Guro Masks from the Ivory Coast.
GURO (GOURO) PEOPLE: THE ARTISTIC MANDE MASK DANCING PEOPLE OF IVORY COAST (COTE D`IVOIRE)
Guro, or Gouro, also known as Kweni (Kouen/Koueni/Kweny), Dipa and Lo are ancient hunters and currently agricultural Mandé-speaking people residing in the valley regions of the Bandama River in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The Guro who are part of the larger Mande ethnic group in West Africa can be found primarily in the areas of Haut-Sassandra and Marahoue. They are bordered by the Bete(s), to the the west and Baule(s), to the east.