The Senufo migrated from the area of today's Mali to their current settlement area in the 15th and 16th centuries .
They founded u. a. the Kgr. Kenedugu .
The people are known for the production of wooden masks as well as figures and tools of the Poro secret society . Masks, human figures and jewelry are made from bronze . The Poro still partly determines the religious and social life of the Senufo.
- Wolf Stadler among others: Lexicon of Art 11th Sem - Tot. Karl Müller Verlag, Erlangen 1994, ISBN 3-86070-452-4 , p. 9.