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Africa wolof

  2. 2. CONTINENT: AFRICA CULTURE: WOLOF -They live in north-western Africa. A person from Senegal is called Senegalese. - The capital of Senegal is Dakar -LANGUAGE. They speak French and Wolof. Flag Emblem
  3. 3. CONTINENT: AFRICA FOOD. (typical dishes and drinks). The national dish is called tieboudienne (fish, rice and vegetables). They also like yassa (fish and rice), couscous and chicken, cockles, mafe (meat and rice), attaya (Senegalese tea), bissap (drink) and nuts. Couscous and chicken Cockles Attaya (Senegalese tea)Tieboudienne Bissap Mafe
  4. 4. CONTINENT: AFRICA ANIMALS; Some of them are: the Aardvark, the hyrax, African bush elephant and lion. Others: buffalo, giraffe, monkey, hippo, panther, crocodile, different types of snakes,… Aardvark Hyrax African bush elephant lion Buffalo
  5. 5. CONTINENT: AFRICA PLANTS. The heart of the country is dominated by dry savannas, acacias and the baobab, which is characteristic for West Africa. The baobab is the national tree of Senegal. It belongs to the family of adansonia trees. Others: coconut tree, palm tree, bush. Dry savanna Baobab tree Acacia
  6. 6. CONTINENT: AFRICA HOUSE. The case. It is made of straw and clay. Straw Clay
  7. 7. CONTINENT: AFRICA FAMILY. In rural areas, parents often arrange marriages for their children. A young man may want a young woman, but his father decides whether she is suitable. A go-between often is appointed to investigate the woman's family background. If the father finds the family satisfactory, he sends the go-between to deliver kola nuts to the woman's parents. The parents accept the kola nuts if they approve of the young man. Some muslims are polygamous (men who have several wives).
  8. 8. CONTINENT: AFRICA CLOTHES. Kaftan, it is a colorful dress that men and women can wear.
  9. 9. CONTINENT: AFRICA GREETINGS. Bonjour (French), Na nga def (wolof), Teranga = welcome. SPORTS. Athletics, swimming, rugby ...
  10. 10. CONTINENT: AFRICA WEATHER. It’s hot, sunny and rainy. Senegal’s climate is pleasantly tropical with year round average temperatures between 26° and 30° C, uninterrupted sunshine from November to May and a short rainy season between the months of June and October, when sudden but spectacular rainstorms can punctuate the hot sun.
  11. 11. CONTINENT: AFRICA CURRENCY. CFA Franc. Bill Coins
  12. 12. CONTINENT: AFRICA JOBS. Farmers, artists (paintings, sculptures, carving, masks), fishers, teachers. Farmer Artist Teacher Fisher
  13. 13. CONTINENT: AFRICA MONUMENTS. The Monument to African Renaissance. GEOGRAPHY. The longest river is Senegal river (1.600 km). Others: Gambia river and Niokolo Koba national park.
  14. 14. CONTINENT: AFRICA FAMOUS PEOPLE. Youssou Ndour (singer), Patrice Evra (football player), Abdou Diouf (politician). Youssou Ndour Patrice Evra Abdou Diouf
  15. 15. CONTINENT: AFRICA MEANS OF TRANSPORT. Boat (rivers), train, minibus and taxi.
  16. 16. CONTINENT: AFRICA RELIGION. They are Sufi Muslims. The Islam of the Wolof is very tolerant and puts an emphasis on meditation and spirituality. MUSIC. "Pincez tous vos koras, frappez les balafons" is the National Anthem of Senegal. The kora (a type of harp) and balafon (wooden xylophone) are Senegalese musical instruments. Mbalax is the popular dance music of Senegal.
  17. 17. CONTINENT: AFRICA CURIOSITIES. • Goree and the "Slave House" exist as powerful symbols of the slave trade and that alone makes it a place of curiosity and history. • 13 million people live in Senegal. • Late March and early April: The Lamb Party (Laid Al Kebir). •April: In Manidan, region of Kédougoo. Musicians wearing masks make men dance and women can’t Watch. • Most people in Senegal are muslim (92%). Other religions: Indigenous beliefs and (6%).Christian (2%). • Besides the Wolof, there are other ethnic groups: Serer (dark black skin who work in agriculture), Sarakol (from Ghana. They are independent and travelers of warrior tradition), Basaris (they are very familiar and build the house roof with reed) or Peul (nomad sheperds).
  18. 18. CONTINENT: AFRICA Typical song: Aayóo nenne (pista 9) Aayóo nenne! Aayóo nenne! (bis) A rorró mi bebé Ku may bindal téere ¿Quién va a hacerme un talisman? Yóbbul ma ko Saalum? ¿Y llevármelo a Saloum? Saalum, ñaarí néeg la En Saloum hay dos cuartos Ñetteel ba di waañ wa. La tercera habitación es la cocina Aayóo nenne! (bis) A rorró mi bebé Nenne tuutí Pequeño bebé