Public Face of Islam in Kumasi

By Gracia Clark

Carriers Slideshow

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Unloading Bales
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General stereotypes assume all these load carriers are from the North.

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Head Carrier
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Women also make their living carrying heavy loads on their heads.

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Collecting Bale Straps
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A retired bale carrier now collects the discarded strapping for resale.

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Unloading Bales
Unloading Bales (2012)
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Head Carrier
Head Carrier (2011)
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Collecting Bale Straps
Collecting Bale Straps (2012)
Courtesy of Carmen Paz


Related Essay
Creator: Paz, Carmen
Clark, Gracia
Description: Gracia will write a description.
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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