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The Emir of Katsina at Sallah Ceremony

Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher1996

African Ceremonies

African Ceremonies
Friday Harbor, United States

Wearing a gold cloak over a white robe and a turban that signal religious piety, the Emir, His Royal Highness Alhadji Muhummadu Kabir Usman, proceeds to his palace, accompanied by members of the aristocracy and protected by palace attendants in red turbans.

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  • Title: The Emir of Katsina at Sallah Ceremony
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Date: 1996
  • Location: Nigeria
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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