Pygmy Boys Dance in Ceremony

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Boys are going thru the end of the circumcision ceremony called Kumbi.  The boys always wear the ceremonial skirts for their circumcision ceremonies and the girls as well.  When they take off the skirts at the end of the ceremony, they will be hung in the trees.
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Boys are going thru the end of the circumcision ceremony called Kumbi. The boys always wear the ceremonial skirts for their circumcision ceremonies and the girls as well. When they take off the skirts at the end of the ceremony, they will be hung in the trees.
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