The Sahel

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By: dgurewitz (142 month(s) ago)

Carlton, Nice little introduction to the Sahel, but you are using one of my photos--image #12--without permission and without attribution. I would appreciate a credit for my image--and a link to my website if possible.

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Africa: The Sahel : 

Africa: The Sahel

Where is the Sahel? : 

Where is the Sahel? South of the Sahara Desert Separates the desert from the tropical lands Belt across all of Africa

Countries in the Sahel: : 

Countries in the Sahel: 1. Guinea-Bissau 2. Senegal 3. Gambia 4. Mauritania 5. Mali 6. Burkina Faso 7. Niger 8. Chad 9. Sudan

About the Sahel: : 

About the Sahel: Originated from Arabs searching for gold and Europeans finding slaves The cultures mixed and formed THE SAHEL SAHEL means “shore” in Arabic

1970 Drought: : 

1970 Drought: Killed 200,000 people The boundaries of the Sahel altered drastically after the drought

The Fulani: : 

The Fulani: 13 million people speak Fulfade in the world Predominantly Muslim Fulfade comes from Niger-Congo African language hello – no ngoolu daa goodbye –ñalleeen e jamm

The Dogon: : 

The Dogon: Practice “Dogon” religion Worship God Amma 15 different languages hello – po good-bye – yemeh ehso

Traditions of the Sahel: : 

Traditions of the Sahel: Kanga Mask Spirit Ladder Sahel Jewelry Granary Door The Gourd

Animals of the Sahel: : 

Animals of the Sahel: Zebu Giraffe Warthog Senegal Gerbil Elephant

Vegetation in the Sahel: : 

Vegetation in the Sahel: Mostly fertile grassland, bushland, dry, and Savanna woodland

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