Bambara MarionetteLent by Kitten and Mark Grote
Yayoroba represents the Bambara (Bamana) ideal woman and is carried in
dances in praise of the woman who has risen above the others around her.
The New Orleans African American Museum (NOAAM)
is located in Faubourg Treme, at
1418 Governor Nicholls Street,
phone (504) 566-1136.
Generous assistance provided by the
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation.