Tya Anthony

Dan Mask

Dan, also know as Gio or Yakuba, inhabit the mountainous west-central Côte d’Ivoire and adjacent areas of Liberia. The Dan society, masks are one of the most important forms of art. That is because masks are believed to embody powerful spiritual spiritual forces.

Results:

Ivory Coast / Ghana – 2%
Africa Southeastern Bantu – 2%
Benin / Togo – 34%
Mali – 14%
Senegal – 7%
Cameroon / Congo – 14%
Nigeria – 2%
Africa Central Hunter Gather – 2%
Native American – 1%
Ireland – 5%
European West – 11%
Italy / Greece – 4%
Finland / Northwest Russia – 2%