Market Mamas in Mali

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by patricia mulkeen

This spontaneous shot was taken at a weekly market in the village of Sangha, Pays Dogon, Mali. As with all West African markets it was a happy confusion of colour and commerce children and chatter. A child clasps its mother's breast as she harangues some youngsters; the women of the village are the market's movers and shakers, buying and brokering, breast-feeding and bartering in the searing African sunshine.

Location: sangha pays dogon mali west africa


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