Dogon Family Life

Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Philip Greenberg

This woman was grinding grain in the village of Begnimato, Mali in the Dogon region atop the Bandiagara Escarpment on January 6, 2012. When someone else entered the room, the child's gaze upward caused him to lose his balance and topple over in to the pile of freshly ground meal. This caused an eruption of laughter from (presumably) his mother.

Location: Begnimato, Mali

 

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