Across the continent from the Kassena, this Luo diviner wears a horn headdress, a cork necklace and a hippopotamus tooth to link him to the spiritworld. The gourd between his feet is said to “speak like a radio” when diagnosing problems or foretelling the future.


  • Title: Luo Diviner
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Date: 1986
  • Location: Kenya
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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