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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Life in Ghana

Pictures speak a thousand words... Check out the site later for more pictures of my immersion in Ghana

Village inthe outskirts of Tamale, Northern Ghana

STreets in Tamale, Northern Ghana

Village in Northern Ghana

Display of processed shea butter

Ellis, Deidre n Erica at shea butter workshop

Women at local shea butter demonstrating how the nut is processed

Catholic Guest house in Tamale where we stayed

Ellis, Kathy n Derek in group photo

Catholic Guets house in Tamale, Northern Ghana hwere we stayed 4 3days

Catholic Guets house in Tamale, Northern Ghana hwere we stayed 4 3days

Local women at the youth home, Tamale, Northern Ghana

Group picture Ethno class of 2009 in Tamale

Heather getting the attention of a kid at teh Youth home, Tamale

Children at the Youth home in Tamal

North contryside

North Contryside

Northern Ghana Contryside

Northern Ghana contryside

Exchanging clothes 4 traditional regalia with a local vendor at Frank David hotel, Kumasi

Derek trying to pimp it up

Derek muscling up

Aburi Gardens in the Eastern Region: Beautiful

Eastern Region mountains enroute to main highway bound 4 kumasi

Life in Kumasi, 2nd largest city in Ghana

laborers using cutlass to mow garden

students walking in the cold mroning at Aburi Garden

Cocoa pod 4 those who dont know

Info on cocoa

Class session on campus

class session on campus: open air cuz it wasnt cool learning drumming and dancing inside

class session

class session

Derek teh amazing drummer lol

class section at the university

class section at the university

picture parade with local Buduburam Refugee Camp artists

picture parade with local Buduburam Refugee Camp artists

Buduburam Refugee camps artist from Liberia (launch of CD PROJECT BY uofa)

Ethno class on a breakie

University of Ghana Campus

University of Ghana Campus

University of Ghana Campus

labadi beach in Accra

jamestown beach

jamestown kids

kids in Jamestown

Ethno class getting to know kids of Jamestown

kids playing at Jmaestown fishing harbor

Women carrying fish at Jamestion fishing harbor

Beachfront beside independence square

The Black star: pride of Ghana

Heather trying fufu

More traditional symbols in Ghana


W.E.B Dubois (Pan Africanist)

Adinkra symbol stools in Ghana

Gye Nyame symbol

Sankofa symbol

University Residence at the University of Ghana

Ethnomusicology class on lunchbreak

School kids at Bamaya Youth Club in Tamale, Northern Ghana

Aerial view of Kejetia Market in Kumasi (Second largest city)

Ethno Class of 2009 at Aburi Gardens

Kathy Playing xylophone

Ellis playin xylophone

Ethnomusicology girls at UofG

Picture of 1st President of Ghana: Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah

beachfront at kokrobite

Having local recipe at a chopbar in Osu, Ghana

Suburb of Legon, Accra

Students watching aerial view of Jamestown beach

Canoes at Kokrobite beach

Kokrobite beach

Kokrobite beach

Local recipe in Ghana called 'Jollof Rice'

Local Beach at Big Millys in Kokrobite, Accra, Ghana

Buduburam Refugee Camp

Our Professor presenting a music info to local Buduburam Artists

Aerial View of Bududburam

School of African Studies at the University of Legon,Accra, Ghana

Taxi driver in Ghana

Conference room where we had our classes