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  1. 1. Mali The People of Mali Today
  2. 2. Presented by: <ul><li>Debra Wines </li></ul><ul><li>Second Grade Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>McNair Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>2499 Thomas Jefferson Drive </li></ul><ul><li>Herndon, Va. 20171 </li></ul><ul><li>(703) 793-4800 </li></ul>
  3. 3. The President of Mali and His Ambassador <ul><li>The ambassador of Mali speaks at the opening ceremony. </li></ul><ul><li>He gets ready to introduce the President of Mali. </li></ul><ul><li>The President thanks the Washingtonians for coming to the festival to learn more about his country. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Blacksmith <ul><li>The blacksmith’s job is to make materials to be sold in the marketplace. </li></ul><ul><li>They create items made from iron and other precious metals. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Hair Weaver <ul><li>The hair weaver makes hairpieces for women, and men. </li></ul><ul><li>They also create beautiful hairstyles for women for special ceremonies. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Musicians Musicians play for the people.
  7. 7. Timbuktu Dancers <ul><li>The dancers share their music and dancing for people at the festival. </li></ul><ul><li>The music is lively. </li></ul><ul><li>The dancers show us their steps. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Purse Maker <ul><li>The purse maker shows us some of her decorative purses. </li></ul><ul><li>They are beautiful and delicate. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Mali Hut and Shelter <ul><li>There are different styles of shelters that Malians use. </li></ul><ul><li>The one hut is enclosed to store different items such as beds and food. </li></ul><ul><li>The other type of shelter is to create shade. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Griot <ul><li>The griot tells the history, as well as the ancient traditions of dance and performing arts. </li></ul><ul><li>Griot comes from the French term “keeper of memories.” </li></ul><ul><li>They were employed by villages, kings or clans. </li></ul><ul><li>They orally recounted the lineage of a given village or family, which can take many hours. </li></ul><ul><li>The Griots still practice their craft today, but it has a tendency to remain in specific families </li></ul>
  11. 11. Jewelers <ul><li>The jewelers make beautiful pieces of jewelry using beads, and metals and other materials to create necklaces, rings, and bracelets. </li></ul><ul><li>It takes a great deal of time to make one piece of jewelry. </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Story Plate <ul><li>The story plate shows how the people of ancient Mali shared stories with the next generation. </li></ul><ul><li>The symbols represent different parts of the story. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Woodcarving <ul><li>Woodcarving is another way for some of the people of Mali to make their living. </li></ul><ul><li>They can sell their wares in the local market. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Workers from Mali <ul><li>There are many jobs people of Mali perform. </li></ul><ul><li>These are some of the workers resting during the high heat of the day. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Conclusion <ul><li>This was a wonderful experience getting to know some of the people of Mali. </li></ul><ul><li>The folk-life festival was a unique way to find out how the people of today’s Mali enjoy and celebrate life. </li></ul>