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GHANA ROCKS: A REGIONAL GUIDE TO GHANAIAN CRAFTS

Tour guide through the arts of all 10 of Ghana's regions, is Ellie "Aba" Schimelman. Ellie first travelled to Ghana in 1978, fell in love with the country and its culture, and has been taking people on crafts and culturally centered tours of Ghana ever since. She established a cultural exchange center in Ghana, called Cross Cultural Collaborative, and directs its various workshops and programs for artists and travelers.

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NOTES ON LESOTHO -- AN OVERLOOKED AFRICAN COUNTRY

Lesotho, a small mountainous country surrounded by South Africa, is home to some talented artisans. Siiri Morley lived in Lesotho for 3 years as a Peace Corps volunteer, where she worked with women weaving businesses helping with product development and marketing. She writes here of her experience, of the country, its people and its artisinal production.

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