SCENES OF NAA DAMBA
This is a real account of Naa Damba observed in a Dagbon town just some miles outside Tamale. This event occurred in the years 1967 and 1968. It was to study the activities of the Damba festival and to establish the role of the drummer in the Damba festival.
SOME MAJOR FESTIVALS OF NORTHERN GHAANAIANS
Northern Ghana being the home of numerous ethnic groups and people with diverse traditions and cultural practices, celebrates several ethnic, cultural and religious festivals.
The Damba festival for example is widely observe
BUGUM FESTIVAL CELEBRATION OF THE MOLE-DAGBON KINGDOM
This year's Bugum (Fire) festival was not different from several others years back. The festival gave us an exciting and vibrant cultural displays and entertainment. Even the new world order (covid 19) could not come between the people and their culture. It wi
BUGUM (FIRE) FESTIVAL TO BE CELEBRATED ON SATURDAY (29th August, 2020)
The bugum (fire) festival is widely celebrated by majority of northern tribes. It is a festival which is rooted within the history of the Mole Dagbon kingdom, however most tribes in present day Northern Ghana have adopted and celebrate in
TAMALE TO HOST RENOWNED GHANAIAN ARTIST AT THE SAVANNAH CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
Savannah Centre for Contemporary Art is an artist run project space, exhibition and research hub, cultural repository and artists’ residency. SCCA Tamale is an initiative of world-renowned Ghanaian artist, Ibrahim Mahama, as a contribution towards transf
THE ANUFO KNOWN AS THE PEOPLE OF CHAKOSI
The Anufo popularly known as Chakosi, are Kwa-Speaking Akan group of Togo, Ghana and Benin. They refer to themselves as Anufo “the people of Anu”, a reference to their original homeland in anu, ivory coast.
THE PEOPLE OF YENNU, THE BIMOBA ETHNIC GROUP
The Bimoba tribe also known as Gurma ethnic group can trace its origin to the former Mali kingdom. The tribe later became part of the Songhai empire after attaining it independence from Mali in 1439. They are scattered across Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali as a result of war
AN OVERVIEW OF THE FRAFRA (GURUNE) PEOPLE - II
The term Frafra is an umbrella term that refers to a number of ethnic groups that share the same cultural heritage yet have some minor differences in terms of language and ritual action. The similarities, however, in their culture in terms