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    Mali, Africa Assn 3 Slidecast Mali, Africa Assn 3 Slidecast Presentation Transcript

    • Learning about Mali, Africa
      By: Lequanda Isom
    • MALI, AFRICA
    • Mali is the seventh largest country in Africa. Mali’s size and location makes it extremely diverse culturally and geographically.
    • Bamako on the Niger River
      Bamako is the capital and the largest city of Mail, Africa. (1,809,106 est. pop. 2009)
      View of Bamako
    • President of Mali, Africa
      Mali President AmadouToumaniTouré
      Malian President AmadouToumaniTouré with former U.S. President George W. Bush.
    • The Great Mosque
      Granaries, part of Dogon family compounds, Sanga region, Mali.
      The rural Mosque, Bougouni village, Mali
    • Market along the Niger River banks
      Mali’s population was an estimated 13million in 2009.
    • Mali is renown for its arts and crafts including pottery, Dogon wood sculptures, Taureg leatherwork, basketry, and textiles. Many works of art, such as Dogon wall paintings, represent complex mythologies.
    • Music and masquerades serve important spiritual purposes in Mali, from celebrations to funerals, secular to rituals, as well as bring the community together.
    • Mali is one of the poorest countries in the world. Mali’s key industry is agriculture. Cotton is the largest export.
    • THE END