Mali, Africa Assn 3 Slidecast

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Mali, Africa Assn 3 Slidecast

  1. 1. Learning about Mali, Africa<br />By: Lequanda Isom <br />
  2. 2. MALI, AFRICA <br />
  3. 3. Mali is the seventh largest country in Africa. Mali’s size and location makes it extremely diverse culturally and geographically.<br />
  4. 4. Bamako on the Niger River <br />Bamako is the capital and the largest city of Mail, Africa. (1,809,106 est. pop. 2009)<br />View of Bamako<br />
  5. 5. President of Mali, Africa<br />Mali President AmadouToumaniTouré<br />Malian President AmadouToumaniTouré with former U.S. President George W. Bush.<br />
  6. 6. The Great Mosque <br />Granaries, part of Dogon family compounds, Sanga region, Mali.<br />The rural Mosque, Bougouni village, Mali<br />
  7. 7. Market along the Niger River banks<br />Mali’s population was an estimated 13million in 2009.<br />
  8. 8. 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. <br />
  9. 9. Music and masquerades serve important spiritual purposes in Mali, from celebrations to funerals, secular to rituals, as well as bring the community together. <br />
  10. 10. Mali is one of the poorest countries in the world. Mali’s key industry is agriculture. Cotton is the largest export. <br />
  11. 11. THE END<br />

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