Kumu Mask

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The Kumu are patrilineal and their preferential marriage is with the cross-cousin of the mother’s father.  Kumu villages consist of four or five lineages, all allied to a basic unit.The most important objects among the Kumu are the masks. The masks were worn at the death of a diviner are normally kept in the hut until needed.  Taking hallucinogens was part of these ceremonies and during the ensuing trance, information was revealed.

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