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Kente Cloth

Further Information

Publications
Heart of West Africa: textiles and global issues, a practical and educational art and citizenship resource by Nicci Wilson, Global Education Derby, 2001
An excellent resource, with information and activities on Kente and other Ghanaian cloths.

Ghana by Rachel Naylor, Oxfam (UK), 2000
A clear profile of life in Ghana, with lots of photographs and short case studies.

Exhibition
Sankofa Exhibition. Available from Development Education in Dorset (DEED), Kingsleigh School, Hadow Road, Bournemouth BH10 5HS. Tel: 01202 532484, e-mail deed@pop.qn.apc.org

Websites
www.ghana.co.uk/history/fashion/kente.htm
Kente information

www.risc.org.uk
The Thames Valley Development Education Centre, which has information, resources and artefacts from around the world, including Kente cloths and strips to loan

www.adec.nildram.co.uk
The Aylesbury Development Education Centre, which has information, resources and artefacts from Ghana

www.ashanti.com.au/obroni.htm
Good information about the history of the Golden Stool




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