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Along the Niger River

an African way of life

by Aylette Jenness

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Ethnology,
  • Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Describes life in the town of Yelwa, Nigeria, and in the tribes of the surrounding countryside where western technology has been adapted to the traditional culture in beneficial ways.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 129-131.

    StatementText and photos. by Aylette Jenness
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN653 .J46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p.
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853735M
    ISBN 100690005148
    ISBN 109780690005141
    LC Control Number73020061
    OCLC/WorldCa754487


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Dec 25,  · Niger River, principal river of western Africa. With a length of 2, miles (4, km), it is the third longest river in Africa, after the Nile and the Congo. The Niger is believed to have been named by the Greeks. Along its course it is known by several names. These include the Joliba (Malinke.

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Jan 18,  · Along the Niger River, the Beat of the Sahel. A street performer dances for a crowd at the Festival on the Niger in Ségou, Mali.

wandering down footpaths along the Author: Joshua Hammer. "the River Niger" is a realistic family drama, firmly rooter in the contemporary black experience but with a universality that distills fears, appetites, frustrations and vulnerabilities of the entire human family/5. Along the Niger River book this from a library.

Along the Niger River book the Niger River: an African way of life. [Aylette Jenness] -- Describes life in the town of Yelwa, Nigeria, and in the tribes of the surrounding countryside where western technology has been adapted to the traditional culture in beneficial ways. Jul 05,  · Here are some facts about the River Niger.

The Niger River is Africa’s third longest (after the Nile and the Congo) with a length of 2, miles. It flows from its source in Guinea to its mouth at the Along the Niger River book of Guinea. The Niger River has one of the most unusual courses of any major [ ]. An ancient Along the Niger River book African city built along the Niger River.

Tribute. Payment made by one ruler or country to another for protection or as a sign or submission. In West Africa between about and C.E, Ghana, Songhai, and Mali were 3 ___ that arose. Kingdoms. Dear Internet Archive Supporter, I ask only once a year: please help the Internet Archive today.

Right now, we have a 2-to-1 Matching Gift Campaign, so you can triple your impact. Most can’t afford to give, but we hope you can. The average donation is $ If everyone reading this chips in just $5, we can end this fundraiser maisondesvautours.com: To the west the Niger River crosses about miles of Niger’s territory.

Because of the change in river flow, which occurs because of the dispersal of its waters in its interior delta region in Mali, it is only in January and February that it flows past Niamey in flood.

Aug 13,  · The Niger River fleuve Niger, pronounced:) is the principal river of western Africa, extending about 4, maisondesvautours.com drainage basin is 2. The Niger River & Beyond. Below are some more shots along the river.

Another highlight is seeing wild hippos in the Niger River. Most of them are going to be at a distance; this shot above was taken in full zoom. I did a boat ride with several expats who were living in Niamey.

The boat we were in seemed like it wouldn’t be much of a. Counterintuitively, the river flows east, away from the ocean, through Mali and along the edge of the Sahara Desert; it then arcs south, plunging through Niger, along the border of Benin, and south-east through Nigeria.

Finally, creating an enormous delta basin, it empties millions of cubic metres of water into the Atlantic Ocean.

Apr 10,  · The Niger River is obviously a relevant river among other west-African rivers. It takes the eleventh place among all world longest rivers and takes bronze among all rivers on the African continent. The Niger River is very painterly, its beauty is captivating and eye-catchy.

To get detailed background of one of the African symbols keep reading. 1)Rich soil allowed to grow many crops that gave rise to many civilizations along the Niger in West Africa 2)Help unite the region 3)Allowed merchants and travelers spread goods and ideas up and down the river.

The Niger River is the main river of western maisondesvautours.com is over km ( miles) maisondesvautours.com has a crescent shape and it goes through Guinea, Mali, Niger, on the border with Benin and then through maisondesvautours.comy, it reaches the sea at a large delta, called the Niger Delta of the Oil maisondesvautours.com part of the Atlantic Ocean is called the Gulf of maisondesvautours.com Niger is the third-longest river in Africa.

Niger River sailing in a traditional pirogue; visit Fulani and Bozo villages along Lake Debo and the inland delta of the Niger. Cruise the Niger River in a traditional riverboat; visit Fulani nomads and Bozo fishing villages along Lake Debo and the inland delta of the Niger River.

The vast, majestic Niger River is one of Africa’s great waterways, with such an unusual course that baffled European explorers spent centuries trying to work it out.

It runs for km, but starts only km from the Atlantic Ocean in the highlands of Guinea, close to the border with Sierra Leone. During may stay in Mali I had organized a three-day tour up the Niger River on a small boat. The boat had a crew of two, plus my guide and me.

I spent two nights in a small tent somewhere on the shore of the Niger maisondesvautours.com was a fun trip, and I saw a lot of birds along the river (plus a glimpse of a hippo).

Aug 11,  · Thanks for the A2A. Here’s a screenprint from Google Maps of Niger: Niger is a dry, largely desert nation in West Africa.

The parts of Niger that aren’t desert (in the extreme south of the country) are threatened by desertification from the Sahara.

Niger River synonyms, Niger River pronunciation, Niger River translation, English dictionary definition of Niger River.

A river of western Africa rising in Guinea and flowing about 4, km in a wide arc through Mali, Niger, and Nigeria to the Gulf of Guinea.

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Niger River. The Niger River is the longest river passing through Nigeria, and also the longest river in West maisondesvautours.com: Andrew Mwaniki. Sailing the Niger River is not a luxury affair but rather an "armchair adventure" — you will discover the Niger delta landscape with its varied bird life along the shore, hippos in the river and rural villages with beautiful mosques.

Your guide will be on-hand to explain all. On this particular field trip in Heiko Bleher was searching for fishes east of the Niger delta that is along the long winding Imo River north of Port Harcourt.

The track was terrible, but fortunately dry and at Eberi the road was turning left in the direction of Obibi. The Niger River is quite a clear river. It has only 10% as much sediment as the Nile because the Niger's source is in very old rocks that have little silt. Like the Nile, the Niger River has a flood every year; this starts in September, becomes strongest in November, and finishes by May.

An unusual feature of the river is the Niger Inland Delta.- left: Sokoto River, Kaduna River, Benue River. The river meanders for km ( miles) through the southwestern corner of the country. To the east is a band of semi-arid bush country along the border with Nigeria, shrinking by 20km (12 miles) every year as over-grazing claims more land for the Ténéré Desert, which already occupies over half of Niger.

Apr 07,  · The Niger River basin, located in western Africa, covers % of the continent and spreads over ten countries including Mali, Nigeria, Guinea, Côte 5/5(4). Photo, Print, Drawing [People, animals, and boats along the Niger River in Mali; in background, mud brick walls and buildings, including large white building flying the French flag] / Phillip Harrington.

The River Niger is also a source of income for countries it passes through. Nigeria generates a lot of income from oil obtained from oil reservoirs along the river. The river is used for irrigating sorghum and millet grown along its banks, and also for fresh water fishing. The Niger River is a relatively "clear" river, carrying only a tenth as much sediment as the Nile because the Niger's headwaters lie in ancient rocks that provide little silt.

Like the Nile, the Niger floods yearly; this begins in September, peaks in November, and finishes by May. The River Niger, a loosely autobiographical play by Joseph A. Walker, was first performed by the Negro Ensemble Company in New York City in The play was first published inand was adapted to the screen by Walker in the production starring Cicely Tyson and James Earl Jones.

The Niger is an important river in Africa because it is the principal river in Western Africa and provides an invaluable water source in the Sahara Desert. It’s two fertile deltas provide critical water sources and wetlands to an otherwise very dry region.

The highest spot along the Niger River in Mali, an eighty-foot-high mountain of sand, lies directly across the river from Gao harbor. During the jihadi occupation, it was a favorite getaway spot for Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed Emir of Gao and ruthless co-commander of Al Qaeda in.

Along the Niger River, AWF trained local women in sustainable horticulture practices. These small-scale income generating activities helped to improve living conditions for some of the most disadvantaged members of society who previously relied on harvesting natural resources from protected areas.

Oct 20,  · The Pdf Bank Group is providing support to the Niger Basin Authority to strengthen well-informed decision making around the Fomi dam, in neighboring Guinea. The Fomi dam, to be built along the Niger River, is intended to increase the hydroelectric and irrigation potential of Guinea and Mali.Jan 09,  · By John Wilcockson.

Bamako, Mali — The Niger, the biggest river in West Africa, is more than km maisondesvautours.com a third of its length the Niger cuts a giant swathe through the nationof Mali.The population around the Niger is ebook below the poverty line.

Because of ebook, they rely heavily on the river. The Niger is used by the population for agriculture irrigation, livestock sustainment, fishing, and other general uses. This area has seen a tremendous population increase in past years and is still increasing today.