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An image of the activity Queen of the Kuba Kingdom Coloring Page

Queen of the Kuba Kingdom Coloring Page

Color in this mask of Ngaady a Mwaash. She was the first queen of the Kuba (in Democratic Republic of Congo). The lines under her eyes are tears of the joy and pain she feels from the responsibilities of being queen.

An image of the activity Chief from Kingdom of Benin Coloring Page

Chief from Kingdom of Benin Coloring Page

Color in this image of a chief from the Benin Kingdom standing with four merchants from Portugal. Chiefs wore red necklaces made of coral to show their wealth and power.

An image of the activity Make and Play: Mancala

Make and Play: Mancala

Mancala is an ancient game from Africa. Originally played by digging shallow holes in the ground, today it is played around the world using wooden boards.

An image of the activity Adinkra Stamps

Adinkra Stamps

Learn about Adinkra symbols, ideographic writing used by the Akan people in Ghana. Create a homemade stamp inspired by the meaning and beauty of these symbols.

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Design a Kanga

Kangas are East African traditional garments with bold borders and colorful interior designs containing messages written in Swahili. Design and illustrate your own kanga and personal message in your language.