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African Dance with Ssasi

Students will learn a traditional African dance to a recorded drum piece from West Africa.

Grade Suitability:

All

Maximum Class Size:

Class size

Time Required:

1 hour class time (or whatever length of time is allowed per class)

Language of Instruction:

Ssasi speaks French but can work with the students in English.

Communities:

All

“Ssasi” Mahamadou Sangaré

I am from Mali, West Africa.  I am a singer/composer, play the bamboo flute, djembe drum and some guitar.  I know several traditional dances from Mali, Africa.  I create fabric art known as bogolan, or mud cloth.  This works well for either wall hangings or t-shirts.

Contact: 867-334-5960 (French) 867-335-1787 (English)

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