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Ghana

Everyday Islam in Kumasi

Everyday Islam in Kumasi

A growing collection of video interviews with Muslim men and women who live and work in Kumasi, Ghana
Northern Factors in Asante History

Northern Factors in Asante History

This gallery examines the northern factor in Asante history and the importance of Islam and trade on this history. The focus is on 18th and 19th century Asante relations with Salaga, Kintampo, Mampong, and Kumasi. The collection includes 18 audio interviews, 13 photographs, and 4 brief essays that explicate this history
Transformations in Islamic Education in Ghana

Transformations in Islamic Education in Ghana

This collection of 56 images and 16 interviews explores both contemporary and historical Muslim responses to secular education in Ghana.

Senegal

Ajami in the Senegambia

Ajami in the Senegambia

Over 20 handwritten ajami manuscripts produced and recited by West African scholars. The texts (Arabic scripts of African languages) contain insightful discussions on mutual understanding between people of different faiths and ethnic backgrounds in Senegambia.
The Qadiri Community of Buh Kunta

The Qadiri Community of Buh Kunta

This gallery focuses on the Buh Kunta branch of the Qadiriya sufi order. It makes available audio interviews with the Khalif, members of the Kunta family, and followers in Wolof and French; photos; documents, and newspaper articles. Interviews in Wolof are accompanied by French translations. Short essays in English and French outline the history and contemporary dynamics of this religious community.
Saint-Louis: Religious Pluralism in the Heart of Senegal

Saint-Louis: Religious Pluralism in the Heart of Senegal

Documents, maps, images and audio interviews dealing with the interactions of Saint Louis's French Catholic communities, Muslim majority, the French administration, and Freemasons in the late 19th and 20th centuries