Archive for 'Fulani Vignettes'

Discovering my Fulani Identity

Guida blogs: For three months, I became a student of my mother tongue.

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Spinning Cotton in Cinkanssé, Togo

A group of Fulani women continue an ancient craft.

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A Diversity of Clans in Northern Togo

Traveling from camp to camp in northern Togo is like traveling through several West African countries.

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Goro-Dicko, the man behind the smile

An interview with the face of the Pulaku Project.

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“Wagashi” cheese in northern Benin

Cheese production is an integral facet of Fulani culture in Benin.

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A Coastal Camp in Ouidah

Tired of waiting around Cotonou, we took a little trip to an historic town on the coast.

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Goro-Gah Goja Ceremony

The Fulani of Goro-Gah display the depth of Fulani courage and character through dance, acrobatics, and flagellation.

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Ouessè Goja Ceremony

A modernized version of the Goja tradition.

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Goja Intro

Two communities invited the Pulaku Project to document their Goja ceremonies.

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Baaba Maal on Global Warming

In this BBC interview, world-renowned Fulani musician Baaba Maal discusses the effects of global warming on his homeland.

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Stern Faces

It ain’t always easy getting a smile…

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Parakou’s Guema Cattle Market

Every Tuesday, trucks full of cattle from Mali and Burkina Faso descend on Parakou, along with numerous herds on foot.

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