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Title: Kenya, Africa


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Kenya, Africa
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  • The shield and crossed spears represent the
    defense of freedom.The black bar symbolizes the
    people of Kenya.The red bar symbolizes the blood
    shed in the struggle for independence.The green
    bar symbolizes Kenya's natural resources.The two
    narrow white bars symbolize peace and unity.

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coat of arms
The coat of arms bears two lions and the Swahili
word Harambee, which means pulling together.
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GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA
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the 53 Nations of Africa
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Kenya
Total Population 28,414,000
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Lake Victoria
Lake Victoria in Africa is the world's
second-largest freshwater lake. These large rock
formations lie on the lake's southern shore in
Tanzania.
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa,
located in Northeast Tanzania, near the Kenya
border. Kilimanjaro is an extinct volcano, and is
one of the most massive in the world. It towers
15,000 feet above the surrounding arid plains,
and 2.5 square miles of its surface are over
18,500 feet.
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Everyday Life
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AFRICAN MUSIC is an integral part of African
culture. Africans from all parts of the
continent utilize various instruments to
communicate, and perform dance rhythms
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Djembe Drums
The Djembe drum is an old communication device.
This instrument is one of the oldest if not the
oldest form of African communication. The drum
was used to signal others from great distances,
often in a network of drummers, relaying messages
of urgency throughout the continent.
African Harp The ancestors believe that
unearthly messages flow from the instrument into
the soul of the musician who in turn plays and
relays this musical information to the audience.
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AFRICAN ART
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Africa is best known for its traditional culture
and vibrant arts and crafts.
The major types of art produced in Africa are
masks, statues, furniture, textiles, pottery,
baskets, beadwork, and metalwork.
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Clothing
Brightly colored hand woven fabics
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AFRICAN JEWELRY
Elephant hair bracelet
Tuareg Glass Pendants
Parents are known to give these beautiful nickel
pendants to their children when they are about to
depart from home but they are worn by all as a
form of good luck and protection.
According to a 1200-year-old legend, it is
believed that the wearer of such a bracelet would
be protected from illness, taken out of harms way
and attain great fortune.
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Dogon Necklace
Glass Shell Beads
To wear one was a sign of prestige and endowed
the owner with a heightened sense of self pride.
They were worn to indicate a persons wealth and
social ranking.
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Many of the rural Kenyans live in small round or
rectangular houses with thatched roofs, walls
made of mud or bundles of branches, and dirt
floors.
AFRICAN
HOMES
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As their finances improve they may add a metal
roof, windows, or concrete walls.
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African Animals
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LETS SEE WHAT WE KNOW! 1. What is the second
largest freshwater lake in Africa? 2. What is
the highest mountain in Africa? 3. What
language do most Kenyans speak? 4. List two
types of art made in Africa. 5. List two types
of instruments used in Africa.
Lake Victoria
Mount Kilamanjaro
Swahili
Answers will vary
Answers will vary
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6. What are the three colors on the Kenyan
flag. 7. What does the red stripe stand for on
the Kenyan flag. 9. How many countries are in
Africa? 10. Write Kenya or U.S. beside each
word. Lake Victoria- Swahili- Grand Canyon-
Black, red, and green
Blood shed
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Kenya
Kenya
U.S.
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11. Describe in one sentence what a typical
Africa home looks like. 12. .What is the
population of Kenya? 13. Is Kenya located on
the North, South, East, or West of
Africa? 14.What is the name of the art project
we have been working on made of cloth? 15.
What is the name of the African folktale that is
similar to the fairytale Cinderella?
Rectangle house made of mud walls, thatched roofs
and dirt floors

28,414,000
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