Public Face of Islam in Kumasi

By Gracia Clark

Traders

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A Spare Parts Dealer

A Spare Parts Dealer

Date: August 26, 2009
Format: Video/mp4
"We should take more business, but the money is small. That is why we cannot do what we would like to do."

Hajia Habiba (1)

Hajia Habiba (1)

Date: 2011
Format: Image/jpeg
Hajia Habiba in her truck parts shop

Hajia Habiba (2)

Hajia Habiba (2)

Date: 2011
Format: Image/jpeg
Hajia Habiba dressed for heavy work

Hajia Habiba (3)

Hajia Habiba (3)

Date: 2011
Format: Image/jpeg
Hajia Habiba visiting a friend

One Women, Three Contexts

One Women, Three Contexts

Format: Image/jpeg
A variety of dress styles Hajia Habiba appropriately wears in public.

Trading in the Street Slideshow
Public space often provides workspace, especially for traders.

Vulcanizer

Vulcanizer

Date: 2014
Format: Video/mp4
Modest craftsmen like this man, who repairs car and truck tires, appear along all the major streets in Kumasi. His main investment is the vulcanizing machine itself, but his reputation for reliable workmanship ensures a steady clientele. Although he and his young son are Muslim work in a predominantly Muslim neighborhood, they look no different from other street sid  Show More

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