River in Gabon and numbering about thirty-seven thousand. They are neighbors of the Sango with whom they share a tradition of ancestor worship and the production of carved wood figures that guarded ancestral relic preserved in baskets or bundles.

Excerpt from

Roslyn A. Walker, The Arts of Africa at the Dallas Museum of Art (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), 304.

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