Most of us think of masks as a way to disguise ourselves, or something that is worn at Halloween. However, in the culture of Africa, masks are an important part of history and ceremony. Traditional masks symbolize the spirits of animals and people. Masks are worn by male dancers during celebrations, sometimes by chiefs and rulers when they make laws, and even by teachers as they tell young people about their history and traditions.
Flash Game: please note, this game is run with Flash technology and works best on a desktop computer browser that supports Flash. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, the African Mask Match game will appear blank.
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Just press the red button below to spin the masks around and see if you get a match. Unfortunately, unlike the slot machines of Las Vegas, you won't get any coins if you win, but we hope you have fun with it anyway!