Everyday Islam in Kumasi: Devout Lay Men and Women in Daily Life

by Gracia Clark

Ahmed Abubakar Ali

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Respect and Help Each Other (00:08:40 - 00:09:45)
Makaranta School (00:03:40 - 00:04:36)
Honesty in Trade (00:05:03 - 00:06:40)
Creator: Ali, Ahmed Abubakar
Clark, Gracia
Biography: He was born in the Zongo; his father and grandfather were Zongo chiefs, Hausas. He is selling cell phones with his younger brother who lives in Germany and brings the phones. They ran a taxi at first, but too much tension. his parents made sure he grew up as a good Muslim, starting with makaranta in his house.
Description: "I'm a real Zongo man."
Date: August 21, 2009
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Format: Video/mp4
Language: English
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Gracia Clark; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Contributor: Gracia Clark
Digitizer: MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences