Archive for March, 2011

Guida Blog : A Muslim at the Catholic boarding house

I put my father in a dilemma…

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Madrasa Teaches Koranic Values in Douki, Guinea

A Madrasa under the guidance of two wise teachers.

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EcoTourism in Douki, Guinea

Hassan has found a successfull alternative to herding cattle.

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Dinde Sare – Griot Extraordinaire

It’s his duty to document the history of all groups, because Fulani traditions are inextricably linked to those of their neighbors.

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Fulani Freestyle Rap

In Bôkôlô, Abdou stole the show with his improvised freestyle rap.

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“Tchoodi” Facial Tattoos in Mali

(Warning: graphic content) Women tattoo their lips as a mark of beauty and bravery.

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Bôkôlô: A One-Well Village

It’s becoming ever more difficult to quench the thirst of a growing population.

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Fascinating Wedding Ritual, Burkina Faso

This tradition has yet to be documented in video.

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Doohi Ceremony in Takeou, Burkina Faso

Similar to the Goja Ceremony in Benin, Doohi is an opportunity for teenagers to dress up, impress their peers, and attract a prospective spouse.

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Traditional Artisans in Djibo, Burkina Faso

In Djibo there are there are Fulani arisans, Fulani barbers, Fulani carpenters, and even the mayor is Fulani.

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Out to Pasture in Walewale, Ghana

They say its the last place in West Africa you can find untamed bush.

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Adventure on the Pulaku Trail – Late February

2000km through three countries in two weeks.

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