Bassari Initiations, 10-11 May 2014 Etiollo, Salemata, Kedougou, Senegal.
       
     
Ndeye Rama Balde
       
     
 The greeting is followed by a long handshake and a series of salutations. Pape Gora, the youngest Diop child, leans back from the heat of the cooking fire after breast feeding. His mother, Bane Mbaye, prepares lunch each day balancing the roaring heat of the fire and the unforgiving sun that beats down on her zinc cooking hut.
       
     
       
     
 Fort Batenstein, Butre, Ghana, 2013