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Fulani Gourd AFROPOP WORLDWIDE
http://www.afropop.org/
Groove to the tunes of African pop music, from Madagascar to Senegal. Rap about African gospel music, or read Afropop's interviews with celebrity African musicians.

AFRICAN ART AND RITUALS OF DIVINATION
http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/
oracle/index.html

An unusual exhibit from the Metropolitan Museum of Art on art forms used in traditional African religions.

DANCE DRUMMER
http://www.dancedrummer.com/trad.html
Learn to play West African drums via QuickTime movies or read about the history of these powerful instruments.

MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART
http://www.africanart.org
A dedicated artistic enclave in the heart of New York's Soho, the Museum of African Art offers details on current exhibits, educational programs and a wealth of links and resources on African art.

THE BAOBAB PROJECT
http://web-dubois.fas.harvard.edu/DuBois/baobab/baobab.html
Harvard's Baobab Project is one of the largest academic studies of African art. Pour over an image database of 17,000 images, check out cultural studies on specific ethnic groups or browse through a collection of multimedia case studies.

Photo credit: Marc Ginzberg, "African Forms"
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