Traditional African American Arts and Activities by Sonya Kimble-Ellis
  

Synopsis

Traditional African American Arts and Activities by Sonya Kimble-Ellis

African Americans throughout our country's history have developed a rich heritage of arts and activities. Now you can discover and enjoy many of these traditions, from celebrating Juneteenth to making African masks to creating unique quilts, right in your own home. TRADITIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS AND ACTIVITIES shows you how to do traditional tie-dyeing, how to make and play your own talking drum, and how to join with friends to create your own folktale. You'll learn all about the history and development of jazz, blues, and rap music, and you'll find out how to play fun games like mancala, muraburaba, chigoro danda, and more. With fun projects and easy-to-follow directions, this captivating learn-and-do guide explores the treasured stories and customs of the earliest African Americans and of their descendants today.

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ACA...this captivating learn-and-do guide explores the treasured stories and customs of the earliest African-Americans and of their descendants todayACA... (Right On!, December 2002)

About the Author

SONYA KIMBLE-ELLIS is a freelance writer who has written for both young people and adults in such magazines as Black Enterprise, Tiger Beat, and Spice! She is also the author of Math Puzzlers for children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Sonya Kimble-Ellis
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Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publication date

4th February 2002

ISBN

9780471410461


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