Bambara Drum

Bambara Drum 2013-07-22T15:03:33+00:00

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Created by the Bambara in the Sikasso District of Mali, this drum is called a “Bara.”  It is made from a calabash gourd covered with cowhide and tied with ropes and an iron ring.  It is used by age-set associations in performances and pantomimes.

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