Public Face of Islam in Kumasi

By Gracia Clark

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Proud Grandfather
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A grandfather brings his grandsons to pray at Eid Al-Fitr

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Three Matching Outfits
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Like many, these three brothers got new matching outfits for Ramadan

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Dad and Kids En Route
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Very cool Dad with three matching kids in matching festival attire.

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The Blue Horse
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This father carries his son in front like nobles in the parade did on their horses

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Families Gathering
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All ages of women sit together at prayer; each family brings its own large mats.

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Conservative Women
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Conservative women and girls at a conservative prayer celebration for Eid Al-Fitr.

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Proud Father and Sons
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A taxi driver with his two sons ready for Eid Al-Fitr prayer.

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Brothers and Sisters
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Brothers and sisters in dramatic kohl eye makeup, Arab style.

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Boys in Headsresses
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Three boys in gleaming white, wearing variations on Arab headdresses.

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Preschool High Style
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Every variety of high style is represented here.

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All Boys Together
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Boys at a conservative Eid wearing a wide range of outfits.

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Brothers and Friend
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Two brothers find a good spot for viewing the parade.

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Tots in Suits
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Western formal dress also appears acceptable at an Eid prayer.

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Men Gather for Prayer
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Men gathering for prayer at an Eid observance after Ramadan.

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Preschool High Style
Preschool High Style (2011)
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All Boys Together
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Brothers and Friend
Brothers and Friend (2011)
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Tots in Suits
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Related Essay
Creator: Paz, Carmen
Clark, Gracia
Description: The whole family gathers with delicious food, gifts and new clothes.
Date: August 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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