Batik Workshops

Batik is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a…

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African Tie Dyeing

Two of the most popular dyeing techniques in Africa are tie and dye and resist dye. In tie and dye, designs are first tied or stitched into the cloth, using…

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The African Yam Festival

Yams are usually the first fruits of the harvest, the staple food of many peoples of western Africa. The yam is a large tuberous root related to the sweet potato.…

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