The DuSable Museum of African American History

Celebrate Dances of West Africa

Najwa Dance Corp

Dramatic expressions of dance live drumming, and song demonstrates the different ways ethnic groups celebrate special occasions through dance. Included are traditional dances of welcome, birth, marriage, and initiation from the Jolla, Tague Mandingo, and Wolof people of Liberia, Guinea, and the Sene-Gambia region of West Africa.