Presentation on theme: "Beginning with Senegal Myth of Africa. Súnúgal."— Presentation transcript:
Beginning with Senegal Myth of Africa
Common Stupid Questions & Assumptions Your parents must be in the military if you’ve traveled outside the United States. If you’re a tall male you must basketball players? What!?! You’ve never been arrested? Are you a rapper ? All Black teenagers have children. You’re pretty, are you mixed? Don’t you live in the projects?
Awful things said about Africa Africans live in trees. Do people in Africa wear clothes? Are lions roaming free in the streets? Everyone has HIV/AIDS in Africa. All of these are stupid, rude, and highly offensive.
Let’s erase these ideas by educating ourselves about Senegal.
The purpose of this presentation Show Senegal location A Give you a different picture Share pictures with you of everyday life Jewelry Senegalese Clothes Show you some famous places
By the end of the presentation, you should know: 1. The number of countries in Africa 2. The capital of Senegal 3. The color of the Senegalese flag 4. A national dish 5. The Senegalese handshake 6. How to greet in Woolof
Facts about Senegal Dakar is the capital. National dish is Ceebe Jin. National sports are football and Senegalese wrestling
Facts about Senegal The national languages are Woolof, Arabic, and French. Dakar is the fashion capital of West Africa. 98% of the population are Muslim.
Senegalese Culture Remove your shoes at someone’s house. Always acknowledge and respect the eldest person in company. Women are protected and educated.
Senegalese Culture Senegalese ceremonies Children go to Qur'an and regular schools. Men are allowed to have as many wives they can afford.
A Mosque: A mosque is like a church where Muslims go worship.
Dekh Rebha aka “ The Pink Lake ”
School Trip to Goree Island
The Last Slave House -Goree Island
Goree Island Museum
The Door of No Return -Goree Island
The Balboa Tree
Apartments in Senegal
Homes in Senegal
Inside a friend’s house
Visuals Senegalese dresses Waist beads & Gold CFA (paper money & coins) Artwork-the bus and fishing boat
Question & Answer Session
Want to know more. Send an to Ms. Audrey Gardner