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Teacher Workshops

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:

The British Museum: West Africa

“Living Memory: Six Sketches of Mali Today,” (2003) dir. Susan Vogel. DVD

‘Exploring’ Africa online curriculum

Library of Congress Desert Libraries of Timbuktu


Wisniewski, David, Sundiata: Lion King of Mali (Clarion)

Kouyaté, Dani, dir. “Keita! Heritage of the Griot,” DVD.

Clarke, Christa, The Art of Africa,

Newark Museum for educators, school & teacher pages:

Nubia Kai, “The Oral Historiography of the Mali Empire” (2015) video 59 mins.

Young people

“Jeunes maliens publient la vérité sur la guerre au Mali”

“Vidéo officiel: Les 21 Jeunes les plus Influents du Mali en 2016 Par K1walé People Magazine”

“21 jeunes les plus influents du MALI en 2015,”


Ali Farka Touré musician/singer blues:

Ali Farka Touré “The River” full album:

“Putumayo Presents: Mali to Memphis: An African-American Odyssey,” various artists

Salif Keita;

Rokia Traoré @ The Festival les Suds at Arles (2013) 1hr. 40 mins.

Aminata Kamissoko “Sakokè” 5 mins.

“Ambiance du wassoulou” various women artists 1hr

Timbuctoo, NJ

“Timbuctoo, NJ”

Gail Astle, “Memorial Day Eulogy May 25th, 2008 at Timbuctoo Cemetery in Westampton Township, New Jersey “A Brief History of Timbuctoo,”

Underground Railroad

NJ Underground Railroad

“Steal Away, Steal Away: A Guide to the Underground Railroad in New Jersey”

Sam Sanders “The Secret Town Fed by the Underground Railroad”

Timbuctoo, NY

“John Brown and Timbuktu: An Educator Resource Guide”

“Adirondack History: Timbuctoo”

John Brown Lives!

“Dreaming of Timbuctoo education program

John Brown and Timbuctoo Educator Resources

Christian, Nichole, “North Elba Journal; Recalling Timbuctoo, A Slice of Black History,”

“Dreaming of Timbuctoo” Middle School page

Videoconference France/Senegal

“écoliers visioconférence” 2:25

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