Public Face of Islam in Kumasi

By Gracia Clark

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Senior Midwife
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As a midwife in a rural district, she sometimes bringing women with labor difficulties to hospital on the back of her motorcycle.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark (2016)
School Principal
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This man runs a government-certified Islamic public school that includes primary, junior and senior secondary classes.

Courtesy of Carmen Paz (2011)
Woman Teacher
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Teacher addressing a coed senior class in an Islamic public school.

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Malam and his Brother
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This teacher from a local mosque came with his brother to instruct us in the principles of Islam.

Courtesy of Carmen Paz (2009)
Elder Settling Dispute
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Learned elders can spend much of their time hearing disputes between local residents, who bring them to be decided according to Muslim principles.

Courtesy of Carmen Paz (2011)

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Senior Midwife
Senior Midwife (2016)
Courtesy of Gracia Clark

School Principal
School Principal (2011)
Courtesy of Carmen Paz

Woman Teacher
Woman Teacher (2011)
Courtesy of Carmen Paz

Malam and his Brother
Malam and his Brother (2009)
Courtesy of Carmen Paz

Elder Settling Dispute
Elder Settling Dispute (2011)
Courtesy of Carmen Paz


Related Essay
Creator: Paz, Carmen
Clark, Gracia
Description: Gracia will write one.
Date: 2011
Date Range: 2010-2019
Location: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Carmen Paz; Gracia Clark; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: Carmen Paz

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