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What is a Courtyard Pounding?

Learn what this community event for women in Ghana’s North East Region is all about.

Recommended Reading: Harmattan

Looking to learn more about Northern Ghana? We highly recommend Kofi Akpabli’s book

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  • January 18, 2019

2018 Nalerigu Damba Festival Video

Watch video clips from annual Damba Festival events at the chief’s palace in Nalerigu.

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  • November 23, 2018

Hear Some Traditional Mampruli Folk Songs

Mr. Zɔkri of Nalerigu plays some traditional hunters’ songs on his father’s old two-stringed-banjo.

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  • October 4, 2018

Watch the 2018 Fire Festival

Scenes from the annual festival in Nalerigu, Ghana

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  • September 20, 2018

What is Harmattan?

See before & after footage of how the harmattan winds from the Sahara Desert in Africa can alter a landscape.