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Workshop for Children: African Culture

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Music
Dance
Place:
Africa
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1970
Circa 1970
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Summary:
Man leads children in a discussion about cities in West Africa and African culture, including African dance and African drumming. Children participate in a dance and singing lessons. Man also explains how the African talking drum is constructed and how the Yoruba language was reproduced using the talking drum, and shows an example of the Kente cloth of the Ashanti in Ghana. African drumming in the background throughout recording.
Workshop, including music and dance. Part of ACM Education Department Programs Audiovisual Records 1967-2008. Transcribed from physical asset: Percir Borde. Undated.
Cite as:
Workshop for Children: African Culture, Record Group 09-007.7, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African culture
Music
Dance
Talking drum
Yoruba (African people)
Ashanti (African people)
Local number:
ACMA AV003488-1
ACMA AV003488-2
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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