In ancient times, the people of Dahomey now Beninwere using different signs to mark their family origins. In rural areas for example, these scars is used to assert the legitimacy of a child. Ekra was not an exception. Many of the older generation have tribal scars on their faces. Indeed, many young men and women would be very happy to get rid of their brands.
The skin may be cut either through small incisions or by long slashes.
What is that on your face? African tribal marks and their meanings
Email required Address never made public. This will stay on my face only. My beautiful africa, mother of a continent and all beautiful people and colorful Scarification are intentionally created by the alteration of the dermis, leaving scars. Sinou, shop owner, Ko tribe from Burkina Faso.