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Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls - Talk by Abena Dove Osseo-Asare, "The Search for Grains of Paradise"

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    1. 1. Abena Osseo-Asare, PhD Assistant Professor of History University of California, Berkeley The Search for Grains of Paradise
    2. 2. U.S.A. Ghana
    3. 3. Fam Wisa (Aframomum melegueta)
    4. 4. 6 centuries ago… 21st 20 th 19 th 18 th 17 th 16 th 15 th 1440 1937
    5. 9. ‘ Market of Cabo Corsso,” From Pieter de Marees, Description and Historical Account of the Gold Kingdom of Guinea (1602)
    6. 10. From Pieter de Marees, Description and Historical Account of the Gold Kingdom of Guinea (1602)
    7. 13. Study Traditional Medicine: <ul><li>Pick a plant or spice </li></ul><ul><li>Ask people in your family about it </li></ul><ul><li>Ask your teachers about it </li></ul><ul><li>Look for information in the library </li></ul><ul><li>Look for information on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Share what you learn </li></ul>

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