'In West Africa, it is thought that the horse was the first creature to inhabit the earth,' says Ghanaian artisan Salihu Ibrahim. Working in native sese wood, he carves a bearded man from the Dogon tribe on horseback.
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In the Andes, the Land of the Four Corners, mountains are sacred. So is culture. The Nazca lines, the Wari glyphs, the Quipu knots and the complex multi-colored textiles of the Incas are all recorded and live on the work of contemporary Peruvian artisans.