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Mentoring Children at the International Refugee School, and Journalist with Yegoo Magazine
Working at a refugee center, helping a group of seven seventh graders narrate the traumas of their pasts, then compiling the finished pieces and publishing them in a local magazine entitled “Yegoo”.
Maangiy Goorgoorlu ak Garaab yi: A Woodworker's Perspective on the Multi-Faceted Art of Dakar
For my Integrative Cultural Research Project, I apprenticed a local woodcarver in Dakar and performed a research-based critique of the various depictions of art found throughout the city. I was able to complete my own ...
Learning to Make Jewelry with the Sow Family in the Artisans' Village
For my ICRP, I apprenticed for four months in a traditional Senegalese jewelry shop located in the main artisans' village in Dakar, Senegal.
The Art of Cooking: a Culinary Medium of Senegal
Food, cooking, and eating are a major part of daily Senegalese life. Exploring this culinary medium as my ICRP involved learning about their buying practices, the cookware, the history of various dietary staples.
Talking About Sex in Senegal
An exploration of the cultural and societal influences on communication about sexual and reproductive health in Senegal.