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  1. Dogon: Africa's People of the Cliffs by Walter E.A. Vanbeek, 2001-05-01

1. Africa Indigenous People Baule
Home. africa, african Anthropology General Resources. By peoples. Bangwa Baule Beembe Bembe Berber Bidyogo Bobo Bushoong Bwa Chokwe Dan Diamande dogon Eket Fang
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 - 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 -

2. Photographs Of Africa | Picture Africa
A guide to photographs about africa. albums on contemporary urban africa, the dogon (Mali) , River Niger, and Lobi Colonial Empire, deserts, exploration, indigenous peoples, landscapes, remote destinations and travel
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
Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent
"visual images and sounds of Africa contributed over the years to the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison ..." "more than 3000 slides, 500 photographs, and 50 hours of sound from forty-five different countries." Locate photos by topic, country, keyword. - Photo Library
Photographs of People and Culture, Places and Scenery, and Wildlife. "donated by friends and family or taken by Vera Cheal." Site based in the U.K.
Africa - PBS / National Geographic / Thirteen/WNET NY Television Series, Sept. 9 - Oct. 28, 2001
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]

3. Home Page
What is the World Council of indigenous peoples? africaIntroduction to the many indigenous Nations of africa and their art. africa-West africa-dogon People. Fine Arts/inah301.htm
INAH 301 World Council of Indigenous Art FALL 2002: Tuesday/ Thursday 1:00-2:15 RM: CL251 Instructor: Carmen Robertson Office: .1.1.1 Fine Arts, College Ave Bldg. Telephone: Office: 546-8411 E-mail: This course will explore historical and contemporary arts of the Original peoples of now colonized nations. The art of a wide variety of Indigenous cultures will be introduced. We will focus more specifically on just Four Indigenous Nations and their arts—the West Africa, the Aborigines of Australia, the Maori of New Zealand and the Yekuana of South America. Topics for discussion will include, but not be limited to, the place of art within a culture, art styles and media prior to contact, the effects of colonization, decolonization, foreign patrons on art styles and mediums, the continuity of older traditions in contemporary arts, and the adoption and adaptations of foreign art concepts and mediums in world Indigenous arts.
Course Outline
Week I
What is Art History? What is an Aboriginal view of art? How do Indigenous cultures use art? What is colonization and how has it affected Indigenous arts? What is Postcolonial discourse? What is the World Council of Indigenous Peoples?
Week II
Africa-Introduction to the many Indigenous Nations of Africa and their art Video: African Art and Culture Igbo Culture
Week III
Africa-West Africa-Dogon People Video: The Art of the Dogon (24 minutes)
Week IV
Africa-Contemporary Arts South Africa Video-Zimbabwean Women
Week V
Australia Video: Australia’s art of the Dream Time

4. African Art On The Internet
An annotated guide resources on african art. Ashanti, Bamana, Baule, Bwa, dogon, Fang, Hemba, Ibibio, Kongo story architecture, Islam and indigenous african cultures, Shawabtis and 20 major peoples" from West and Central africa
: African Art Search: Countries Topics Africa Guide Suggest a Site ... Africa Home See also: South African Art Photographs
13th Triennial Symposium on African Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 31 March - 3 April 2004, African Art: Roots and Routes
Click on African Art Triennial . Sponsored by the Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA ). Events will take place at Harvard University in Cambridge, Ma. as well as at the Peabody-Essex Museum in Salem, Ma. and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Addis Art - Nouveau Art from Ethiopia
Artists include Shiferaw Girma and Lulseged Retta. Photographs of each artist's work, a biography, and video. Founded by Mesai Haileleul. [KF]
Adire African Textiles - Duncan Clarke
History, background, and photographs of adire, adinkra, kente, bogolan, Yoruba aso-oke, akwete, ewe, kuba, and nupe textiles. The symbolism of images is often provided. One can purchase textiles as well. Clarke's Ph.D. dissertation (School of Oriental and African Studies) is on Yoruba men's weaving. Based in London.
Afewerk Tekle
"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.

5. NativeWeb Home
A website with an excellent profile of the dogon. IT is supported by the Sengwer indigenous Development Project Native peoples of the Sahel, in Northern africa

6. African Studies - History And Cultures
shows, and maps. african indigenous Science and Knowledge Systems Page Libyan Bedouin. Tiv. dogon. Lozi. TwiAshanti involving the Mande peoples of West africa, and the neighbors with
History and Cultures of Africa
A B C D ... Sights and Sounds of a Continent (University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries and African Studies Program, Madison, Wisconsin)
    This web site offers dwnloadable images, sound files, and other materials on Africa. "This online collection ... contains digitized visual images and sounds of Africa contributed over the years to the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison."

  • Africa Forum (H-Africa, H-Net Humanities and Social Sciences OnLine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.)
    • The full text article reprinted from History in Africa. 22 (1995): 369-408.
  • "History facing the present: an interview with Jan Vansina" (November 2001) and Reply by Jean-Luc Vellut
  • "Photography and colonial vision," by Paul S. Landau (May 19, 1999, Dept. of History, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut)
      Excerpt from "The visual image in Africa: an introduction" in Images and empires: visuality in colonial and post-colonial Africa, ed. by Paul S. Landau and Deborah Kaspin.
  • H-Africa Africa Forum Home Page
  • H-Africa Network Home Page
  • Africa's 100 Best Books (Zimbabwe International Book Fair, Harare; via Columbia University)
  • 7. African Studies - Art And Archaeology
    essays on 'indigenous sculptural arts of South africa', 'modern' sculpture in the lives of african peoples. This project un film sur les forgerons dogon ( Département d'Anthropologie
    African Studies
    Internet Resources
    African Studies Email:
    African Studies Internet Resources home WWW Virtual Library ... Department home
    Art and Archaeology of Africa
    A-Afri Afro Art B ...
    • Adire African Textiles (Dr. Duncan Clarke, London, UK)
        A commercial site that contains useful information on the history and manufacturing techniques of adire cloth and other textiles of western Nigeria; plus links.

    • Africa Forum (H-Africa, H-Net Humanities and Social Sciences OnLine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.)
    • Africa Reparations Movement (UK) Campaign for Return of the Benin Bronzes (via ARC Net Ltd., UK)
      Note : this site has not been updated since 2002.

    documentary coverage. dogon Country (Pays dogon, Mali) dress, regional Indian Ocean. indigenous, native peoples (africa) indigenous, native peoples (Asia
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    • African wild dogs
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    • Amboseli NP (Kenya)
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    • animal young (variety of coverage)
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    9. Indigenous And Minority Peoples' Views Of Language (Terralingua)
    Among peoples as different as the dogon of Nigeria and the following, speakers of indigenous and minority languages express, in the meeting at which africa was divided between the

    10. H-Net Review: Elizabeth Akingbola On Fiona Macdonald, Ed., Peoples Of Africa
    Fiona Macdonald, ed.peoples of africa. 11 volumes. Tarrytown, NY Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2001. 648 pp. Bibliography, index, pronunciation guide, timelines, maps. $ 471.36 (cloth), ISBN 07614-7158-8. the chapter on Chad, "dogon Villages Religion Dictates Layout The chapters separate indigenous african beliefs from Christianity

    11. Global Issues Roundtable And Global Sharing Fair
    Oneonta, NY, USA Students spent a week living with the dogon in Bamako Mali, West africa. The dogon are one of the last of the indigenous peoples who have not
    Global Issues Roundtable and Global Sharing Fair
    Friday, April 16, 2004
    3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    Don't miss this opportunity to "tour the world" of early childhood education. The Global Sharing Fair poster displays have been combined with the Global Issues Symposium to form the Global Issues Roundtable. Time will be allotted to stroll through the poster display exhibits from around the world depicting early childhood education practices.
    Table 1
    Multicultural Awareness with Korean Children's Game
    Youjin Yang, University if Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Be introduced to several Korean children's games that a teacher can bring into the classroom to enhance children's multicultural awareness. Through culturally different games, teachers can bridge one world with another in the classroom and children may show their interests in games rather than reading a book or giving a lecture about different countries. Table 2
    Integrate Music into Young Children's Foreign Language Learning
    Yi-Ching Chen, Buffalo State University, Buffalo, NY, USA
    The poster will cover what benefits children may have from learning foreign languages through music, what current studies talk about this area, what lesson plans had been applied in my classroom, what Chinese children's songs can be used and where teachers can get sources to apply ideas in the classroom.

    12. 100gogo Expedition Of Africa, Africa's Super Predators & Mammals Safari
    the Senufo, Lobi, Gurunsi, dogon, and Mossi people who have either conquered indigenous peoples (such as in a symbiotic relationship with agricultural peoples.
    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.
    The Woodlands, bush lands, grasslands and thickets occupy about two-fifth.
    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).

    13. About Kids_and_Teens People_and_Society From 2004-06-8
    dogon africa s People of the Cliffs by Walter EA Vanbeek and Consciousness in South africa by Sally Conquest and the Rights of indigenous peoples The Moral
    Beauchamp Search
    ODP: Kids and Teens People ... Society from 2004-06-8
    If this site is too slow, try the mirror at
    Kids and Teens ...
  • Music Piracy This category in other languages: Catalan Chinese Simplified Chinese Czech ...
    • ABC Toon Center [ Kids ] - Includes games, puzzles, cartoons, read-a-long picture stories, and music for children of all ages.
    • Children of Bangalore [ Kids/Teens ] - A collection of writings from children of Sophia High School, Bangalore, India.
    • Consumer Reports for Kids Online [ Kids/Teens ] - Zillions (Consumer Reports for Kids) includes advice, ratings of toys and other things kids buy, and fun features like Fad Alert. Accepts no advertising from companies.
    • Everything for Kids and Parents [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - Teaches kids some customary facts, words, quotations, and creative skills that will prepare them for life.
    • Froggy Da Frog's Travels [ Kids/Teens ] - A project of an Iowa grade school, Froggy's traveled from coast to coast, and has a unique website to chronicle his travels.
    • Kids and Community [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - Explore how you create communities, how you live in them, and how you change them. Designed by America's city planners.
  • 14. Science, Social Sciences, Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology: Ethnography
    dogon A report on the dogon pastoral society of A ethnography on the Hausa people of africa. worldwide provided by the indigenous peoples Specialty Group.
    Top Science Social Sciences Anthropology ... Ethnography
    Related links of interest:

    15. Page Title
    The dogon of Mali represented the many layered coast, western India and, most recently, in southern africa. his work with and for indigenous peoples around the

    16. African Studies: West Africa
    Translate this page is committed to the utilization of indigenous knowledge systems and cultural sites among the dogon and the topics of study involving the Mande peoples of West
    West Africa by Region and Country
    • West Africa by country
    • African Development Bank Group on West African Countries
        Basic economic indicators, ADB strategy paper, environmental profile, project and other reports all in downloadable PDF.

    • African Digital Library: West African Digital Resources Project (Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan)
        A website about a new digital library project (begun in 2000/2001) at Michigan State University, l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire, and the West African Research Center in Dakar, Senegal. The site includes thus far: materials relating to West African history and cultures mostly from the private archives of individual scholars: selected photographs, unpublished research papers and conference proceedings, field notes, and short audio files of informants and interviews with scholars.

    • ALMA: African Language Materials Archive : A joint project of the West African Research Center (Dakar, Senegal), Columbia University, CAORCCouncil of American Overseas Research Centers, and UNESCO. (via AODLAmerican Overseas Digital Library, a project of the CAORC, Washington, DC)
        A collection of 33 electronic books in three major languages of West Africa: Wolof, Mandinka, and Pular. The archive was produced through a pilot project launched by the

    17. Cultural Survival Leads Effort To Save Djenne Mosque
    and the famous dogon (Bandiagara) Escarpment Bamako, Mali West africa* Cultural the rights of indigenous peoples and ethnic

    18. Mali: Educational Resources
    the Wodaabe people of Niger and the dogon people of Mali an overview of the geography and indigenous peoples of the of the opulence of West africa during Middle
    Educational Resources T his first section of video, film, and slides are available to educational partners of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' Office of Statewide Partnerships Africa Africa-2
    Volume 2: Caravans of Gold
    57 minutes/color/1984/FI/VHS
    Middle school through adult
    Series host Basil Davidson traces the routes of the medieval gold trade, which reached from Africa to India, China, and the city-states of Italy. African kings grew rich and powerful as a result. This episode traces the African gold trade from its beginning in the early Middle Ages through its end in late fifteenth century. African Carving: A Dogon Kanaga Mask AT-19
    19 minutes/color/1975/PFI/16mm, VHS
    Middle school through adult
    This film documents the process that a Dogon carver uses to create a Kanaga mask. The carver must find a proper Tagoda tree from which to make the mask; he must also pray and make offerings to the tree-spirit in order to be allowed to use the sacred wood. The Kanaga mask that he makes is one of the most characteristic emblems of Mali and it will be used in sacred ceremonies of the Dogon people. African Sculpture from Private Collections PS-29
    42 slides / color / script
    This kit shows examples of 19th century art from the private collections of Merton Simpson and Peter Pollack. The works illustrate the interrelationship of symbol, function, and style in African art. African sculpture expresses the values and attitudes of the society from which it came, and this fact is developed in the script that accompanies this slide kit.

    42. The dogon people. 1, 5. Video from PBS africa series. 43. SECTION ELEVEN indigenous peoples Uniting to Recover land and Save the Planet. 46.
    BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY School of Professional Studies Department of Behavioral Sciences and Human Services ANTH 302 PEOPLES OF THE WORLD 3CR HRS SPRING 2004 INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Dorothy Blake Fardan OFFICE: CLT 331T OFFICE HRS: M: 12 to 1: 3 to 5. WF: 12 to 1; 3 to 6. PHONE: (301) 860-3105 E-mail: and COURSE PREREQUISITES: None COURSE DESCRIPTION: (From Catalog) A cross-cultural description and analysis of cultural and social institutions. The cultures of a representative number of groups will be studied in terms of their implications for present-day society. Biological and cultural facts about living races will be reviewed and analyzed. REQUIRED TEXTS: Native American Voices: A Reader, by Susan Lobo and Steve Talbot (Prenctice Hall; second edition, 2001). The Afrikan People: Past Present and the Future, by Nana Ekow Butweiku (KBA Book Pub.,2002). COURSE OBJECTIVES: To understand the geopolitical shape of the world today and how it got that way To become familiar with the indigenous peoples of the planet, their cultures and worldview, and the clash with western culture; to understand the impact of colonialism and settler people as well as the political intervention of the west into indigenous nations. To envision the future from both the indigenous and western worldviews STUDENT REQUIREMENTS: ATTENDANCE: Very Important WRITTEN WORK: Essays and thought questions (separate sheets will be distributed) PARTICIPATION: Student panels (to be announced) TEACHING MODES: A combination of lecture, discussion, videos, student panels, and guest speakers.

    20. /REPEAT/ARTS WEEKLY/CULTURE: French Filmmaker Leaves African Legacy
    Their studies of the dogon changed anthropology trained technicians wherever he worked in africa. indigenous peoples American Indians Take Charge of Healing.

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