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Workshop for Children: African Culture

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
Man leads children in a discussion about cities in West Africa and African culture, including African dance and African drumming. Children participate in a dance and singing lessons. Man also explains how the African talking drum is constructed and how the Yoruba language was reproduced using the talking drum, and shows an example of the Kente cloth of the Ashanti in Ghana. African drumming in the background throughout recording.
Workshop, including music and dance. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Transcribed from physical asset: Percir Borde. Undated.
Date
circa 1970
Extent
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Music
Dance
Topic
African culture
Music
Dance
Talking drum
Yoruba (African people)
Ashanti (African people)
Place
Africa
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Culture
African American
Citation
Workshop for Children: African Culture, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV003488-1
Local Numbers
ACMA AV003488-2
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