Tag Archives: West Africa

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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“Wagashi” cheese in northern Benin

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

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Who am I?

Guida blogs: Family elders gave me the name “Guiderea,” meaning “trashcan” in Fulani.

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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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Making Plans & Changing Plans…

It’s been a week of ups and downs, and we’ve had to change our planned route, but we’re optimistic that we’ll hit the trail next week.

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Goja Intro

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

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Project Preview Clip

We created a slick little preview for our upcoming endeavor.

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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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Goja Ceremony Invitation

We are excited to have been invited to document Goja, a flagellation ceremony in the community of Tchaourou.

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Goumori Revisited

We spent some time last week back in Goumori, visiting friends in the region’s Fulani camps.

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Council of Elders Endorses Pulaku Project

Laawol Fulfulde, a committee of Fulani elders in Benin, expresses their support for the Pulaku Photo Project.

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