Djembé/dundun workshop with Mamady Keïta in Matoto, Conakry, Guinea – January 2002

Stage de djembé/dundun chez Mamady Keïta à Matoto, Conakry, Guinée – Janvier 2002

Fote - Susu word for a white person
Kotedjuga - Malinké jester caste
Fotedjuga - a white jester who plays Malinké music (Michael Moon Bear or Dai Muramoto, e.g.)
Fote - mot de Susu pour un blanc
Kotedjuga - caste de farceur de Malinké
Fotedjuga - un farceur blanc qui joue la musique Malinké (par exemple, Michael Moon Bear ou Dai Muramoto)
(Etymological note: it is commonly believed that Doug Kane and Michael Moon Bear coined this word, but the oral tradition of the Fotedjuga makes documenting this claim difficult.)

Andrew's Photo Album

Many classic Fotedjuga shots here.

Peter's Photo Albums


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