The Serer People of Senegal

The Serer People of Senegal

We love learning about other cultures, and today’s spotlight is on the Serer people.  Numbering more than 1 million in Senegal, the Serer people are the third largest ...

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Ringing In 2022 Together!

Ringing In 2022 Together!

One of my favorite adages is Swahili saying, “Ubuntu.” It means, "I am, because we are." It’s a sentiment that says we are better and stronger together, and that we ea...

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The Fulani Tribe

The Fulani Tribe

Africa is a continent of beautiful cultures and people. Today, the spotlight is on the Fulani. Also referred to as Fula, Fulbe or Peuls, the Fulani are known as the wo...

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ES x Lulu & Georgia

ES x Lulu & Georgia

One of our favorite African proverbs is, “Until the lion can speak, the story will always glorify the hunter.”  Over the past four years, I’ve told this proverb over a...

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Grassroots

Grassroots

As fiber artists, we talk a lot about our materials,  but we don’t talk a lot about what it takes to get those materials, namely the elephant grass. It’s not as simpl...

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The Karo Tribe of Ethiopia

The Karo Tribe of Ethiopia

To me, one of the most beautiful things about being African is being immersed in differences. Though we share a continent, Africa’s people have so many cultures and tr...

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Amina, The Warrior Queen

Amina, The Warrior Queen

Many African dynasties are ruled by men, but did you know that there are some incredibly awesome, extraordinary and inspiring women who also led their countries and tr...

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A Juneteenth Celebration

A Juneteenth Celebration

It’s already the middle of June. And while in some ways the past 12 months have been the absolute longest in history, in other ways the months have seemed to fly by. N...

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