Africa Indigenous People Baule africa, african Anthropology General Resources. By peoples. Laka Lega Lobi Luba Luchazi Luluwa Lunda Luvale Lwalwa Maasai Makonde Mambila mangbetu Manja Mbole http://www.archaeolink.com/africa_indigenous_people_baule.htm
Extractions: Baule Home Africa, African Anthropology General Resources By peoples Akan Akuapem Akye Anyi ... Zulu ArtWorld AFRICA - Baule "One of the Akan group sharing similar language and, in general, matrilineal inheritance. They broke away from the Asante of Ghana in the 18th century, bringing with them craftsmanship in gold and gold leaf decoration." - From University of Durham - http://artworld.uea.ac.uk/teaching_modules/africa/cultural_groups_by_country/baule/welcome.html Baule People "The Baule belong to the Akan peoples who inhabit Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. Three hundred years ago the Baule people migrated westward from Ghana when the Asante rose to power. The tale of how they broke away from the Asante has been preserved in their oral traditions." You will find material related to history, culture, religion, political structure, art and more. - From University of Iowa - http://www.uiowa.edu/~africart/toc/people/Baule.html
Extractions: Africa - The Birthplace of Modern Humans You either love it or hate it . . . Africa Map Click here to see large map Features of Africa Africa is the second-largest continent , after Asia, covering 30,330,000 sq km; about 22% of the total land area of the Earth. It measures about 8,000 km from north to south and about 7,360 km from east to west. The highest point on the continent is Mt. Kilimanjaro - Uhuru Point - (5,963 m/19,340 ft) in Tanzania. The lowest is Lake 'Asal (153 m/502 ft below sea level) in Djibouti. The Forests cover about one-fifth of the total land area of the continent. And the Deserts and their extended margins have the remaining two-fifths of African land. World's longest river : The River Nile drains north-eastern Africa, and, at 6,650 km (4,132 mi), is the longest river in the world. It is formed from the Blue Nile, which originates at Lake Tana in Ethiopia, and the White Nile, which originates at Lake Victoria. World's second largest lake : Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and the is the world's second-largest freshwater lake - covering an area of 69,490 sq km (26,830 sq mi) and lies 1,130 m (3,720 ft) above sea level. Its greatest known depth is 82 m (270 ft).
Democratic Republic Of The Congo / DRC (Kinshasa) An annotated guide to internet resources on the Democratic Republic of the Congo. www.aequatoria.be/archives_project/ africa Focus. Articles on Congo The video clip shows a traditional mangbetu dance. Cambridge, MA, "helps indigenous peoples and ethnic groups deal http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/zaire.html
African Art On The Internet An annotated guide resources on African art. video clip shows a traditional mangbetu dance. story architecture, Islam and indigenous African cultures, Shawabtis and 20 major peoples" from http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/art.html
Extractions: Topics : African Art Search: Countries Topics Africa Guide Suggest a Site ... Africa Home See also: South African Art Photographs "Ethiopia’s leading artist." Biography, his paintings, sculptures, mosaics, murals, art in the artist's home. Afewerk created the stained-glass windows at the entrance of Africa Hall, headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. "In 1964, he became the first winner of the Haile Selassie I prize for Fine Arts." "In 2000, he was one of the few chosen World Laureates by the council of the ABI on the occasion of the 27th International Millennium Congress on the Arts and Communication in Washington DC." He painted Kwame Nkrumah's portrait and was awarded the American Golden Academy Award and the Cambridge Order of Excellence England. Prints of his work may be purchased online. http://www.afewerktekle.org
Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Kongo (all Bantu), and the mangbetuAzande (Hamitic South africa tries to be major player in world, XINHUA (Xinhua (China)). indigenous peoples PARTNERSHIP WITH http://www.infoplease.com/cgi-bin/id/A0198161.html
Extractions: World Countries Infoplease Atlas: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Democratic Republic of the Congo President: Joseph Kabila (2001) Area: 905,563 sq mi (2,345,410 sq km) Population (2004 est.): 58,317,930 (growth rate: 2.9%); birth rate: 45.1/1000; infant mortality rate: 96.6/1000; life expectancy: 48.9; density per sq mi: 64 Capital and largest city (2003 est.): Kinshasa, 6,541,300 Other large cities: Lubumbashi, 1,105,900; Mbuji-Mayi, 938,000; Kolwezi, 832,400; Kisangani, 523,000 Monetary unit: Congolese franc Languages: French (official), Swahili, Lingala, Ishiluba, and Kikongo, others Ethnicity/race: Religions: Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 20%, Kimbanguist 10%, Islam 10%; syncretic and traditional, 10% Literacy rate: 66% (2003 est.)
Ethnomathematics Digital Library (EDL) Other terms Latino, mangbetu, fractal geometry, rhythm wheels the mathematical practices of the indigenous peoples of America and africa that are http://www.ethnomath.org/search/browseResources.asp?type=cultural&id=47
African History - Environmental History The video clip shows a traditional mangbetu dance. knowledge and the role of indigenous knowledge in in Cameroon, Bolivia and Indonesia Forest peoples in the http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/history/hisenviro.html
Extractions: Topics History : Environmental History Search: Countries Topics Africa Guide Suggest a Site ... "In 1909,...Herbert Lang and James Chapin set sail for the Belgian Congo....By the time they sailed home five and one-half years later, they had collected tons of precious zoological and anthropological specimens..." http://diglib1.amnh.org/ diaries of James Chapin ("At age 19, in 1909, James Chapin left New York for northeastern Congo where he served as Herbert Lang's assistant for the next five years. Chapin was interested in many aspects of Africa's natural history. Birds, however, were his passion, a fact borne out by these diaries.")
Photographs Of Africa | Picture Africa clip shows a traditional mangbetu dance. Empire, deserts, exploration, indigenous peoples, landscapes, remote and watercolours, (mainly of africa and Australia http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/photographs.html
Extractions: Topics : Photograph Collections (including illustrations) Search: Countries Topics Africa Guide Suggest a Site ... Africa Home See also: Africa South of the Sahara - Art and Country Pages Contemporary Photographs Historical Photographs Contemporary Photographs Site for the TV series. Includes a Photoscope section of photo essays on AIDS, urban life (Cairo, Rwanda, gays, the internet, Congo, South Africa, Nigeria), conflict (Eritrea, Burundi, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Rwanda, Congo, Sudan), the environment, women. [KF] http://www.pbs.org/wnet/africa/photoscope/index.html
History Of African Art By Region nations as elsewhere on the continent, indigenous African religions Both the Luba and the Kuba peoples of the Among the mangbetu of the northern DRC, elaborate http://www.a-piece-of-africa.com/h8.htm
Extractions: Western Africa is the home of many of the sculptural traditions for which African art has become internationally known. Wood carving is especially prominent in Cote d'Ivoire, in Sierra Leone and in Nigeria. Western Africa also claims an extensive range of other art forms, including clay sculpture, bronze casting, jewelry, and weaving. Some of these traditions are driven by religious practices in agricultural societies, others by the patronage of kings. The Senufo people of the Cote d'Ivoire make a staff with a female figure at the top, symbolizing both the power of humans to reproduce and the fertility of the soil. Ghana is well known for its Kente cloth, carved wooden stools, gold jewelry, and wood carvings. In days past, the kings of Ghana wore so much gold that they inspired the saying: "Great men move slowly."
"AFRICA" Related Terms, Short Phrases And Links indigenous Education in Yoruba Society. It will not cover all the arts of all the peoples of africa the west coast of africa among the Teke and mangbetu of Zaire http://keywen.com/Arts/Visual_Arts/Native_and_Tribal/Africa/
Extractions: Add your Link Survey of traditional masks and sculpture of the tribal peoples of North America, Africa, Asia, Indonesia, and Oceania. (Web site) Each program presents a contemporary look at the magnificent cities and countries of Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America. (Web site) Werness, Hope B. The Continuum encyclopedia of native art : worldview, symbolism, and culture in Africa, Oceania, and Native North America. 2000.
Extractions: Print Preview African Art and Architecture Article View On the File menu, click Print to print the information. African Art and Architecture V. Regional Differences Africa is the second largest continent (after Asia) and comprises more than 50 independent countries. The continent is home to more than 1,000 ethnic groups with as many different languages ( see African Languages). Differences in geography, politics, religion, and economics have shaped its numerous artistic traditions. Western and central Africa seem to have had stronger artistic traditions than the rest of the continent to the east and south. Good conditions for cultivating crops, a settled rather than nomadic population, and the existence of large kingdoms and city-states may have strengthened the impetus to create in this region. However, African societies that were not primarily agricultural also produced rich artistic and architectural traditions. Ways of life change, and scholars can sometimes trace changes in a society through its works of art. For example, the Chokwe people of Angola, in central Africa, created very dignified wooden statues of Chibinda Ilunga, a legendary hero who introduced a new hunting technique to them in the 1600s. The Chokwe are now farmers, but the honor accorded this figure in their art indicates that hunting must once have been central to their survival. Vigorous artistic traditions developed in many towns and city-states of western Africa, where trade was the driving economic force. Yet the presence of trade in parts of eastern and southern Africa did not produce artistic traditions of comparable importance.
Atlas - Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Map of the north (including the Azande, mangbetu, Banda, and Barambo) and the Nilotic peoples of the species, coffee, cotton, and oil palms are indigenous. http://atlas.freegk.com/world/africa/democratic_republic_of_congo/democratic_rep
Extractions: Congo Introduction Back to Top Congo, Democratic Republic of the or Congo-Kinshasa, nation in central Africa, a vast country of dense forests traversed by the powerful Congo River. Rich in natural resources, the country is nonetheless economically stunted due to decades of misrule in the second half of the 20th century, under dictator Mobutu Sese Seko. The region was first united as the Congo Free State, a colony created by Belgian king Leopold II in the late 19th century. The colony was called the Belgian Congo from 1908 until 1960, when it gained independence as the Republic of the Congo. Its name was changed to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1964 and then to Zaire in 1971. Congo Provinces Back to Top 10 provinces (provinces, singular - province) and one city* (ville); Bandundu, Bas-Congo, Equateur, Kasai-Occidental, Kasai-Oriental, Katanga, Kinshasa*, Maniema, Nord-Kivu, Orientale, Sud-Kivu. Congo People Back to Top The DRC has a population (2001 estimate) of 53,624,718, with a density of 23 persons per sq km (59 per sq mi). Largely rural, the population is concentrated in the eastern highlands and along rivers. Only about 30 percent of the population lives in cities. In 1998 the DRC also had a refugee population of about 240,300, many of whom were exiles from instability in Rwanda. The remainder were Burundians, Angolans, and Sudanese, all fleeing upheavals in their countries. Meanwhile, about 252,400 DRC citizens had taken refuge in neighboring countries.
Democratic Republic Of Congo Major peoples over 200 African ethnic groups of which Kongo (all Bantu), and the mangbetuAzande (Hamitic 10%, other syncretic sects and indigenous beliefs 10%. http://www.gateway-africa.com/countries/drc.html
Extractions: Flag description: light blue with a large yellow five-pointed star in the center and a columnar arrangement of six small yellow five-pointed stars along the hoist side Location: Central Africa, northeast of Angola Geographic coordinates: 00 N, 25 00 E Climate: tropical; hot and humid in equatorial river basin; cooler and drier in southern highlands; cooler and wetter in eastern highlands; north of Equator - wet season April to October, dry season December to February; south of Equator - wet season November to March, dry season April to October Independence: 30 June 1960 (from Belgium) Nationality: Congolese (singular and plural) Capital City: Kinshasa Population: Head of State: Laurent Desire KABILA (since 17 May 1997) Died , his son is now the new President Area: 2,345,410 sq km Type of Government: dictatorship; presumably undergoing a transition to representative government Currency: Congolese franc (CF) Major peoples: over 200 African ethnic groups of which the majority are Bantu; the four largest tribes - Mongo, Luba, Kongo (all Bantu), and the Mangbetu-Azande (Hamitic) make up about 45% of the population Religion: Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 20%, Kimbanguist 10%, Muslim 10%, other syncretic sects and indigenous beliefs 10%
SIRIS Image Gallary mangbetu (african People) mangbetu (african People), Masaka Basuto, South africa South africa, Swahili Swahili. earliest images of indigenous people worldwide; and http://sirismm.si.edu/siris/naaLot97africaculture.htm
Extractions: Bangwa Home Africa, African Anthropology General Resources By peoples Akan Akuapem Akye Anyi ... Zulu ArtWorld AFRICA -Bangwa "The Bangwa occupy a mountainous and part forested countryside west of the Bamileke in south-eastern Cameroon, near the headwaters of the Cross River. They comprise nine chiefdoms. People live in separate family compounds, sometimes with large meeting houses where visitors may be received." - From University of Durham - http://artworld.uea.ac.uk/teaching_modules/africa/cultural_groups_by_country/bangwa/welcome.html Bangwa People "Authority among the Bangwa was traditionally instituted as part of the Bamileke political complex. Like most of the western Grasslands people, Babanki political authority is vested in a village chief, who is supported by a council of elders, and is called Fon." You will find material related to Bangwa history, culture, arts, political structure and more. - From University of Iowa - http://www.uiowa.edu/~africart/toc/people/Bangwa.html
Extractions: several. Compare All Top 5 Top 10 Top 20 Top 100 Bottom 100 Bottom 20 Bottom 10 Bottom 5 All (desc) in category: Select Category Agriculture Crime Currency Democracy Economy Education Energy Environment Food Geography Government Health Identification Immigration Internet Labor Language Manufacturing Media Military Mortality People Religion Sports Taxation Transportation Welfare with statistic: view: Correlations Printable graph / table Pie chart Scatterplot with ... * Asterisk means graphable. Added May 21 Mortality stats Multi-users ½ price Catholic stats Related Stats People who viewed "People - Ethnic groups" also viewed: Ethnic groups (note) Net migration rate Nationality (adjective) Persons per room ... People : Ethnic groups by country Scroll down for more information Show map full screen Country Description Sierra Leone 20 native African tribes 90% (Temne 30%, Mende 30%, other 30%), Creole (Krio) 10% (descendants of freed Jamaican slaves who were settled in the Freetown area in the late-18th century)
Extractions: note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2003 est.) Age structure: 0-14 years: 48.3% (male 13,734,706; female 13,624,579)
Africa Studies Videos In The Harvard Libraries african Studies Videos in the Harvard Libraries. The acquisition of african Studies videos is expensive and labor intensive, but they represent an invaluable resource for teaching and research on africa. triple heritage of africa its indigenous, Western, and Islamic It conveys peoples exuberance for their hardfought freedom http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~cafrica/videos.shtml
Extractions: African Studies Videos in the Harvard Libraries The acquisition of African Studies videos is expensive and labor intensive, but they represent an invaluable resource for teaching and research on Africa. At Harvard the main collection of these videos is located in Widener Library, but there are also smaller collections in the Harvard Libraries listed below. The most accurate way to determine the status of an individual African Studies video is to do a search through the HOLLIS catalogue of all Harvard Library holdings at http://lib.harvard.edu Harvard's Libraries serve the University's current faculty, students, staff, and researchers who hold valid Harvard IDs. Since policies on admittance and borrowing, hours, and services vary for each of them, it is best to contact them directly for details. Lamont Library African Studies Videos in the Specialized Libraries ... Home African Studies Videos in Widener Library Widener's African videos must be requested at least several days in advance so they can be shipped to the Circulation Desk. This can be done in person at the Widener Circulation Desk or by computer using "HOLLIS."