Many different traditional religions were practiced across Africa and continue today. These traditional beliefs are often practiced along with Christianity or Islam.
Although each African culture has its own beliefs and religions customs, there are several common elements found in many of these traditional religions. Here are a few general ones:
Let's learn about a few aspects of African traditional religion. We won't be able to investigate these topics for all African cultures. So, we'll look at a few religious practices and the art objects that are created to serve them.
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