Public Face of Islam in Kumasi

By Gracia Clark

Hardworking People Slideshow

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Learning Zongo History
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A leading elder explains the photographs in the Mossi chief's reception room.

Courtesy of Carmen Paz (2011)
Young Men
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Young men meet in an informal afternoon discussion group.

Courtesy of Carmen Paz (2009)
Central Market Tailor
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A section of the Central Market is devoted to sewing and embroidery of typical Muslim styles for men and women, by men tailors.This young tailor makes men's and women's embroidered outfits, but wears denims himself.

Courtesy of Carmen Paz (2009)

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Learning Zongo History
Learning Zongo History (2011)
Courtesy of Carmen Paz

Young Men
Young Men (2009)
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Central Market Tailor
Central Market Tailor (2009)
Courtesy of Carmen Paz


Related Essay
Creator: Clark, Gracia
Description: Muslims should be honest and hardworking, whatever their occupations.
Date Range: 2010-2019
Location: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Gracia Clark; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University

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