Overview of typical village in the Sahel Region
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Overview Of Typical Village In The Sahel Region Stock PhotoArchitecture,Building Exterior,Cultures,Day,Dogon Country,Dogon Tribe,High Angle View,Horizontal,Indigenous Culture,Mali,Mosque,Mud,No People,Outdoors,Pattern,Photography,Religion,Sahel,Travel Destinations,Tree,VillagePhotographer Hans NelemanCollection: Photodisc Neleman Initiative, LLCThe Dogon are a group of people living in the central plateau region of Mali, south of the Niger bend near the city of Bandiagara in the Mopti region. They number just under 800,000. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture. The past century has seen significant changes in the social organization, material culture and beliefs of the Dogon, partly because Dogon country is one of Mali's major tourist attractions.