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Sangoma initiates in the MonTau (VanDau) or alien spirit cult, perform tasks during their graduation to prove they have mastered the powers and are spirit mediums and may become sangomas in Magasoa or Magnetized village, in the Sekhukhune district of Limpopo, January 10, 2009. The graduation of these Pedi mediums was a communal event, with the traditional sortghum beer being drunk by many relatives and villagers. The sangoma trainer is the dreadlocked man - Frans Makunyane, his assistnt is a sangoma from Tafelkop, next to Groblersdal called Peter Benjamin Mohlala - crawls on final day. The overseeing samgomas are Frans' mother, Enika Kgoga and also the elderly man with beads. Photo: Greg Marinovich.