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<p>A Black History Month Presentation Culture and Cuisine of West Africa </p> <p>A Black History Month Presentation Culture and Cuisine of West Africa </p> <p>Map</p> <p>Cultural OverviewFamily, Food, Clothing, Music, Art, ReligionFamily-Very Family Oriented Food Cooked with Lots of Spices Clothing- African Attire Especially during Special Events Music Drums, guitar, Art -Wood Carvings, Brass Art, Clay, Fiber Dominant Religion- Christian and Muslim</p> <p> Family Pictures- Usually Wear Same Outfit</p> <p>FOOD- HISTORYArab Influence brought spices- cinnamon,Explorers brought peanuts from South AmericaSome Staples like corn and cassava brought in from BrazilEuropean ships brought in Chili pepper and Tomatoes</p> <p>Eating Habits.Heavy on starchy foods usually tubers which are bland and prepared in a variety of ways.Lots of vegetables in their diets.Meat is bought daily for family consumptionThey prefer fresh meat or smoked meat/fishSauces are prepared with lots of herbs and spices.Palm oil preferred cooking oilOpen fire cooking is believed to produce tastier dishes.They elderly are served before the rest of the household.</p> <p>These are staples Tubers. They are usually Paired with a Sauce at meal Time.</p> <p>Similarities and History with African CookingBlack eye peas and okra brought by slaves from West Africa</p> <p>Cajun or creole cooking has tomatoes, onionsand peppers as bases for their sauces very similar to west African sauces. A very unique flavor in their Sauces-Smoked Fish</p> <p>Food- Sample Buffet Table. Always Over estimate for your guest because it is a sign you are well prepared and there is always a take home pack by guests.</p> <p> FashionsContemporary African Clothing</p> <p>Traditional African ClothingNW Province- Cameroon</p> <p>Dyeing Fabrics with Natural products African Traditional clothing s are usually hand made and dyed with natural products.Watch the dyeing of these fabric s from Start to Finish.</p> <p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pG1zd3b7q34</p> <p>Hand Made JewelryAfricans love to make their own that go very well with their traditional outfits</p> <p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icDiE_Xjpxs</p> <p>Customs and CultureCola nut significant in verbal agreements</p> <p>Palm wine also significant in verbal agreement and family rituals</p> <p>Water used in liberation and is usually the first thing offered to a guest.Their Voices, their Stories .How much do you know about West Africans </p> <p>Take a listen and watch this video.</p> <p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfJn8HCKO8g</p> <p>Music, Drums</p> <p>Musical Instruments- Piano</p> <p>Talking Drums</p> <p>Arts and Crafts From West Africa</p> <p>A hand Made Chair</p> <p>Leather at its Finest</p> <p>Arts of West Africa</p> <p>MusicWatch Video</p> <p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paDINb3RkswThank youContacts:www.patienceawazi.com</p> <p>https://www.facebook.com/AfricaAtlanticcuisineshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/myahrnwww.theiwaa.com</p>