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Useful websites

“Teaching Timbuktu” Training Resources for Legacy of Timbuktu Exhibit Cameron Village Regional Library in January 2010 developed by African Studies Center University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: http://africa.unc.edu/outreach/timbuktu/Timbuktu.pdf

The British Museum: West Africa http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/themes/hajj/the_journey/routes/the_african_route/west_africa.aspx

“Living Memory: Six Sketches of Mali Today,” (2003) dir. Susan Vogel. DVD
http://icarusfilms.com/new2003/lmem.html

‘Exploring’ Africa online curriculum http://exploringafrica.matrix.msu.edu/teachers/curriculum/

Library of Congress Desert Libraries of Timbuktu http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/mali/

“Sundiata” http://www.gradesaver.com/sundiata-an-epic-of-old-mali/study-guide/summary

Wisniewski, David, Sundiata: Lion King of Mali (Clarion) https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/469897.Sundiata

Kouyaté, Dani, dir. “Keita! Heritage of the Griot,” DVD.
http://newsreel.org/video/keita-heritage-of-the-griot

Clarke, Christa, The Art of Africa, https://www.amazon.com/Art-Africa-Educators-Metropolitan-Publications/dp/0300123124

Newark Museum for educators, school & teacher pages: http://www.newarkmuseum.org/school-teacher

Nubia Kai, “The Oral Historiography of the Mali Empire” (2015) video 59 mins. http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=7112&loclr=eanw

Young people

“Jeunes maliens publient la vérité sur la guerre au Mali” https://www.facebook.com/JeunesMaliensPublientLaVeriteSurLaGuerreAuMali

“Vidéo officiel: Les 21 Jeunes les plus Influents du Mali en 2016 Par K1walé People Magazine” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yKO4BNc0rI

“21 jeunes les plus influents du MALI en 2015,” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTWjU7p58V0

Music

http://www.afropop.org/27401/afropop-returns-to-mali/

http://www.afropop.org/27604/afropop-returns-to-mali-part-2/

http://www.afropop.org/

Ali Farka Touré musician/singer blues: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Farka_Tour%C3%A9

Ali Farka Touré “The River” full album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qI_h49D1xo8

“Putumayo Presents: Mali to Memphis: An African-American Odyssey,” various artists https://archive.org/details/mbid-b3750de8-73f1-44f6-9c78-dfdcc09baee8

Salif Keita http://www.salifkeita.net/en/; https://www.facebook.com/salifkeitafan/

Rokia Traoré @ The Festival les Suds at Arles (2013) 1hr. 40 mins. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrDL6cOXsvw

Aminata Kamissoko “Sakokè” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elsprAu9iss 5 mins.

“Ambiance du wassoulou” various women artists https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_93yqU13ABA 1hr

Timbuctoo, NJ

“Timbuctoo, NJ” http://www.timbuctoonj.com/

https://www.facebook.com/TimbuctooNJ/

http://www.westampton.com/timbuctoo.html

Gail Astle, “Memorial Day Eulogy May 25th, 2008 at Timbuctoo Cemetery in Westampton Township, New Jersey http://rancocasvillagenj.org/wths_reference/timbuctoo-memorial/ “A Brief History of Timbuctoo,” http://rancocasvillagenj.org/wths_reference/timbuctoo-memorial/timbuctoo-a-brief-history/

Underground Railroad

NJ Underground Railroad http://www.state.nj.us/nj/about/history/underground_railroad.html

“Steal Away, Steal Away: A Guide to the Underground Railroad in New Jersey” https://dspace.njstatelib.org/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10929/24563/h6732002.pdf?sequence=1

Sam Sanders “The Secret Town Fed by the Underground Railroad” http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128754990

Timbuctoo, NY

“John Brown and Timbuktu: An Educator Resource Guide” http://www.albany.edu/history/digital/KrakatJohnBrown/

“Adirondack History: Timbuctoo” http://www.adirondack.net/history/timbuctoo/

John Brown Lives! https://www.facebook.com/johnbrownlives/

“Dreaming of Timbuctoo education program http://www.adkhistorycenter.org/edu/pdf/DreamingofTimbuctoo.pdf

John Brown and Timbuctoo Educator Resources http://www.albany.edu/history/digital/KrakatJohnBrown/educatorresources.html

Christian, Nichole, “North Elba Journal; Recalling Timbuctoo, A Slice of Black History,” http://www.nytimes.com/2002/02/19/nyregion/north-elba-journal-recalling-timbuctoo-a-slice-of-black-history.html

“Dreaming of Timbuctoo” https://tang.skidmore.edu/exhibitions/178-dreaming-of-timbuctoo

http://www.westamptonschools.org/education/school/school.php?sectiondetailid=89 Middle School page

Videoconference France/Senegal

“écoliers visioconférence” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwJj4pI6N-k&feature=youtu.be 2:25

Contact Us

contact us Center for African Studies
Lucy Stone Hall
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8045
Phone: 848.445.6638
Program Coordinator
Email: chika.okoye@rutgers.edu