In The Village Of Kalabougou Near Segou , Mali , Women Of The Numu Blacksmiths P ...
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Description: In the village of Kalabougou near Segou , Mali , women of the numu blacksmiths population have worked for centuries as traditional potters . A 7 day fabrication cycle leads to the weekly Saturday afternoon firing of the kilns , in which large stacks of pots are covered with grass and set on fire .