Western Africa: Before the Boats

Saturday Jan 12, 2013 - Sunday Mar 30, 2014
African American Museum of Iowa
55 12th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids
blackiowa.org
gstevens@blackiowa.org


Event Phone: 319.862.2101

Learn what it was like to live in an African community surrounded by humid tropical rainforests and vast grasslands of savanna. Experience villages crowded with the sounds of African drums, shekeres, and singing. Visit a bustling African market to trade for salt, cloth, gold and ivory. Discover what foods and art were a part of everyday life in Africa.

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