Mali • Throwing cowries: an art of divination well anchored in our country • Malijet

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Most of the cowrie masters’ customers are women. They generally use it for couple and child problems. She is sitting in her living room wearing a white boubou with a black scarf. Lala Traore called Larabou is a professional caurist. She lives in Lafiabougou. She makes these comments: “I am 62 years old, and I … Read more

The history of cowries: between trade, religion, divination and beauty – ACTUSEN

The history of cowries between trade religion divination and beauty

Cowries were the main currency in Africa, before slavery and colonization. But nowadays, they are of no importance compared to bank currencies. Nowadays, social changes have upset the importance of cowries. The advent of bank coins gave a secondary role to cowries. So much so that they are used as an object of sacrifice. Also, … Read more

The divinatory art of cowries… the shells that tell the future

It is undoubtedly one of the oldest divinatory arts in the world. Practiced throughout West Africa, cowries are those shells that tell the future to the seer, to the clairvoyant. Based in the Hautes-Pyrénées, Aoua is the heir to a long family tradition. She lives not far from Tarbes. A discreet house whose ocher can … Read more