• Sande society dancers, Tuiyor, Fiama Chiefdom, Kono District
  • Mural depicting Manga Sewa, Falaba, Solimana Chiefdom, Koinadugu District
  • Ruins of the 'slave fort' on Bunce Island in the Sierra Leone River
  • Ndoli jowei and elders, Moyambawo, Kori Chiefdom, Moyamba District
  • Plantain Island, site of slave barracoons associated with John Newton, author of 'Amazing Grace'
  • Members of the Firestone community, Mountain Cut, Freetown
  • Mathoma masquerade, National Dance Troupe of Sierra Leone
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Mende praise song


CVO:243
Cootje Van Oven Collection

Ethnomusicological sound recording made by Cootje van Oven. Mende praise song for Chief Kaikai, giving him full respect. The musicians and instruments can be seen ...[more]

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