Burial Ceremony of the late Queen

During the burial ceremony of the late queen, all the village are advised to bring out all the photographs of the dead people in the village as a way of remembering the dead in our living activities and customary programs. Hence, these women are carrying photos of dead love ones as part of our customary practices during the installations of a new queen which is the next heir to the Atipiko throne.

The following pictures depict queen mothers, who are the female counterparts of chiefs. They also play a pivotal role in their communities. 

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