gold earrings. Mali. Land of Gold & Griots. A griot of today. mudcloth. Prepared by. Carol Almarez Elementary Instructional Technology Alleghany County Public Schools 2005. Sundiata: The Lion King. Prince of the Mandinka people, who were conquered by cruel Susu
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Land of Gold & Griots
A griot of today
Elementary Instructional Technology
Alleghany County Public Schools
MiniFact: Mansa means Emperor or King
the wealth of Mali
This is the mosque at Djenne in Mali. It’s built of mud! Click for a movie
lines are trade
Mali to other
ShellsWhat else did they trade?
Camels, the ships of the desert, traveled in caravans bringing to Mali:
MiniFact: This was before Columbus even sailed to the New World!
The man is holding a slab of salt mined recently near Timbuktu
MiniFact: The picture behind these words is also a slab of SALT!
19th century traders in Timbuktu
This is a 19th century griot of Mali with his instrument