Songye people

A male kifwebe mask, Songye tribe

Not to be confused with the Songhai people

The Songye people, sometimes written Songe, are a Bantu ethnic group from the central Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Types of visual art

The Songye people, like Luba people, are well-known Zappo Zap wood carvers who are renowned for making ceremonial masks, power figures, and other ceremonial items.


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