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Les Pays : (merci to Isabelle Ronfard for the powerpoint :http://trainfrench.com/French/Culture/Index_culture.htm)


Pinterest Board


un peu de vocabulaire:


L'Afrique Francophone



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ANNÉE INTERNATIONALE DES PERSONNES D’ASCENDANCE AFRICAINE


Pictures, Information, Touristic Guides:

La francophonie-Africa (flags, CIA World factbooks, Lonely Planet guides and official tourism sites
for the individual countries,when available, are all included in this link)
Clickable Map opf the African continent

Countries Resources (Maps and good information)

Afrique - TV5 Monde

Apprendre et enseigner le français autour de la WebTV Afrique

Africa: One Continent, Many Worlds (Use the menu at left to find pictures and information about many objects,etc.)

African Treasures to Buy (some nice pictures)

Pilot Destination Guide: Senegal

Pilot Destination Guide: West Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso and Mali

Morocco...Le Maroc

L'Afrique Francophone Virtuelle


Au fond de la jungle et d'autres animaux

Le Voyage au Maroc de Mme. Theisen - 2011


Language
French Language in Africa


Housing
Different types of housing in West Africa

Maisons au Maroc


Cuisine:



"Do's and Don'ts" of eating with a Moroccan family
Food in West Africa
Saveurs du Monde: The Cuisine of West Africa
Saveurs du Monde: The Cuisine of Cote d'IvoireSaveurs du Monde: Cuisine of Senegal
La Cuisine Marocaine
The African Cookbook

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Moroccan tea culture
ceremonie du thé au Maroc
"Le premier verre est aussi amer que la vie,le deuxième est aussi fort que l'amour,le troisième est aussi doux que la mort."

Saveurs d'ailleurs - Saveurs d'Ailleurs est un blog culinaire dédié à la cuisine du monde, et principalement à la cuisine Marocaine. Un voyage culinaire garanti pour tout adepte de ...


clothing: (merci, Daniel Noren ! )
les pagnes tissés du Sénégal


History, People:
The Dogans

History of the French in West Africa

Africa Speaks: West African University Students Write About their Lives


Voodo
Voodo and West Africa's Spiritual Life


Adrinkas

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ADINKRA - Cultural Symbols of the Asante people

Adrinka Symbols

West African Wisdom- Adrinka Symbols and meanings - African symbols known as adinkra are ubiquitous in Ghana, a beautiful West African country on the Atlantic, situated between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo. On cloth and walls, in pottery and logos, these Asante tribe symbols can be found everywhere.

Adrinka Index


Music:

The Music scene in Dakar (slideshow)

Les Africains de la Chanson Francophone

Star Parade - la musique en Afrique




New from Youssou N'Dour - Khalebi




Tiken Jah Fakoly (born 1968) is a reggae singer from Côte d'Ivoire. He plays music "to wake up the consciences". His music speaks about many injustices done to the people of his country, and those over Africa. As such, many African listeners feel a deep affinity with his lyrics as Fakoly speaks for oppressed people. This connection has helped make Tiken Jah Fakoly a much-listened artist throughout the world.Since the rise in political instability and xenophobia in Côte d'Ivoire in recent years, Tiken Jah has been living in exile, particularly in Bamako (capital of the neighboring country of Mali) where his concerts are well-attended. In December 2007, Fakoly was declared persona non grata in Senegal after criticizing President Abdoulaye Wade.[2]
la Cote d'Ivoire ....


Amadou et Mariam - Senegal fast Food



Afropop





African Music Encylcopedia

West African Talking Drums and Music

Musical Instruments

African Music and Drumming resources on the Web



Masks

Make a simple mask!
Mask Making
Designing African Masks
Facing the Mask
Make an African Mask/shield
Initiation Masks in French Speaking Black Africa (a teacher's lesson plan that has much useful information)
Aluminum foil masks (and how to)
Ivory Coast mask to color
masks and makeup links for costumers
fanciful faces templates (ideas to look at)

African Art: Statues, Fetishes, etc.
Poterie au Burkina Faso


Contes(Stories), Proverbs:

Contes d'Afrique

[http://mali-music.com/Cat/CatG/Griot.htm|Les griots de Mali]]

A Selection of African contes

Quelques contes de Mali

Contes et legendes d'Afrique en dessins animés

Essay from New York Times on the beauty of Storytelling, and Listening

Le taxi brousse de Papa Diop


Conte africain de Madagascar :



Reader's Theater:
Origin Stories of Central Africa (merci, Daniel Noren)
Stories from the Congo (merci, Daniel Noren)



Kirikou
Kirikou
(official site)
Pictures, storyline, and words from the movie's music composer
(you can hear a bit of the music via one of the links here!)
TV guide movie review of Kirikou

Parent permission letter for the film Kirikou:


African Geography games